Anterior chamber paracentesis in patients with acute elevation of intraocular pressure

@article{Arnavielle2006AnteriorCP,
  title={Anterior chamber paracentesis in patients with acute elevation of intraocular pressure},
  author={St{\'e}phane Arnavielle and Catherine Creuzot-Garcher and Alain M Bron},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={245},
  pages={345-350}
}
The purpose was to evaluate the efficacy and the safety of anterior chamber paracentesis (ACP) in acute elevation of intraocular pressure (IOP). We prospectively enrolled 20 patients who presented with acute unilateral elevation of IOP above 50 mmHg. IOP was measured before, 10 min, and 1, 7 and 30 days after ACP. The outcome at 1 year was available in 19 patients. The patients included 14 cases of primary acute angle-closure attacks and six cases of secondary glaucoma. IOP decreased from 53.4… CONTINUE READING
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