Comparison of 3 different releasable suture techniques in trabeculectomy


DUMAN F., FARIA B., RUTNIN N., GUZEL H., Ekici F., WAISBOURD M., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.26, no.4, pp.307-314, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5301/ejo.5000718
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-314
  • Keywords: Glaucoma, Intraocular pressure, Primary trabeculectomy, Releasable sutures, GUARDED FILTRATION SURGERY, SCLERAL-FLAP, REMOVABLE-SUTURE, LYSIS, COMPLICATIONS, GLAUCOMA

Abstract

Purpose: The use of releasable sutures provides an effective and simple way of titrating intraocular pressure (IOP) postoperatively. The purpose of this study was to compare the surgical outcome of 3 releasable suture techniques for closing scleral flaps in patients undergoing primary trabeculectomy.