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Trends in rates of primary angle closure glaucoma and cataract surgery in England from 1968 to 2004.

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AIM: Eyes that are predisposed to primary angle closure usually have a shallow anterior chamber secondary to a relatively forward position of the lens and progressive lens thickening with ageing. The aim of this study was to examine trends over time in rates of primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) in England, and to compare these rates with rates of cataract surgery. METHODS: Hospital episode statistics and the hospital inpatient inquiry were analyzed for PACG as the main diagnosis between ...

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Journal of glaucoma More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
201-205
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1536-481X
ISSN:
1057-0829
Language:
English
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pubs:202007
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202007
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2012-12-19

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