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Clinical effects of iridectomy performed by laser YAG Nd+3 Q switch
Author(s): Tadeusz Kecik; Miroslaw Zydecki
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Paper Abstract

Clinical effects of iridectomy performed by the use of laser Yag Nd+3-Q-switch on 38 patients treated for intra-ocular pressure increase were analyzed. In 32 cases primary glaucoma was diagnosed. In 11 cases secondary glaucoma was caused by pupil blocking. Pressure normalization was obtained in 27 cases (71%). In the remaining 11 patients pressure decreasing was acquired but at the same time administration of antiglaucoma medicines was indispensable. Time of observation took from 4 weeks to 3 years.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1995
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2203, Laser Technology IV: Applications in Medicine, (1 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.203351
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Tadeusz Kecik, Medical Academy in Warsaw (Poland)
Miroslaw Zydecki, Medical Academy in Warsaw (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2203:
Laser Technology IV: Applications in Medicine
Wieslaw L. Wolinski; Tadeusz Kecik, Editor(s)

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