Topical cyclosporine as a possible new antimetabolite in trabeculectomy.

@article{Turli1996TopicalCA,
  title={Topical cyclosporine as a possible new antimetabolite in trabeculectomy.},
  author={M. Erol Tur{\'a}çli and Kaan G{\"u}nd{\"u}z and G{\"u}lderen Aktan and Huriye Sencer},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery and lasers},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={438-44}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The authors conducted a randomized, prospective, and controlled clinical and transmission electron microscopic study to investigate the possible role of cyclosporine in trabeculectomy as an antimetabolite agent. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twelve patients underwent trabeculectomy with topical cyclosporine and another 12 patients had trabeculectomy without cyclosporine. RESULTS There was a statistically significant decrease in the postoperative intraocular pressure (P < .05… CONTINUE READING

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