Initial Experience With the New Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Model M4: Short-term Results


CVINTAL V., MOSTER M. R. , SHYU A. P. , MCDERMOTT K., Ekici F. , PRO M. J. , ...More

JOURNAL OF GLAUCOMA, vol.25, no.5, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ijg.0000000000000324
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GLAUCOMA

Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the clinical outcomes of the new Ahmed glaucoma valve (AGV) model M4. The device consists of a porous polyethylene shell designed for improved tissue integration and reduced encapsulation of the plate for better intraocular pressure (IOP) control.