VJCRS covers challenges, complication issues

September 1, 2006

Cincinnati-Entering its 22nd year, the 2006 Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (VJCRS) releases the next two issues in the quarterly published video presentations, "Challenging Cases in Cataract Surgery" and "Complication Management," respectively.

Cincinnati-Entering its 22nd year, the 2006 Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (VJCRS) releases the next two issues in the quarterly published video presentations, "Challenging Cases in Cataract Surgery" and "Complication Management," respectively.

In the first issue, Robert Osher, MD, Cincinnati, presents new concepts in nanophthalmos; Rosa Brage-Mele, MD, Canada, shares her experience with 25-gauge vitrectomy; Bhartir Nihalani, MD, Urvi Jani, MD, and Abhay Vasavade, MS, FRCS, India, describe their surgical approach to relative anterior microphthalmia; Virgilio Centurión MD, and Juan Carlos Caballero, MD, Brazil, review the intumescent cataract; and Luther Fry, MD, Garden City, KS, demonstrates the leathery anterior capsule.

In addition, Gerard Nah, MD, Chee Chew Yip, MD, and Augustinus Laude, MD, Singapore, present a case of intralenticular foreign body; Mark Packer, MD, Eugene, OR, shows a novel approach to the post-radial keratotomy patient; David Allen, MD, and Sridhar Manvikar, MD, United Kingdom, share their pearls on tackling intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) while Lisa Brothers Arbisser, MD, Davenport, IA, tackles a mature brunescent cataract; and Vasavade and Sheena Dholakia, DOMS, India, present a case of Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Hiroko Bissen-Miyajima, MD, and Jun Shimazaki, MD, Japan, show their approach to cataract surgery in patients with surface disease.

In addition, Howard Gimbel, MD, Canada, describes six variations of optic capture with more examples by Wan-Soo Kim, MD, and Suk-Ho Byeun, MD, Korea; Jose and Diego Guerrero, MD, Argentina, salvage a sinking nucleus while the Agarwal group reviews their approach to the dropped lens; and Dr. Osher presents a dramatic example of a cannula on the rampage. The issue concludes with a humorous compilation of resident errors produced by Bonnie Henderson, MD, and Paul Yates, MD, United States.

The video presentations, produced by Dr. Osher, are available in either CD or DVD format. For more details, contact Glenda Jockers by e-mail, gfjockers@cincinnatieye.com
or by phone, 513/984-5133, ext. 3239.

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