Prospective intrapatient comparison of extracapsular cataract extraction and lens implantation with and without trabeculectomy.

@article{Bobrow2000ProspectiveIC,
  title={Prospective intrapatient comparison of extracapsular cataract extraction and lens implantation with and without trabeculectomy.},
  author={James C Bobrow},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={291-6}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether extracapsular cataract extraction and posterior chamber lens implantation combined with trabeculectomy provides better long-term results than extracapsular cataract extraction and lens implantation alone in a group of patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and cataract. METHODS In a prospective, randomized clinical trial, 35 patients with bilateral, symmetric, primary open-angle glaucoma and visually disabling cataracts were randomly selected to undergo surgery… CONTINUE READING