TITLE

Gold shunt shines in study of patients with POAG

AUTHOR(S)
Rajecki, Ron
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;9/1/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of gold shunt that is designed to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP). IOP can be reduced by establishing flow through the device from the anterior chamber to the suprachoroidal space with no filtering bleb is created. The shunt meauseres 5.21 mm long, 2.4 mm wide at the head end, and 3.2 mm wide at the tail end. Dr. Gabriel Simon of the Instituto Oftalmologia in Spain and colleagues implanted the gold shunt in 82 eyes at centers in Spain and Israel.
ACCESSION #
34653434

 

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