Table 2

Intraoperative complications in 1800 cataract operations at Kikuyu Hospital, Kenya, 1999

Jan–MarchApril–JuneJuly–SeptOct–DecTotal
ComplicationNo (%)No (%)No (%)No (%)No (%)
Post capsule rupture29 (7.6)27 (5.6)31 (5.7)27 (7.0)114 (6.3)
Zonular dehiscence 3 (0.8) 6 (1.2) 6 (1.1) 2 (0.5) 17 (0.9)
Vitreous loss22 (5.7)28 (5.8)31 (5.7)16 (4.1) 97 (5.1)
Total operations3844845443881800