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Brow suspension in the management of ptosis: an analysis of over 100 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3459298     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study analyses the management of ptosis associated with minimal levator function in 105 cases over an eight-year period. A 96 per cent success rate has been recorded which parallels previous authors' results. Clinical indications and relevant pathology are detailed with early identification and graded operative intervention postulated as suitable management for most cases. The overall success rate depended on the use of autogenous fascia lata, delaying its use until after the age of four, and adopting a bilateral approach whenever possible. Stored fascia lata was used in infants and in certain acquired unilateral cases.
Authors:
E G Kemp; C R James; J R Collin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transactions of the ophthalmological societies of the United Kingdom     Volume:  105 ( Pt 1)     ISSN:  0078-5334     ISO Abbreviation:  Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-10     Completed Date:  1986-07-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0200570     Medline TA:  Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Blepharoptosis / surgery*
Child
Child, Preschool
Fascia Lata / transplantation
Female
Humans
Methods
Postoperative Complications
Visual Acuity

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