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The numbers of cataract surgeries performed, visual outcomes and posterior capsule rupture (PCR) rates are shown in Figures 1.1 to 1.3.




Benchmarks of success

Table 1.1 Outcomes of cataract surgery from international studies and at SNEC

Title of study

Country

Number of cases

BCVA 6/12 or better with ocular comorbidity
                                                                                                                                                                     No (%)       Yes (%)
The Cataract National Dataset electronic multi-centre audit of 55,567 operations: updating benchmark standards of care in the United Kingdom and internationally (laycock et al., 2009

UK

55,567

94.7

79.9

Determination of valid benchmarks for outcome indicators in cataract surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort trial (Hanh et al., 2011)

Germany

 

1,685

 

98.5

 

-

Visual outcome of cataract surgery; study from the European Registry of Quality Outcomes for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Lundstrom, Barry, Henry, Rosen, & Stenevi, 2013)15 European countries

368,256

98.2

94.3

SNEC (main centre) 2014 audit data – phacoemulsification outcomesSingapore13,68299.3-

References

  1. Hahn, U., Krummenauer, F., Kolbl, B., Neuhann, T., Schayan-Araghi, K., Schmickler, S., & Neuhann, I. (2011). Determination of valid benchmarks for outcome indicators in cataract surgery; a multicentre, prospective cohort trial. Ophthalmology, 118, 2105-2112.

  2. Jaycock, P., Johnston, R. L., Taylor, H., Adams, M., Tole, D. M., Galloway, P., & Sparrow, J. M. (2009). The Cataract National Dataset electronic multi-centre audit of 55,567 operations: updating benchmark standards of care in the United Kingdom and internationally. Eye, 23, 38-49.

  3. Lundstrom, M., Barry, P., Henry, Y., Rosen, P., & Stenevi, U. (2013). Visual outcome of cataract surgery; study from the European Registry of Quality Outcomes for Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, 39, 673-679.

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