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Kiuchi Yoshiaki - - 2010
To compare the effectiveness of standard revision surgery using mitomycin C (MMC) with revision using amniotic membrane transplantation and MMC for elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) after trabeculectomy. A retrospective, nonrandomized comparative study of 36 eyes of 36 patients with a failed trabeculectomy. Patients were divided into two groups, ie, a ...
Brief Gerrett - - 2010
To assess the efficacy and tolerability of a fixed combination of bimatoprost and timolol (BTFC) in a large patient sample in a clinical setting. In this multicenter, observational, noncontrolled, open-label study, patients (n = 1862) with primary open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension were treated with BTFC. Assessments were made at ...
Falck Aura - - 2011
Aim of study:  To follow up prospectively the intraocular pressure (IOP) of healthy eyes with senile cataract undergoing phacoemulsification surgery over a duration of 4 years. Patients and methods:  Thirty-five patients entering first eye cataract surgery had IOP measured by applanation tonometry pre-operatively and on day 1, at 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, ...
Kayikcioglu Ozcan R - - 2010
The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of trabeculectomy combined with deep sclerectomy in patients with primary open angled glaucoma (POAG) and to compare the results with those from conventional trabeculectomy. In the study 12 eyes of 10 patients operated with trabeculectomy combined with deep ...
Moodie Jonathan - - 2010
To determine the value of daytime and 24-h phasing in patients treated for progressive glaucoma despite apparently adequate intraocular pressure (IOP) control. A retrospective analysis of a cohort of patients that had undergone either daytime phasing (08:00-18:00) or 24-h phasing was conducted. IOP measurements were compared between those taken in ...
Fakhraie Ghasem - - 2009
PURPOSE: To determine if postoperative topical cyclosporine 0.05% has any beneficial effect following trabeculectomy. METHODS: This was an interventional, randomized, prospective, double-masked clinical trial of 44 consecutive patients with uncontrolled glaucoma requiring filtration surgery. Ocular surface disease index questionnaire and comprehensive ocular exam, including Schirmer's tear test 1, were performed. ...
Lee Yeon-Hee - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We sought to find predictive factors for favourable postoperative intraocular pressure (IOP) after cataract surgery in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and primary angle-closure glaucoma (PACG). STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective evaluation of patients who had undergone cataract surgery. PARTICIPANTS: Forty-eight patients with POAG and 48 patients with PACG. METHODS: ...
Nguyen Quang H - - 2009
PURPOSE: To evaluate intraocular pressure (IOP) and ocular allergy after replacement of 1 of 2 adjunctive therapy regimens (fixed-combination dorzolamide/timolol or dorzolamide/timolol plus brimonidine) with fixed-combination brimonidine/timolol in glaucoma patients treated with ongoing prostaglandin analog (PGA) therapy. METHODS: This prospective, nonrandomized, open-label study involved patients on dorzolamide 2%/timolol 0.5% and ...
Singh D - - 2009
To investigate the effect of topical prostaglandin analogue use on the efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering in patients with open-angle glaucoma.Patients and This retrospective study included 123 consecutive patients who underwent 180 degrees SLT for the first time. Eyes were grouped into those that received ...
Hamid Mohammad - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To report 4 cases of recurrent anterior uveitis occurring 1-11 months after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C. DESIGN: Observational case series. PARTICIPANTS: Four patients in whom recurrent uveitis developed after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C, followed at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. METHODS: Retrospective review of the medical records. RESULTS: One ...
Fraunfelder Frederick W - - 2009
PURPOSE: To report a case series of conjunctival lymphangiectasia treated with liquid nitrogen cryotherapy. METHODS: A 1.5-mm Brymill cryoprobe was applied in a double freeze-thaw method after an incisional biopsy of a portion of the conjunctiva in patients with conjunctival lymphangiectasia. Freeze times were 1 to 2 seconds with thawing ...
Lee Kyoungsook - - 2009
To evaluate the efficacy of excision of avascular bleb and advancement of adjacent conjunctiva (EBAC) for treatment of hypotony after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC). Fifteen patients (17 eyes) who received EBAC for correction of hypotony between September 1996 and October 2008 were reviewed retrospectively. The main outcomes were intraocular ...
Alvarado Jorge A - - 2009
To determine whether selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) and prostaglandin analogues (PGAs) have a common mechanism of action that involves increasing conductivity across Schlemm's canal endothelial cells (SCEs) and inducing a similar decrease in intraocular pressure (IOP) in a given patient. The intercellular junctions in SCEs were made visible by transfection ...
Netland Peter A - - 2009
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) > or ...
Ollikainen Minna L - - 2011
Purpose:  To investigate the efficacy and safety of mitomycin C (MMC)-augmented deep sclerectomy with implant (DSCI) in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and exfoliation glaucoma (ExG) patients. Methods:  A total of 68 eyes of 68 patients with POAG and ExG were enrolled consecutively to undergo DSCI with MMC (0.4 mg/ml for 2 min). ...
Veen Egbert J D - - 2010
Not much is known about the side effects of mitomycin C (MMC), an anti-fibrogenetic agent, in the upper aerodigestive tract. However, its use in ophthalmology is widely known and without quantitatively important side effects. A literature review was performed for side effects of MMC in the upper aerodigestive tract. Forty-six ...
Fristr?m Bj?rn - - 2010
PURPOSE: To compare the effect of time on therapy, efficacy, tolerability and resource utilization of latanoprost or non-prostaglandin analogues (non-PGs) in patients who required a change in intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering monotherapy. METHODS: This open-label, multicentre study (Sweden, 19 sites; Finland, seven sites) included adults with glaucoma or ocular hypertension with ...
Vuori Marja-Liisa - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of Molteno aqueous shunt as a primary surgical treatment in uveitic glaucoma. METHODS: Nonrandomized, interventional, retrospective clinical study. The intraocular pressure (IOP), survival rate and complications were analyzed in 30 patients with uveitic glaucoma treated with Molteno implant. RESULTS: The mean follow-up time was 59.3 ...
Papaconstantinou Dimitris - - 2010
PURPOSE: To present the preliminary results of our study comparing the outcomes of trabeculectomy with or without OloGen implant in patients requiring glaucoma surgery for uncontrolled intraocular pressure (IOP). METHODS: Forty eyes of 40 patients were assigned randomly to undergo trabeculectomy either with OloGen implant (study group) or without implant ...
Fernandes Bruno F - - 2010
PURPOSE: To report the experience of the Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network with the treatment of iris melanoma (IM) with (125)Iodine plaque brachytherapy. DESIGN: Retrospective noncomparative case series. METHODS: All cases of IM submitted to (125)Iodine plaque radiotherapy were included. Patients' demographic, clinical, management, and follow-up data were reviewed. Outcome ...
Stalmans Ingeborg - - 2009
PURPOSE: The aims of this study were: (1) to determine the intra-subject and inter-observer variability of color Doppler imaging (CDI) measurements and readings of the retrobulbar blood vessels, (2) to compare the difference invariability of CDI parameters in non-glaucomatous controls versus glaucoma patients, and (3) to provide calculations of minimum ...
Alwitry Amar - - 2009
PURPOSE: To present outcome data on low risk primary trabeculectomy augmented with low dose peroperative (0.1 mg/mL for 1 minute) mitomycin-C (MMC). METHODS: Retrospective case note review. All cases of trabeculectomy utilizing MMC augmentation at a concentration of 0.1 mg/mL with an application time of 1 minute and at least ...
Gonzalez Anne V - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Topical and systemic corticosteroids are well known to raise intra-ocular pressure while the effect of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) on the risk of glaucoma remains uncertain. We sought to determine the risk of new onset ocular hypertension or glaucoma requiring treatment, associated with the use of ICS in elderly patients ...
Nordmann Jean-Philippe - - 2009
PURPOSE: To measure the impact of the Xal-Ease delivery device on ease of eyedrop administration and on treatment compliance and satisfaction. METHODS: This prospective, multicenter, randomized, comparative, crossover study was conducted at 43 sites in France. Eligible subjects were >18 years of age, were diagnosed with primary open-angle glaucoma or ...
Suzuki Hisaharu - - 2009
PURPOSE: To directly measure intraocular pressure (IOP) in simulated phacoemulsification and to assess the usefulness of lowering the bottle height in protecting the corneal endothelium in clinical phacoemulsification. SETTING: Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. METHODS: Simulated phacoemulsification was performed in porcine eyes with 2 bottle heights, 65.0 cm (BH ...
Ciftci Suleyman - - 2009
To evaluate the clinical efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) combined with panretinal photocoagulation in patients with open angle neovascular glaucoma (NVG). Nine patients (9 eyes) with NVG participated in this study. Patients received IVB (1.25 mg) as the initial treatment for NVG and were followed up for at least 4 ...
Wittstr?m Elisabeth - - 2010
PURPOSE: To investigate retinal function after reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP) by filtration surgery in patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma. METHODS: Eleven patients (11 eyes) with medically uncontrolled glaucoma underwent trabeculectomy. Clinical investigation, visual field (testing with standard automated perimetry (SAP-Humphrey), optical coherence tomography (OCT), full-field electroretinography (full-field ERG) and ...
Heijl Anders - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: This article, based on the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial (EMGT), provides prospective natural history data on progression of glaucomatous field defects in 3 of the most common glaucoma types. DESIGN: Cohort of EMGT patients randomized to the untreated control group and followed up to the time of progression, when ...
Wong Roger - - 2011
Purpose:  To classify the clinical characteristics that might identify patients who may not require next-day follow-up following routine vitreoretinal intervention. Methods:  Prospective case series. Results:  The only statistically significant factors for raised intraocular pressure (IOP) were gas tamponade and preoperative raised IOP. 44.7% (17/38) of patients with preoperative IOP ≥ 20 mmHg had ...
Murdoch I - - 2010
To evaluate the repeatability of clinical decision-making by one glaucoma specialist and determine the influence of intraocular pressure (IOP) variation on those decisions. 40 patients were selected in whom consultant decisions were appropriate concerning management. These notes were reviewed on three separate occasions, each 3 months apart. The final examination ...
Konstas Anastasios G P - - 2010
AIM: To compare 24 h intraocular pressure (IOP) control of morning and evening administered bimatoprost/timolol fixed combination (BTFC) and evening administered bimatoprost in exfoliative glaucoma (XFG). METHODS: One eye of 60 XFG patients was included in this prospective, observer-masked, crossover comparison. Following wash-out, all patients received bimatoprost monotherapy for 6 ...
Okeke Constance O - - 2009
To investigate the impact of an intervention program to improve adherence with topical, once daily therapy for glaucoma. Randomized controlled clinical trial. Sixty-six patients with glaucoma being treated with a prostaglandin analog in 1 or both eyes at the Scheie Eye Institute or Wilmer Eye Institute between November 2006 and ...
Tsuda Mei - - 2009
PURPOSE: We examined the effectiveness of latanoprost for reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) in Japanese patients with normal tension glaucoma (NTG) over a 5-year period. Design: Prospective interventional case series. The patients were classified into 2 groups based on mean IOP. METHODS: A total of 38 patients with NTG were studied ...
Letartre Laurence - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of transconjunctival suturing of the scleral flap in improving hypotony maculopathy resulting from overfiltration after trabeculectomy. DESIGN: Retrospective review. PARTICIPANTS: 35 eyes of 33 patients. METHODS: Patients underwent transconjunctival scleral flap suturing for hypotony maculopathy following trabeculectomy using mitomycin C. The scleral flap was sutured ...
Vasudev Deepta - - 2009
To report 6-month and 1 year outcomes of eyes treated for neovascular glaucoma (NVG) with intravitreal bevacizumab injection and panretinal laser (PRP) compared to those receiving PRP alone. retrospective, consecutive case series. Charts of patients with NVG from retinal ischemia and at least 6 months of follow-up were reviewed. Patients ...
Suominen Sakari - - 2010
PURPOSE: To study the intraocular pressure (IOP)-reducing effect of deep sclerectomy on normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) patients. METHODS: We retrospectively analysed 21 eyes of 18 consecutive NTG patients who had undergone deep sclerectomy with mitomycin-C and a collagen implant. RESULTS: Median (range) preoperative IOP was 15.1 mmHg (9.3-20.8) and median follow-up ...
Saito Yoshiaki - - 2010
This study aimed to investigate the effects of preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) on outcomes in trabeculectomy for neovascular glaucoma (NVG). Charts for 52 NVG eyes of 52 consecutive patients who received primary trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC) were reviewed. Postoperative follow-up periods for all patients were > or = 4 ...
Irak-Dersu Inci - - 2010
PURPOSE: To evaluate short- and long-term intraocular pressure (IOP) changes after temporal clear corneal phacoemulsification in normal eyes. METHODs: The charts of 266 consecutive non-glaucoma patients who underwent uneventful cataract surgery were reviewed. We recorded preoperative and postoperative (1 day, 1 week, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year ...
Cheng Jin-Wei - - 2010
AIMS: To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of nonpenetrating filtering surgery in the treatment of patients with open-angle glaucoma. METHODS: Pertinent studies were selected by extensive searches. A total of 17 randomized controlled trials were included in the present meta-analysis. The main outcome measures were risk differences (RDs) of complete ...
Tamcelik N - - 2010
To evaluate the outcomes of combined viscotrabeculotomy-trabeculectomy in patients with refractory developmental glaucoma and to compare the success and complication rates with classical trabeculotomy-trabeculectomy procedure. Patients who were selected for this study had cloudy corneas with a diameter of 13 mm or greater and with an initial intraocular pressure (IOP) ...
Kammer J A - - 2010
AIM: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of replacing latanoprost with another prostaglandin analogue (PGA) in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension requiring additional intraocular pressure (IOP) lowering while on latanoprost. METHODS: Prospective, randomised, investigator-masked, multicentre clinical trial. Patients on latanoprost 0.005% monotherapy requiring additional IOP lowering discontinued latanoprost and ...
Januleviciene Ingrida - - 2009
PURPOSE: To compare the effects of latanoprost/timolol (LTFC) versus dorzolamide/timolol (DTFC) fixed combinations on intraocular pressure (IOP), visual function, and retrobulbar blood flow in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG). METHODS: This was a prospective, randomized, double masked, parallel study on 30 patients with OAG. All patients received 4 weeks of ...
Wanichwecharungruang Boonsong - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical status of a filtering bleb with visible pigment (intra-bleb pigmentation, IBP), in a case-controlled manner. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Forty-one patients with IBP and 40 patients without visible pigment in blebs (controls) were enrolled from the authors' clinic. All patients underwent either trabeculectomy alone or combined ...
Yip Leonard W - - 2009
BACKGROUND: To describe the efficacy and safety of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation in Asian patients with glaucoma. METHODS: Retrospective case series. Consecutive cases of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation performed by one surgeon during the study period were included. Patients' records were reviewed for clinical and demographic factors, treatments, intraocular pressure (IOP), visual acuity and ...
Rush Ryan - - 2009
A 61-year-old woman presented with severe ocular pain 3 months after cataract extraction with intraocular lens placement. After performing a thorough ophthalmic examination, it was determined that neovascular glaucoma was present. The patient underwent implantation of an Ahmed valve (New World Medical, Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA) with tube placement into ...
Bhallil Salima - - 2009
To evaluate changes in intraocular pressure (IOP) after clear corneal phacoemulsification (CCP) in normal patients. A prospective study including 273 normal patients selected for cataract extraction by CCP. Intraocular pressure was recorded on the 15(th) day, l(st), 2(nd), 3(rd) month and 6 months after surgery. For statistical analysis, Epi Info ...
Dietlein Thomas S - - 2009
Ongoing demographic changes in Europe are heightening the importance of adequate treatment for glaucoma, a disorder that is markedly more common in the elderly. A selective search for relevant literature, including Cochrane Reviews and the guidelines of the European Glaucoma Society, regarding the topical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. It ...
Khoury Rita R Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 700 S. 18th Street, Birmingham, AL 35294, - - 2009
To assess the association between Ginkgo biloba extract (GBE) use and glaucoma. Self-reported data on the past 12 months of GBE use and the presence of glaucoma were obtained from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey, a nationally-representative population-based sample. Crude and adjusted associations between GBE use and glaucoma were ...
Varma R - - 2010
AIM: To evaluate differences in diurnal intraocular pressure (IOP) fluctuation in glaucoma/ocular hypertension patients treated with once-daily fixed-combination latanoprost/timolol, once-daily latanoprost or twice-daily timolol. METHODS: In two 6-month, double-masked, parallel-group studies, patients received run-in timolol (2-4 weeks) and randomised (1:1:1) to therapy. IOP was measured three times/day at baseline and ...
Gedde Steven J - - 2009
PURPOSE: To report 3-year results of the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study. DESIGN: Multicenter randomized clinical trial. METHODS: SETTING: Seventeen clinical centers. STUDY POPULATION: Patients 18 to 85 years of age who had previous trabeculectomy, cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation, or both and uncontrolled glaucoma with intraocular pressure (IOP) ...
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