Enhancement of the success rate in trabeculectomy: Large-area mitomycin-C application


Onol M., AKTAŞ Z. , Hasanreisoglu B.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.36, no.4, pp.316-322, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2008.01736.x
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-322
  • Keywords: bleb morphology, mitomycin-C, surgical success, trabeculectomy, GLAUCOMA FILTRATION SURGERY, INTRAOCULAR-PRESSURE, RISK-FACTORS, SUBCONJUNCTIVAL, 5-FLUOROURACIL, BLEBS

Abstract

Background: To compare the effects of variable mitomycin-C (MMC) applications during trabeculectomy on target intraocular pressure (IOP), number of antiglaucomatous therapy, bleb morphology and surgical complications.