In Ho Roh
SurgeryTrabeculectomyMitomycin CIntraocular pressureFiltering blebSubconjunctival injectionScleral flapStatistical significanceMedicine
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Purpose: To evaluate the effects of needle revision (NR) with and without mitomycin C (MMC) for failed filtering blebs after trabeculectomy, and to identify risk factors for failure. Methods: Thirty-one eyes whose intraocular pressure (IOP) did not decrease after cutting of scleral flap sutures were recruited. NR was performed with a 26-gauge needle under a slit-lamp. Immediately following NR, 15 eyes received subconjunctival injection of 0.002 mg (0.02 mg/ml) MMC at the adjacent conjunctiva. Re...
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