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Phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens versus extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with posterior chamber intraocular lens for age-related cataract

  1. Samantha R de Silva1,
  2. Yasmin Riaz1,
  3. Jennifer R Evans2,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 29 JAN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 13 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008812.pub2


How to Cite

de Silva SR, Riaz Y, Evans JR. Phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens versus extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) with posterior chamber intraocular lens for age-related cataract. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008812. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008812.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, ICEH, London, UK

*Jennifer R Evans, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, ICEH, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK. jennifer.evans@lshtm.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 29 JAN 2014

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References to studies included in this review

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  4. Additional references
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Chee 1999 {published data only}
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George 2005 {published data only}
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Katsimpris 2004 {published data only}
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Landau 1999 {published data only}
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MEHOX 2004 {published data only}
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Durovic 2004 {published data only}
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References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to studies awaiting assessment
  4. Additional references
  5. References to other published versions of this review
Riaz 2010
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