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Filtering Surgery

Known as: Surgery, Filtration, filter surgery, Surgery, Filtering 
A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To describe the intraocular pressure (IOP) changes resulting from scleral flap suture and scleral flap manipulation in an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To establish a new classification system for filtering blebs according to clinical morphologic parameters. The purpose of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES To investigate conjunctival and trabecular specimens from patients with glaucoma according to the duration and number… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS) is a randomized, controlled clinical trial designed to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE In a companion paper, we determined that intraocular pressure is part of the pathogenesis of normal-tension glaucoma by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To determine if intraocular pressure plays a part in the pathogenic process of normal-tension glaucoma. METHODS One eye… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of long-term topical antiglaucoma therapy on the results of glaucoma filtration surgery and to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
In a randomized clinical trial, the authors compared the use of postoperative subconjunctival injections of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU… Expand
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Review
1987
Review
1987
Successful glaucoma filtering surgery is characterized by the passage of aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) was injected subconjunctivally after glaucoma filtering surgery in a pilot study of eyes with poor surgical… Expand
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