XEN implant and fakoemulsyphication

Gazepov, Strahil and Topov, Alek and Panova, Gordana and Shumanov, Gjorgji (2017) XEN implant and fakoemulsyphication. Knowledge - International Journal, Scientific Papers, 20 (4). pp. 2109-2112. ISSN 2545-4439

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Abstract

Тhe goal of our research is to describe the positive results of combined phaco surgery in patients with long-term glaucoma and the placement of xen implant, leading to the discontinuation of medical therapy. Materials and methods: Еight patients undergoing long-term glaucoma and cataract medical therapy have been included from march 2017 until september 2017. Results: Post-operative decreaase of iop and better vision was found in all eyes part of the research. Conclusion: The use of yhe implant leads to a safe and effective decrease of iop in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma, not controlled with medical therapy. The gel-implant is an alternative treatment method for patients with glaucoma, as well as a stand-alone option for patients with either cataract, or glaucoma.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Strahil Gazepov
Date Deposited: 25 Dec 2017 12:07
Last Modified: 14 May 2018 11:40
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/18828

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