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Use of an injector for the Ex-PRESS Mini Glaucoma Shunt.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17955854     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Using the Ex-PRESS Mini Glaucoma Shunt (Op-tonol Ltd., Neve Ilan, Israel) for the surgical treatment of glaucoma is now possible with the assistance of an injection system. The author believes the procedure is safe and effective in lowering intraocular pressure from baseline. This article discusses the technique and provides pearls for surgical success.
Authors:
Steven R Sarkisian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging : the official journal of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1542-8877     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging     Publication Date:    2007 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-24     Completed Date:  2007-11-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101155780     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  434-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
University of Oklahoma, Glaucoma Service, Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73014, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Equipment Design
Glaucoma / surgery*
Glaucoma Drainage Implants*
Humans
Injections / instrumentation*
Needles

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