Long-term outcomes of intraoperative 5-fluorouracil versus intraoperative mitomycin C in primary trabeculectomy surgery.

@article{PalancaCapistrano2009LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of intraoperative 5-fluorouracil versus intraoperative mitomycin C in primary trabeculectomy surgery.},
  author={Angelita M Palanca-Capistrano and Jason S. Hall and Louis B. Cantor and Linda Morgan and Joni Hoop and Darrell Wudunn},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={185-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the long-term efficacy of intraoperative 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and mitomycin C (MMC) in primary trabeculectomy. DESIGN Comparative case series and extension of a prospective, randomized controlled trial. PARTICIPANTS One hundred fifteen eyes of 103 subjects undergoing primary trabeculectomy with either intraoperative 5-FU or MMC. METHODS This study is an extension of a 12-month, prospective, double-masked, randomized trial that previously was reported. Subjects were… CONTINUE READING