Pathophysiology of Molteno Implants
The Molteno implant has been increasingly utilized during the last several years as a means of controlling intraocular pressure (IOP) in complicated glaucomas . We have studied the pathophysiology of this device utilizing laser-induced secondary glaucoma in the monkey eye as an experimental model . This report summarizes our experimental animal and human pathologic studies of this device.
KeywordsAnterior Chamber Small Plate Capsule Wall Bleb Wall Temic Blood Pressure
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