rhexis


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rhexis

 [rek´sis]
the rupture of a blood vessel or of an organ.

rhexis

/rhex·is/ (rek´sis) the rupture of a blood vessel or of an organ.

rhexis

(rĕk′sĭs) [Gr., rupture]
The rupture of any organ, blood vessel, or tissue.

rhexis

the rupture of a blood vessel or of an organ.
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We may need fine angled scissors to cut and complete rhexis via tunnel.
These are flaps that may be present if the rhexis is not continuous; if left they may encroach on the visual axis.
14) The rhexis or surgical technique can be modified to try to prevent this from occurring.
Posterior capsular tears may be converted into a posterior rhexis, by altering the shape into a curve; this will stop it from increasing in size.
Same problem is encountered when the rhexis is small, here; relaxing incision is given over the anterior capsule to facilitate nucleus subluxation.
A visible rhexis margin can prevent inadvertent damage during nuclear emulsification, such as phacoemulsification of the anterior capsular edge or passage of the chopper on top of the anterior capsule.