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Scleral punch method with topical mitomycin C for safe revision of failed deep sclerectomy in nanophthalmic uveal effusion syndrome.

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PURPOSE: To describe a novel surgical technique for revision of deep sclerectomy surgery in nanophthalmic uveal effusion syndrome. METHODS: A 46-year-old woman with recessively inherited nanophthalmos and chronic uveal effusions underwent a revision of previous failed deep sclerectomy surgery. In the presence of scar tissue, revision of sclerectomies was greatly facilitated by the use of a Kelly scleral punch (Katena Products, Inc., Denville, NJ, USA). To inhibit further scarring, mitomycin-C...

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10.1007/s00417-008-1020-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie
Volume:
247
Issue:
7
Pages:
999-1001
Publication date:
2009-07-05
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EISSN:
1435-702X
ISSN:
0721-832X
URN:
uuid:8aaf3a36-5ee4-4e8a-9902-e9c1a54ef953
Source identifiers:
107258
Local pid:
pubs:107258

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