[Trabeculectomy with mitomycin C supplemented with cross-linking hyaluronic acid: a pilot study].

@article{Strmer2010TrabeculectomyWM,
  title={[Trabeculectomy with mitomycin C supplemented with cross-linking hyaluronic acid: a pilot study].},
  author={J. P. E. St{\"u}rmer and Andr{\'e} Mermoud and Gordana Sunaric M{\'e}gevand},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2010},
  volume={227 4},
  pages={
          273-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Besides antimetabolites (5-fluorouracil [5-FU]), cytostatic agents (mitomycin C [MMC]) and topical steroids, various substances have been used for the modulation of wound healing in filtering glaucoma surgery. The anti-inflammatory effects of hyaluronic acid and its space-occupying properties may be useful in filtering as well as in non-filtering glaucoma surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a non-randomised pilot study cross-linking hyaluronic acid (HealaFlow) was injected below the… CONTINUE READING