Molteno aqueous shunt as a primary surgical intervention for uveitic glaucoma: long-term results.

@article{Vuori2010MoltenoAS,
  title={Molteno aqueous shunt as a primary surgical intervention for uveitic glaucoma: long-term results.},
  author={M L Vuori},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={33-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of Molteno aqueous shunt as a primary surgical treatment in uveitic glaucoma. METHODS Nonrandomized, interventional, retrospective clinical study. The intraocular pressure (IOP), survival rate and complications were analyzed in 30 patients with uveitic glaucoma treated with Molteno implant. RESULTS The mean follow-up time was 59.3 +/- 18.4 months. Preoperatively, the mean +/- SD IOP was 32.8 +/- 7.5 mmHg (range 20-48), and the mean number of medications was… CONTINUE READING

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