A randomised trial of the effect of intraoperative 5-FU on the outcome of trabeculectomy in east Africa.

Abstract

AIMS To determine if intraoperative application of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) improves the prognosis for trabeculectomy in east Africa. METHODS 68 eyes with chronic open angle glaucoma were included in a randomised trial of intraoperative 5-FU versus placebo. Main outcome measures were intraocular pressures at 6 months and probability of failure at 2 years… (More)

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