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Is Ahmed valve superior to Baerveldt implant as an aqueous shunt for the treatment of glaucoma?

08:00 EDT 7th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Is Ahmed valve superior to Baerveldt implant as an aqueous shunt for the treatment of glaucoma?"

Aqueous shunt has emerged as an alternative technique to trabeculectomy, considered the standard for glaucoma surgery. Currently, it is mainly indicated after failure of trabeculectomy or in glaucoma with high risk of failure. The Ahmed valve and the Baerveldt implant are the most commonly used aqueous shunts. However, it is not clear whether there are differences between them.

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Name: Medwave
ISSN: 0717-6384
Pages: e7239

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