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Beneficial effects of adjuvant intravitreal bevacizumab injection on outcomes of Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in patients with neovascular glaucoma: systematic literature review.

Authors
  • Hwang, Hyung Bin1
  • Han, Jae Wook
  • Yim, Hye Bin
  • Lee, Na Young
  • 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea , Seoul, Korea. , (North Korea)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics : the official journal of the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Publication Date
May 01, 2015
Volume
31
Issue
4
Pages
198–203
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1089/jop.2014.0108
PMID: 25714761
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

AGV implantation with adjuvant bevacizumab was more effective and had a higher success rate than surgery alone for lowering IOP in patients with NVG. The combined procedure tended to show a lower incidence of bleeding-associated complications, such as hyphema.

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