5-Fluorouracil in initial trabeculectomy. A prospective, randomized, multicenter study.

@article{Goldenfeld19945FluorouracilII,
  title={5-Fluorouracil in initial trabeculectomy. A prospective, randomized, multicenter study.},
  author={Mordechai Goldenfeld and Theodore Krupin and Jon M. Ruderman and Patricia C.H. Wong and Lisa F. Rosenberg and Robert Ritch and Jeffrey M. Liebmann and David K. Gieser},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1994},
  volume={101 6},
  pages={
          1024-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Postoperative subconjunctival 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) injections increase the success of filtration surgery in eyes with prior filtration failure or cataract removal and in eyes with secondary glaucoma. The authors evaluate the safety and benefit of adjunctive 5-FU in eyes undergoing initial trabeculectomy. METHODS Patients with phakic, uncontrolled, open-angle glaucoma who were undergoing initial trabeculectomy were prospectively assigned to the 5-FU group on the first postoperative… CONTINUE READING
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