The Effect of Enoxaparin-Containing Irrigation Fluid Used During Cataract Surgery on Postoperative Inflammation in Patients With Diabetes – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To investigate effects of enoxaparin on postoperative inflammation in patients with moderate nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR) and nuclear cataract.Design: Prospective masked controlled trial.Methods: setting: Institutional practice. study population: The study included 51 eyes of 51 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients with moderate NPDR and grade 2-3 nuclear cataracts. Group 1 included randomly selected patients who received enoxaparin in balanced salt solution (BSS) during cataract surgery, while standard BSS was used in Group 2. observation procedure: Patients were followed up 1 day, 1 week, and 1 and 2 months after the surgery. main outcome measures: Anterior chamber cell and flare.Results: Postoperatively, 20 patients from (Read more...)

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