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: Recession and resection of rectus muscles for correction of strabismus in Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) is relatively unpopular as it is assumed to enhance the restriction of ocular ductions. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare ductions of recession only and recess/resect procedures. : We retrospectively reviewed the charts of 119 patients who underwent strabismus surgery for TED from 1991 to 2015, of which 102 were included in the present study. Forty-six interventions were performed on horizontal, 56 on vertical rectus muscles; comprising 41 recess/resect surgeries for horizontal deviations, and 7 in patients with vertical strabismus. Ocular ductions and alignment were evaluated preoperatively and at 3 and 12 months postoperatively. : Both recessions as well as recess/resect procedures resulted in improved abduction and elevation, respectively. At the exam 3 months postoperatively, median abduction for the recession only group and the recess/resect group were 27.5° and 35°, respectively. The similar figures for elevation were 25° and 10°, respectively. Neither were statistically significant. No restricted adduction or depression was seen in the recess/resect surgeries groups with lateral or superior rectus resection. None of the patients showed unusual postoperative inflammation or conjunctival scarring. : In this retrospective analysis, we found an equal effect on ocular ductions in patients with TED when comparing recess/resect eye muscle surgery to recess only procedures. In TED patients with large horizontal angle deviations and abduction deficit, medial rectus recession and lateral rectus resection surgery can be considered. Muscle resections in TED do not seem to have a clinically relevant risk to increase the restriction of ocular ductions but rather improve ductions in the restricted directions of gaze.
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To compare postoperative drift after bilateral lateral rectus recession (BLR) and after unilateral recession combined with medial rectus resection (R&R) in children with primary moderate-angle intermi...
To determine whether suturing to the residual muscle stump induces postoperative muscle migration after superior rectus muscle (SRM) resection in rabbit eyes.
To describe surgical management and outcomes for large-angle esotropia of ≥50 secondary to Graves ophthalmopathy using combined initial nonadjustable medial rectus recessions and lateral rectus rese...
To describe a novel surgical technique for the treatment of monocular elevation deficit and report its short-term outcomes.
To evaluate the surgical responses and outcomes of bilateral medial rectus (BMR) recession in esotropic patients with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) and to compare the results with normal controls.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of bilateral lateral rectus muscle recession versus unilateral lateral rectus recession with medial rectus resection procedures f...
Purpose: To determine the surgical outcomes of the plication technique in comparison with the resection method on exotropic patients. Methods: In this randomized clinical trial, a total o...
- Background and study aims : The investigators conducted this study to compare the movement of extraocular muscle after two types of recession surgery with non-invasive tool ca...
Retrospective medical chart and medical imaging file review of patients suffering from palsy of the superior rectus extraocular muscle
This study is to investigate protective effect of biodegradable collagen implant in scleral showing after lateral rectus recession in patients with exotropia.
A form of ocular misalignment where the visual axes diverge inappropriately. For example, medial rectus muscle weakness may produce this condition as the affected eye will deviate laterally upon attempted forward gaze. An exotropia occurs due to the relatively unopposed force exerted on the eye by the lateral rectus muscle, which pulls the eye in an outward direction.
A form of ocular misalignment characterized by an excessive convergence of the visual axes, resulting in a "cross-eye" appearance. An example of this condition occurs when paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle causes an abnormal inward deviation of one eye on attempted gaze.
The resection or removal of the innervation of a muscle or muscle tissue.
The muscles that move the eye. Included in this group are the medial rectus, lateral rectus, superior rectus, inferior rectus, inferior oblique, superior oblique, musculus orbitalis, and levator palpebrae superioris.
Term generally used to describe complaints related to refractive error, ocular muscle imbalance, including pain or aching around the eyes, burning and itchiness of the eyelids, ocular fatigue, and headaches.
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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, just above thecollarbone and is an endocrine gland that make hormones. These Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in the body, including how fast the body burns calories and how fast th...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...