Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Original Research

Natl J Med Res. 2016; 6(1): 54-57


Evaluation of visual outcome of cataract surgery in rural eye-camps in the state of Maharashtra.

Rupali Darpan Maheshgauri, Abha Gahlot, sonal kohli, Radhika Paranjpe, Bhagyashri kadam, Gira Raninga, deepaswi bhavsar.

Abstract
Abstract:
Aim of study- To evaluate patients satisfaction and success of cataract surgery.
Methods-This population based retrospective study included 1000 patients .Out of which 500 were operated in surgical camp and remaining 500 were operated in “Pdm. Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune in institution setup from July to December 2013.The study was conducted at a number of camps held in peripheral north Maharashtra .Evaluation of visual acuity and patients satisfaction with scheduled porforma was done. Statistical analysis was performed with the help of cataract monitoring outcome software developed by International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for evaluation of gender difference, visual acuity, complications and patients satisfaction .
Result-In camp, 71.60% female and 28.40% male patients operated. And in base hospital, 58.40% male and 41.60% female were operated..Post operative.Visual acuity of 6/6 in base hospital was 90.4% and in camp was 69.2%. Number of visits in base hospital was 81.6% and in camp was 43% due to lack of post operative follow-ups cause of absence of transportation coupled with socio-economic background..The post operative complication rate and patients satisfaction in base hospital was 9.6% and 83% respectively and .In camp was 30% and58.6 % respectively. Conclusion Camp services should be at same location of base hospital with good transportation that helps to make doctor- patient bonding and improve visual outcome. Involvement of the local community leaders may provide an improved alternative.

Key words: Keywords: Cataract, Visual acuity ,patient satisfaction



Similar Articles

Visual naked-eye detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA based on covalent organic framework capsules.
Wang M, Lin Y, Lu J, Sun Z, Deng Y, Wang L, Yi Y, Li J, Yang J, Li G
Chemical engineering journal (Lausanne, Switzerland : 1996). 2022; 429(): 132332

Health-seeking behaviour, views and preferences of adults with suspected increased intestinal permeability: A cross-sectional survey of Australian adults.
Leech B, McIntyre E, Steel A, Sibbritt D
Integrative medicine research. 2022; 11(1): 100757

Induced pluripotent stem cells for defining Parkinsonian patient subtypes: a further step toward precision medicine.
Bono F, Missale C, Fiorentini C
Neural regeneration research. 2022; 17(4): 767-769

Standardized terminology and visual atlas of the external morphology and terminalia for the genus (Diptera: Drosophilidae).
Santos Rampasso A, O'Grady PM
Fly. 2022; 16(1): 37-61

Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis and Network Meta-Analysis.
Freeman SC
Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2022; 2345(): 279-298


Full-text options


Latest Statistics about COVID-19
• pubstat.org


Add your Article(s) to Indexes
• citeindex.org






Covid-19 Trends and Statistics
ScopeMed.com
CiteIndex.org
CancerLine
FoodsLine
PhytoMedline
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.



ScopeMed Web Sites