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Trabeculectomies performed on 33 eyes were compared to 28 standard filtering procedures done at the same institution during a 4 year period. The success rates in the two groups of patients whether white or black were statistically comparable, 92% in the trabeculectomy group and 77% in the standard filtering surgical group. Only cases of phakic open angle… (More)
A simple method for radiographic visualization of the lacrimal drainage apparatus is presented. Equipment necessary is explained and normal radiographic anatomy of the system illustrated. Several cases of high- and mid-level obstructions are shown via this technique and a discussion follows.
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) can be introduced into a community with morbidity and mortality rates equal to that of open cholecystectomy. The entire general surgical community of Greensboro, NC, learned the technique of LC on animal models prior to offering this innovation to the community. Over the ensuing 12 months, they served as surgeons or… (More)
A patient was examined who had acute dacryocystitis that caused true orbital cellulitis. The symptoms of the cellulitis receded after treatment with cephalothin sodium and hot compresses. A dacryocystorhinostomy was performed three weeks later. Delay of the surgery until the acute episode had resolved was probably responsible for the good surgical results.