Stability of the postoperative alignment in adjustable-suture strabismus surgery.

@article{Weston1991StabilityOT,
  title={Stability of the postoperative alignment in adjustable-suture strabismus surgery.},
  author={Brent Weston and Robert W. Enzenauer and Stephen P. Kraft and G R Gayowsky},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={1991},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={206-11}
}
We reviewed the postoperative alignment drift in 201 patients between the ages of 14 and 75 years who underwent rectus muscle surgery with adjustable sutures from 1984 to 1989. We analyzed results for 42 primary esotropia (ET) surgeries and 37 reoperations (groups IA and IB, respectively), 34 exotropia (XT) primary surgeries and 66 reoperations (groups IIA and IIB, respectively), and 22 hypertropia (HT) surgeries (group III). Forty percent of patients required postoperative muscle adjustment… CONTINUE READING

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