Postoperative 5-fluorouracil versus intraoperative mitomycin C in high-risk glaucoma filtering surgery: extended follow up


Akarsu C., Onol M., Hasanreisoglu B.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.31, no.3, pp.199-205, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-9071.2003.00645.x
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-205
  • Keywords: 5-fluorouracil, glaucoma, mitomycin C, trabeculectomy, high-risk surgery, BLEB-RELATED ENDOPHTHALMITIS, FILTRATION SURGERY, PSEUDOPHAKIC PATIENTS, YOUNG-PATIENTS, TRABECULECTOMY, FLUOROURACIL, HYPOTONY

Abstract

Purpose: To compare the long-term efficacy and safety of postoperative subconjunctival 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) injections with that of intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC) in eyes at high risk for failure of trabeculectomy.