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Rao Harsha Laxmana - - 2011
To compare the surgical outcomes of single site phacotrabeculectomy without mitomycin C (MMC) in primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG) and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). We retrospectively reviewed the records of all patients with a diagnosis of PACG and POAG, who underwent single site phacotrabeculectomy without MMC between January 2001 and December ...
Assaad Nagi N - - 2011
To assess the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in the management of recurrent pterygium. Thirty-nine eyes with recurrent pterygium were treated with surgical excision and limbal conjunctival autograft, followed by a course of HBOT. Patients were followed for development of recurrence. Of the 39 eyes, 18 had a known ...
Birkholz Emily S - - 2011
To analyze the outcome of excisional biopsy of ocular surface (conjunctival and corneal) squamous cell intraepithelial (in situ) neoplasia with and without the adjunctive use of intraoperative and postoperative mitomycin C. A retrospective case review was conducted on 34 consecutive patients with histopathologically proven ocular surface squamous cell intraepithelial neoplasia ...
Gindroz Fanny - - 2011
Purpose. This is a prospective study reporting on modified deep sclerectomy (DS) using the Ex-PRESS LR-50 in combined cataract and glaucoma surgery. Methods. Twenty-four eyes of 24 patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma underwent modified DS. After phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation, the Ex-PRESS LR-50 was inserted into the anterior chamber ...
Tang Y - - 2011
To evaluate the therapeutic effect of rehabilitation therapy on radiation-induced dysphagia and trismus in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients after radiotherapy. 43 NPC patients after radiotherapy were included. Patients were randomly assigned to either the rehabilitation group or a control group. Both groups were subjected to routine treatment, while the rehabilitation ...
Netland Peter A - - 2010
To evaluate the results of Ahmed Glaucoma Valve surgery in neovascular glaucoma and control patients. In this retrospective comparative study, we reviewed 76 eyes of 76 patients, comparing the surgical outcomes in control patients (N=38) to matched neovascular glaucoma patients (N=38). Success was defined as intraocular pressure (IOP) ≥6 mm ...
Okka Mehmet - - 2010
Objective: To assess the efficacy of surgical excision of sub-Tenon triamcinolone acetonide (TA) deposits in the control of steroid-induced glaucoma.Design: Prospective, nonrandomized, interventional case series.Participants: Eighteen eyes of 14 subjects with increased IOP within 6 months of sub-Tenon TA injection who did not respond to medical antiglaucomatous treatment were included ...
Aykan Umit - - 2011
Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is widely used for the treatment of glaucoma. The main target tissue of this treatment modality is trabecular meshwork. We aimed to detect the SLT-induced changes in the thickness of ciliary body (CBT) and iris (IT), quantitatively. Thirty-one patients treated by SLT were examined by ultrasound ...
Rantala Elina - - 2012
Purpose:  To evaluate the outcome of 180° micropulse diode laser trabeculoplasty (MDLT) in patients with open-angle glaucoma. Methods:  A retrospective review of 40 eyes of 29 MDLT-treated patients with a minimum follow-up time of 6 months. Successful outcome was defined as follows: (i) a ≥20% or (ii) a ≥3-mmHg decrease ...
Palejwala Neal - - 2010
To assess the success of needling in failed filtration blebs and the potential benefit of using either 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) or mitomycin C (MMC). In this retrospective, comparative observational case series, 107 eyes that underwent needle revision with either 5-FU or MMC between July 2003 and May 2008 at Wills Eye ...
Her Jiann-Shyan - - 2010
The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of auricular acupressure in controlling intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with glaucoma. Thirty-three (33) patients were recruited through advertisement at the clinic for glaucoma. These patients were divided into the auricular acupressure group (16 patients, 28 glaucoma eyes) and the ...
Grieshaber Matthias C - - 2010
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To study the safety and effectiveness of 360° viscodilation and tensioning of Schlemm canal (canaloplasty) in black African patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS: Sixty randomly selected eyes of 60 consecutive patients with POAG were included in this prospective study. Canaloplasty comprised 360° catheterisation of Schlemm's canal by ...
Kandarakis Artemios - - 2010
To measure intraocular pressure (IOP) elevation 6 and 24 hours after phacoemulsification in patients with glaucoma and to investigate the efficacy of brimonidine tartrate 0.2% in preventing IOP rise on the first postoperative day following cataract surgery. In this prospective randomized single-masked study, 86 eyes of 78 patients with well-controlled ...
Pianini Veronica - - 2010
To compare the efficacy and safety of preservative-free Netilmycin/Dexamethasone with that of preserved Tobramycin/Dexamethasone, postcataract surgery. Prospective, randomized, single-blind study on patients submitted to phacoemulsification. During preoperatory visits, at 7 and 21 days conjunctival hyperemia, corneal edema, Tyndall, Shirmer I, corneal and conjunctival lissamine green and fluorescein staining, and intraocular ...
Shimozono Masataka - - 2011
to assess the efficacy and safety of the newly developed three-step incision method of performing 23-gauge vitrectomy. a retrospective comparative study in which a consecutive series of 45 eyes that underwent the three-step incision type of 23-gauge vitrectomy was compared with a series of 27 consecutive eyes that had previously ...
Paranhos Augusto - - 2010
The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in hyperemia and intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients who switch from prostaglandin or prostamide to a fixed combination of prostamide and timolol maleate. A multicenter, longitudinal, noncontrolled, nonrandomized open trial was conducted. One hundred forty-four patients (282 eyes) were selected: ...
Lüke Julia - - 2010
Background: The aim of the study was to analyze the effect of Dimethylenaston, a mitotic kinesin 5 (Eg5) inhibitor, in an experimental setting of glaucoma filtration surgery. Methods: On 37 chinchilla rabbits (ChBBCH), glaucoma filtration surgery similar to clinical practice, was performed. The animals received either no adjuvant, one unilateral ...
Barton Keith - - 2011
The Ahmed Baerveldt Comparison (ABC) Study compares the long-term outcomes and complications of the Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV; model FP7; New World Medical, Los Ranchos, CA) and the Baerveldt glaucoma implant (BGI; model 101-350; Abbott Medical Optics, Abbott Park, IL). Multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial. Two hundred seventy-six glaucoma patients ...
Budenz Donald L - - 2011
To determine the relative efficacy and complications of the Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) model FP7 (New World Medical, Ranchos Cucamonga, CA) and the Baerveldt glaucoma implant (BGI) model 101-350 (Abbott Medical Optics, Abbott Park, IL) in refractory glaucoma. Multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial. Two hundred seventy-six patients, including 143 in ...
Sen Emine - - 2010
To investigate effectiveness of doxycycline after trabeculectomy in rabbits by evaluating bleb appearance, intraocular pressure, and levels of matrix metalloproteinase-1, -2, -3, and -9 and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 and -2 in the subconjunctival (sc) area. Twenty-nine New Zealand White rabbits were assigned into 1 of 6 groups as ...
Chai Charmaine - - 2010
Compare the efficacy and safety profile of viscocanalostomy versus trabeculectomy in uncontrolled glaucoma. We looked through various search engines for randomized controlled trials directly comparing viscocanalostomy with trabeculectomy. Outcome measurements we examined were mean intraocular pressure difference at 6 months, 12 months, and 24 months, mean difference in postoperative number ...
Crichton Andrew C S - - 2010
The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of dorzolamide-timolol (DT) in the management of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and ocular hypertension. An open-label, 12-week, multicenter, Canadian study was conducted. Patients with untreated OAG or ocular hypertension received DT for 12 weeks to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP). If target ...
Januleviciene Ingrida - - 2010
To provide a commentary on recent studies with the new IOP-lowering fixed-combination product brinzolamide 1%/timolol 0.5%. Medline was searched for brinzolamide/timolol fixed-combination clinical literature (up to May 18, 2010) and the current comprehensive brinzolamide/timolol literature was reviewed. Compared with another carbonic anhydrase inhibitor-containing product, dorzolamide 2%/timolol 0.5%, brinzolamide/timolol has similar ...
Smith Lynsey N - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To determine effects after topical administration of latanoprost, timolol, or a commercially available latanoprosttimolol combination twice daily on intraocular pressure (IOP), pupil size (PS), and heart rate (HR) in clinically normal dogs. ANIMALS: 17 clinically normal dogs. PROCEDURES: A randomized controlled clinical trial was performed with a treatment (n=9) ...
Kim Seong-Woo - - 2010
PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to determine the incidence, duration, and risk factors for postoperative transient hypotony after pars plana silicone oil removal. METHODS: This was a retrospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. The records of 89 eyes of 89 patients who underwent pars plana silicone oil removal with ...
Ortiz-Perez Santiago - - 2010
Travoprost is a prostaglandin analog used in the treatment of open-angle glaucoma. This drug is safe and efficacious and has a low incidence of systemic and local side effects. Common local side effects are conjunctival hyperemia, iris pigmentation, and hypertrichosis of the eyelashes. The authors present a case of a ...
Schwartz Arthur L - - 2010
PURPOSE: To describe a new, in-office procedure for limiting symptomatic, circumferential conjunctival blebs occurring after trabeculectomy. PATIENTS: Two eyes of 2 patients status postfornix-based trabeculectomy with mitomycin C were found to have symptomatic circumferential blebs. METHODS: Risks and benefits of cautery were discussed, along with alternatives including continued conservative treatment ...
Pajic B - - 2010
To report the long-term effect of the dorzolamide/timolol (DTFC) and latanoprost/timolol (LTFC) fixed combinations on intraocular pressure (IOP) and visual field defects over time in naïve primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) patients. Prospective, 4-year, open-label, interventional study. Setting: high-volume outpatient clinic. Patients: 178 patients were assigned to receive medical treatment with ...
Mahdy Reda A - - 2010
To evaluate the potential usefulness of a freeze-dried (lyophilized) amniotic membrane transplantation with mitomycin C (MMC) in the maintenance of functioning glaucoma surgery in cases of pediatric glaucoma. Thirty eyes of pediatric patients with glaucoma were included in this study. Trabeculectomy with amniotic membrane implantation and MMC was done in ...
Prata Tiago Santos - - 2010
To evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering effect of anecortave acetate, delivered by anterior juxtascleral depot injection, in eyes with various forms of glaucoma. A prospective, interventional case series was carried out. Twenty-eight uncontrolled glaucoma patients received a single injection of anecortave acetate (24 to 30 mg) in 1 selected eye ...
Rhiu Soolienah - - 2010
Surgical outcomes of phacoemulsification only and phacoemulsification combined with trabeculectomy were compared in patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG). Clinical records of 41 consecutive patients were retrospectively reviewed, and there was no difference in best-corrected visual acuity and intraocular pressure preoperatively and at the final follow-up in both study groups. ...
Dada Tanuj - - 2010
Glaucoma drainage devices are an option in refractory glaucomas for control of intraocular pressure (IOP). We evaluated the outcome of pars plana Ahmed glaucoma valve along with triamcinolone-assisted vitrectomy in 11 eyes with uncontrolled IOP on maximum tolerable antiglaucoma therapy. The mean preoperative IOP of 33.64 +/- 5.99 (range 26 ...
Rosentreter A - - 2010
The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy and complications of trabeculectomy with a biodegradable implant (ologen implant) vs trabeculectomy using mitomycin C (MMC) in patients with medically uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma in a prospective randomised clinical trial. In the MMC group (10 patients), trabeculectomy was performed according to ...
Klink Thomas - - 2011
the Wuerzburg bleb classification score (WBCS) aims at an objective and standardized assessment of the developing filtering bleb after trabeculectomy, in order to detect and treat bleb scarring at the earliest possible stage of development. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the prognostic value of the early ...
Reichstein David - - 2011
To report the initial clinical outcomes of a combined procedure utilizing 25-gauge vitrectomy and posterior tube shunt placement in eyes with refractory glaucoma not amenable to standard treatment. Retrospective chart review. We included 10 eyes (10 consecutive adult patients, mean age 61 years) with advanced glaucoma and anterior segment abnormalities ...
Gdih Gdih A - - 2011
Comparison of efficacy of intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction between 1- versus 2-site phacotrabeculectomy. The last systematic review concluded that there was weak evidence to suggest that 2-site phacotrabeculectomy provides 1- to 2-mmHg lower IOP than 1-site surgery. Since this study, there have been further publications on this topic, stimulating this ...
Liu He-nan - - 2010
Phacotrabeculectomy can be performed using one-site or two-site incisions. This meta-analysis evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of one-site versus two-site phacotrabeculectomy in the treatment of patients with coexisting cataract and glaucoma. A comprehensive literature search was performed according to the Cochrane Collaboration methodology to identify randomized controlled clinical trials comparing ...
Centofanti Marco - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the ocular hypotensive effect of bimatoprost plus timolol and travoprost plus timolol fixed combinations in glaucoma patients whose disease was controlled but had not reached their target intraocular pressure (IOP) with the fixed combination of latanoprost plus timolol. DESIGN: A 2 × 3-month, multicenter, prospective, randomized, double-masked, ...
Ahn Jae Kyoun - - 2010
PURPOSES: To investigate morphologic changes in anterior segments based on inflammatory phases of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH). METHODS: The author recruited 76 consecutive eyes of 38 patients with initial-onset VKH and 52 eyes of 26 patients with recurrent VKH. Morphologic changes in anterior segments were measured by ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). UBM parameters ...
Faridi Usama A - - 2010
To compare the efficacy and tolerance of three prostaglandin analogues, bimatoprost, latanoprost and travoprost in patients with previously untreated open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Prospective randomized single (investigator) masked comparative clinical trial at the Taunton and Somerset NHS Hospital, Taunton, UK. Newly diagnosed, treatment naïve glaucoma/ocular hypertension patients were recruited. ...
Rueth Natasha M - - 2011
Oxaliplatin (OX) is increasingly used for hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPC) for patients with peritoneal metastases. Our aim was to review electrolyte disturbances and complications after HIPC with oxaliplatin (OX) versus mitomycin C (MMC). We included patients enrolled in single-institution prospective clinical trials who underwent cytoreductive surgery and HIPC with MMC ...
Jonisch Jonathan - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the short-term safety and efficacy of topical preservative-free dexamethasone 0.01% for the treatment of ocular surface disease and/or tearing refractory to conventional treatments. METHODS: Retrospective chart review of all patients who received topical unpreserved dexamethasone 0.01% (Leiters Pharmacy, San Jose, CA). Follow-up visits were reviewed for subjective ...
Araie Makoto - - 2010
PURPOSE: To estimate the deterioration rates of visual field loss in Japanese normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) patients under either topical nipradilol or timolol, and to explore intergroup differences in the treatment results. METHODS: A total of 146 NTG patients with mild to moderate damage were randomized to either nipradilol or timolol ...
García-Feijoó Julián - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To compare brimonidine/timolol fixed combination (BrTFC; Combigan *) with dorzolamide/timolol fixed combination (DTFC; Cosopt dagger) in terms of ability to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS: This was a prospective, randomized, double-masked, crossover study. After 6 weeks of therapy with timolol maleate 0.5% twice daily, ...
Palmberg Paul - - 2010
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of fixed combination latanoprost/timolol versus latanoprost or timolol monotherapy. This 12-week, randomized, double-masked study was designed to overcome potential shortcomings of previous trials. We enrolled 788 subjects with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension treated with a beta-blocker for > or = 4 weeks before ...
Ramli N - - 2010
Recent studies have advocated the use of laser iridoplasty or paracentesis in the initial management of patients with acute primary angle closure (APAC). The aim of this study was to ascertain the effectiveness of medical treatment consisting of topical and systemic intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering agents in the initial management of ...
Aristeidou Antonios P - - 2011
To evaluate and compare the recorded IOP values of the Pascal dynamic contour tonometer (PDCT) and the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). Three groups of 84, 182 and 43 patients each were treated by PRK for myopia, LASIK for myopia and ...
Bissig Alexandre - - 2010
The efficacy and safety of a newly designed Ex-PRESS X-200 drainage device for the surgical treatment of glaucoma was evaluated. A clinical, prospective, monocentric, non-randomised, unmasked study on patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma was performed. A superficial scleral flap was created. A posterior deep sclerectomy (DS) was dissected without opening ...
Kahook Malik Y - - 2010
PURPOSE: To investigate outcomes after trabeculectomy using intraoperative intravitreal ranibizumab and topical mitomycin C (MMC) vs MMC alone. DESIGN: Prospective randomized single-site pilot study. METHODS: Patients diagnosed with primary open-angle glaucoma were randomized 1:1 to either combination intravitreal ranibizumab 0.5 mg and topically applied MMC (0.4 mg/mL for 2 min) ...
Yip Jennifer L Y - - 2010
AIMS: To determine if screening with an ultrasound A-scan and prophylactic treatment of primary angle closure (PAC) with laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) can reduce the incidence of primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) in Mongolia. METHODS: A single-masked randomised controlled trial was initiated in 1999. 4725 volunteer Mongolian participants ≥ 50 ...
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