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Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458485
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
... Abstract Glaucoma drainage implant (GDI) surgery represents a significant advance in the treatment of refractory glaucomas. Recent randomized clinical trials have compared the efficacy and safety of this technique to standard trabeculectomy. Several types of implant are currently available...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458489
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
... manufacturers (Optonol Ltd, Neve Ilan, Israel) initially suggested inserting the implant at the limbus under a conjunctival flap [ 4 , 5 , 6 ]. Due to its complications, this technique was soon modified by Dahan and Carmichael [ 7 ], and then other authors [ 8 , 9 ]. The Ex-PRESS drainage device was first...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2012
10.1159/000334777
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9938-2
... Abstract Glaucoma drainage implant (GDI) surgery represents a significant advance in the treatment of refractory glaucomas. Recent randomized clinical trials have compared the efficacy and safety of this technique to standard trabeculectomy. Several types of implants are currently available...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2012
10.1159/000334780
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9938-2
... Abstract The Ex-PRESS Mini-Glaucoma Device is a glaucoma drainage device used to shunt aqueous from the anterior chamber into a subconjunctival reservoir that is created surgically. It has been used successfully over the last decade with approximately 60,000 implantations worldwide. In an ever...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258391
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
... of choice. Especially endoscopic ultrasonographic drainage has proven to be an effective and safe technique in these conditions. We describe the technique and comment on some critical aspects that need to be considered. The procedure may be performed in several steps or in one step, and we must choose case...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 44
Published: 19 June 2009
10.1159/000223948
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9030-3
... Abstract A thick subretinal hemorrhage involving the macula is currently treated with pneumatic displacement or surgical removal. We evaluated the long-term effects of tPA-assisted surgical drainage of a submacular hemorrhage by reviewing the medical records of 12 eyes with submacular...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 41
Published: 23 May 2008
10.1159/000131085
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8377-0
... the problem of impaired production, this leading to significant concentration ofinflammatory mediators on the abnormal ocular surface - this concentration being even greaterwhere tear drainage is impaired. Nasolacrimal duct obstruction is, moreover, associated with abackwash of toxic debris from the lacrimal...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 41
Published: 23 May 2008
10.1159/000131090
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8377-0
... Abstract Background: Next to medical therapy, blockage of the lacrimal drainage system is thecommonest form of treating dry eye. Rather than applying an artificial tear, the latter helps topreserve any remaining natural tear fluid, which by far has the best wetting and nutrient capacityfor...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 41
Published: 23 May 2008
10.1159/000131091
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8377-0
... occlude the lacrimal drainage and describe a new surgical technique, termed ‘punctumswitch’, which has the advantage of being permanent and yet potentially is reversible. Materialand Methods: A PubMed search was performed to identify the current literature on surgicalocclusion of the puncta and canaliculi...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 27
Published: 15 September 1999
10.1159/000060640
EISBN: 978-3-318-00282-9
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