TITLE

Large-Angle Strabismus and Primary True Muscle Transplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Amitava, A. K.; Goswami, Anup K.; Mishra, Amit
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: Large-angle strabismus often demands a series of surgeries to achieve satisfactory alignment. This often necessitates bilateral surgery, which patients may be reluctant to undergo. Methods: Three patients with large-angle esotropia, not amenable to standard recession and resection procedures, underwent primary true muscle transplantation wherein a fragment of resected extraocular muscle was used to elongate the medial rectus muscle. Results: Postoperative deviation was within ± 10 PD of orthophoria and was maintained at followup of 6 to 12 months. There was mild underaction of the weakened muscle. Conclusion: True muscle transplantation is a good option because it permits correction of large-angle strabismus with two-muscle surgery, provides a satisfactory cosmetic alignment, and appears safe and predictable.
ACCESSION #
20084115

 

Related Articles

  • Case Report: Endophthalmitis Following Pediatric Strabismus Surgery with Good Visual Result. Lenahan, Deborah S.; Kutschke, Pamela J.; Scott, William E. // American Orthoptic Journal;2004, Vol. 54, p152 

    A 3-year-old child underwent bilateral medial rectus recession for partially accommodative esotropia. No recognized complications occurred at the time of surgery. Six days following surgery, she presented with increasing ocular redness, pain, and discharge. The clinical picture was consistent...

  • Decrease in the rate of esotropia surgery in the United Kingdom from 2000 to 2010. Heng, S. Jacob; MacEwen, Caroline J. // British Journal of Ophthalmology;May2013, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p598 

    Background/aims A decrease in strabismus surgery in children has been previously documented in the UK. This study aims to examine whether the incidence of strabismus surgery in children is still decreasing and, if so, the possible reasons for this. Methods Data on strabismus surgery from 2000 to...

  • Which Angle for which Surgical Strategy and Comitant Strabismus? Roth, Andre // American Orthoptic Journal;2003, Vol. 53, p75 

    Background: The fusion-free angle measured in the awake state was adopted as the angle of reference and the basis for conventional muscle surgery. The surgical effect is amount dependent. Further analysis: The basic angle does not, however, correspond to the fusion-free angle in all types of...

  • Combined Eyelid and Strabismus Surgery. Wagner, Rudolph S. // Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p201 

    The article focuses on combined eyelid and strabismus surgery. It discusses a study by McCracken et al in this same issue who suggested that this procedure should be considered only when the strabismus surgery involves the horizontal recti muscles and that operating on a vertical muscle must be...

  • Combined Eyelid and Strabismus Surgery: Examining Conventional Surgical Wisdom. McCracken, Michael S.; Del Prado, Jonathan D.; Granet, David B.; Levi, Leah; Kikkawa, Dan O. // Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p220 

    Purpose: To determine whether satisfactory results of both eyelid surgery and strabismus surgery can be obtained when these procedures are performed in the same setting in selected patients. Methods: Nine patients (16 eyelids) who had undergone surgery in the same setting for eyelid malposition...

  • Ä°nfantil Ezotropyalarda İç Rektus Kas Özelliklerinin Cerrahi BaÅŸarı ile Ä°liÅŸkisinin DeÄŸerlendirilmesi. Sarı, Ayça; Göksel, İdil; Sundu, Cem; Adıgüzel, Ufuk // Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology / Turk Oftalmoloji Dergisi;Dec2013, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p424 

    Purpose: To investigate the relationship of surgical success with medial rectus insertion distance and muscle width in patients with infantile esotropia who had undergone bilateral medial rectus recession. Material and Method: Sixty eyes of 30 patients who had undergone bilateral medial rectus...

  • Bilateral Necrotizing Scleritis Following Strabismus Surgery for Thyroid Ophthalmopathy. Streho, Maté; Roussat, Béatrice; Bouaziz, Thomas; Ounnas, Nicole; Nordmann, Jean-Philippe // Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p43 

    A case of a bilateral necrotizing scleritis following strabismus surgery for thyroid ophthalmopathy is described. A 71-year-old man was operated on for esotropia due to prior and equilibrated Grave's disease. Two weeks after surgery, he had a scleral necrosis that was located on the surgery...

  • Medial Rectus Surgery for Convergence Excess Esotropia with an Accommodative Component: A Comparison of Augmented Recession, Slanted Recession, and Recession with Posterior Fixation. Ellis Jr., George S.; Pritchard, Cindy H.; Baham, Leonard; Babiuch, Allison // American Orthoptic Journal;Jan2012, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p50 

    Richard G. Scobee was an internationally renowned strabismologist whose life was short yet very productive. The first section of this paper describes his life and contributions to strabismology and orthoptics. The second section of this paper reports the results of our strabismological study....

  • Responses to Last Issue's Case.  // Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;May/Jun2008, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p133 

    The article highlights the readers' suggestions concerning the treatment of a 72-year-old woman with an apparent slowly progressive esotropia and bilateral cataracts. The responding readers stated that cataract removal should be performed before any strabismus surgery. About 50% of them believed...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics