Corneal endothelial cell counts after Molteno implantation.

  title={Corneal endothelial cell counts after Molteno implantation.},
  author={Mark L McDermott and R P Swendris and Dong Hoon Shin and Mark S. Juzych and John W. Cowden},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={115 1},
Implantation of a Molteno drainage shunt has been shown to be effective in advanced glaucoma. Foreign substances within the anterior chamber have been known to cause progressive endothelial cell loss. We undertook a study to evaluate the endothelial effects of an indwelling Molteno drainage shunt. Nineteen patients who underwent uneventful implantation of a Molteno drainage shunt for advanced aphakic or pseudophakic glaucoma were followed up. Serial endothelial cell counts were obtained in a… CONTINUE READING

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