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Videoendoscope-guided fluorescein-assisted vitrectomy for phakic malignant glaucoma.

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Malignant glaucoma is a rare secondary glaucoma classically occurring after intraocular surgery in eyes with primary angle closure. Pars plana vitrectomy is reserved for the treatment of malignant glaucoma when medical and laser treatment fail. The primary aim of surgery is the removal of the anterior vitreous to reduce resistance to aqueous flow into the anterior chamber. In phakic eyes, conventional pars plana vitrectomy without lens extraction is frequently unsuccessful because of difficul...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Archives of ophthalmology
Volume:
123
Issue:
10
Pages:
1419-1421
Publication date:
2005-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1538-3601
ISSN:
0003-9950
Source identifiers:
241364
Language:
English
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pubs:241364
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uuid:14381869-9119-477c-8347-232695a34528
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pubs:241364
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2012-12-19

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