United Nations
Information Centre | Nepal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Randomized controlled trial of anterior-chamber intraocular lenses in Nepal: long-term follow-up
PDF File Size: 166 KB | Download   
Reference: Evans, J.R.; Hennig, A.; Pradhan, D.; Foster, A.; Lagnado, R.; Poulson, A.; Johnson, G.J.; Wormald, R.P.L. (2000). Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Randomized controlled trial of anterior-chamber intraocular lenses in Nepal: long-term follow-up, WHO. URL-http://apps.who.int/iris/ Globally, cataract is the most frequent cause of blindness, affecting more than 20 million people (1). Most of these people live in rural areas of developing countries, where there are limited ophthalmologically
trained personnel or services. There are two ways to remove the cataractous lens. It can be extracted in its entirety (intracapsular cataract extraction, ICCE) or the lens contents can be removed leaving the posterior lens capsule in place (extracapsular cataract extraction, ECCE). ICCE is a quicker and simpler technique, but is associated with more complications related to disturbance of the vitreous face. It is still commonly performed in rural Africa and Asia, whereas ECCE is the preferred technique in industrialized countries. The disadvantage of ECCE is that, in a proportion of cases, the lens capsule becomes opaque, requiring further intervention in order to maintain good vision.









Publisher:
WHO ,   (2000 )
Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
MEDICAL RESEARCH, BLINDNESS, EYE DISEASES, CATARACT EXTRACTION, PATIENTS, OPHTHALMOLOGY, PUBLIC HEALTH, INTRAOCULAR, TREATMENT, RURAL HEALTH, SURGERY, VISION, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL.
Thematic Group:
 WHO : World Health Organization
Thesaurus:
10.06.02  -  Medical Sciences
Reference Link:
** This document has been:
513  times viewed
1  times downloaded.
Feeder: YASHOHANGMARAI , Editor: , Auditor:

View Document History
Related Topics
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Cost-effectiveness of Cataract Surgery in a Public Health Eye Care Programme in Nepal
Prevention of Blindness and Visual Impairment in Nepal - Assignment Report (WHO Project: ICP PBL 001)
Cost-effectiveness of cataract surgery in a public health eye care programme in Nepal
Public Health Ophthalmology in Nepal - Assignment report (WHO Project: SE ICP OCD 002)
Prevention of Blindness in Nepal (Public Health Ophthalmology in Nepal) - Assignment Report
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Reliability of Clinical Diagnosis in Identifying Infectious Trachoma in a Low-prevalence Area of Nepal
Comparison of Two Azithromycin Distribution Strategies for Controlling Trachoma in Nepal
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #18, 22 May 2015
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #18, 22 May 2015
Long-term Health Plans in Nepal - Assignment Report (WHO Project: NEP SHS 001)
Bugs, Drugs & Smoke
Postage Stamps as a Health Promotion Tool in the Nepalese Community
Nepal Earthquake, Health Cluster Bulletin #2, 04 – 10 May 2015
Nepal Earthquake, Health Cluster Bulletin #5, 28 May - 3 June 2015
Nepal Earthquake - Health Cluster Bulletin # 6 (19 June 2015)
Improving the teaching of Public Health at under graduate level in Medical Schools - Suggested Guidelines
Training of Health Manpower in Nepal - Assignment Report (WHO Project: NEP HMD 001)
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #14, 11 May 2015
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Tolerance of Young Infants to a Single, Large Dose of Vitamin A: a Randomized Community Trial in Nepal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Control of Tuberculosis in an Urban Setting in Nepal: Public–private Partnership
The Thirty-First Session of WHO South-East Asia Advisory Committee on Health Research
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Medical Spending and Health Outcome in Nepal: Problems with Technology or its Distribution?
Assignment Report on Production of Freeze-dried Smallpox Vaccine, Nepal (WHO Project: SEARO 0038)
UN Staff Influenza Pandemic: Update # 11 (15th June,2009)
UN Staff Influenza Pandemic: Update #4 (7th May, 2009)
Nutrition Surveillance Reports Health Assessment Programme: Issue No.1, (January–June 2011)
World TB Day 2003 Highlights Report
Health : Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief ( July 2015 )
Vitamin A Deficiency and Corneal Ulceration in South-East Nepal: Implications for Preventing Blindness in Children
Assignment Report on Laboratory Services in Tuberculosis/Leprosy Control, Kathmandu Valley
Nepal Earthquake, Health Cluster Bulletin #3, 11 -17 May 2015
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care Facilities: Status in Low- And Middle-Income Countries And Way Forward
Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors: STEPS Survey Nepal 2013
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2004 - Postage stamps as a health promotion tool in the Nepalese community
Evaluation of Academic Detailing Programme on Childhood Diarrhoea Management by Primary Healthcare Providers in Banke District of Nepal
Strategy For Oral Health in South-East Asia, 2013–2020
The World Health Report 2013: Research For Universal Health Coverage
Basic Health and its Sub-sectors in Far Western and Mid Western Region (4 July 2011)
First Regional Field Epidemiology Training Programee For Veterinarians (FETPV) For SAARC Countries
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #17, 19 May 2015
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Impact of Nutrition Education and Mega-dose Vitamin A Supplementation on the Health of Children in Nepal
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #16, 15 May 2015
Twenty-Second Session Of The South-East Asia Advisory Committee On Health Research
WHO Situation Report #2 (3oth August 2006)
Accelerating Universal Access to Reproductive Health
Multisectoral Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases (2014-2020)
WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health Depression and suicide: towards new paradigms in prevention and care
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Risk Factors for Early Infant Mortality in Sarlahi District, Nepal
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 7, Nos 4/5, 2001 - Physical Fitness Status Among the Students of a Medical College in Kathmandu, Nepal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization - Risk of Death Following Pregnancy in Rural Nepal
Communicable disease risk assessment and interventions-Flooding disaster: Nepal
Further Analysis Of 2011 Nepal Demographic And Health Survey On Tobacco Data
Leprosy Control, Nepal - Assignment Report, 12 June - 22 September 1976
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #15, 13 May 2015
WHO Nepal Earthquake - Situation Report #15, 13 May 2015
Humanitarian Crisis After the Nepal Earthquakes 2015: Initial Public Health Risk Assessment and Interventions, May 2015
Promotion Of Research On Health Sector Reforms (3 April 1996)
Nepal - WHO’s response to immediate health needs [YOUTUBE]
Nepal- Health Sectors and Programmes in Mid and Far Western Regions (28 July 2011)
Nepal- Health Sector in Mid and Far Western Regions (4 July 2011)
Making a Difference WHO in South-East Asia Region
Post-Emergency Syndromic Disease Surveillance Guidelines: Epidemiology & Disease Control Division
YAWS Elimination: India's Success Story Leads the Way for Global Eradication
Youth and Mental Health
Second Regional Field Epidemiology Training Programme For Veterinarians (FETPV) For SAARC Countries
Economic analysis of animal Diseases
Prefab Health Facilities Proving a Boon for Post-earthquake Nepal [Youtube]
Nepal–WHO, Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS), 2018–2022
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017
Health Cluster Coordination Meeting - WHO/UN House: 7 May 2015
Veterinary Public Health in Nepal - Assignment Report (WHO Project ICP VPH 001)
WHO Bulletin OMS vol 68- Accessibility of Dog Populations for Rabies Control in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Diarrhea Outbreak: ADRA’s Response To The Western Part Of Nepal
Rapid Hazard and Risk Assessment Post-Flood Return Analysis
Nepal Health Sector Programme - implimentation plan II (NHSP - IP) 2010-15
Asia-Pacific Workshop on Multisectoral Collaboration for the Prevention and Control of Zoonosis
Health Action in Nepal-Health Newsletter - Issue VI (February 2006)
Assignment Report on Health Laboratory Services (WHO Project: Nepal 0010)
Assignment Report on Health Laboratory Services, Nepal
Assignment Report on Health Laboratory Services, Nepal
Information On the Malaria Control Programme in Nepal
South-East Asia Regional Research Programme (25 March 1996)
Emergency and Humanitarian Action, WHO Nepal Nepal Earthquake Health Update : Report No. 9
Lessons from Nepal: How do you prepare for a disaster? [YouTube]
WHO district support office in Gorkha to support the government of Nepal after 2015 earthquakes [YOUTUBE]
Nepal : Diarrhoea Outbreak in Jajarkot District (16 July, 2009)
Nutrition Surveillance Reports Health Assessment Programme: Issue No.3, (January–December 2012)
Nutrition Surveillance Reports Health Assessment Programme: Issue No.2, (January–December 2011)
A Study On The Socio-Economic Impact Of HIV/AIDS In Nepal
World Drug Report (2015)
National Immunization Programme: PCV Introduction in Nepal- An initiative to Improve Child Health (Volume 2 - Issue 1)
National Immunization Programme: First Child Immunized In The South East Asia With Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) (Volume 1 - Issue 1)
WHO Flags Spinal Care As Critical Medical Gap, Long-Term Health Need Of Nepal
Women’s and Children’s Health: Evidence of Impact of Human Rights
World Health Organization 2014: A Wealth of Information on Global Public Health
Noncommunicable Diseases in the South-East Asia Region: Situation and response 2011
WHO Country Cooperation Strategy 2006-2011 Nepal
Migration Health Center
South East Asia Region South-East ASIA Advisory Commitee On Health Research Twenty-Second Session
Nepal Pharmaceutical Country Profile (September 27, 2011)
100 result(s) found.