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The Xen Gel Stent lowers intraocular pressure by shunting aqueous humor to the subconjunctival space. While published studies include both open conjunctiva and closed conjunctiva approaches, most publications feature a closed conjunctiva, ab interno approach. While this approach is widely used, other approaches may be preferred for some patients. This paper provides details on surgical steps and tips for enhancing outcomes for an open conjunctiva technique for the implantation of the Xen Gel Stent, as well as reasoning as to when this approach should be used.
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Name: Advances in therapy
We present a case of an 85-year-old woman with bilateral limb-threatening ischemia caused by acute-on-chronic occlusion of the infrarenal aorta. The patient once underwent endovascular recanalization ...
Acute occlusion of a carotid stent is a rare complication that necessitates rapid diagnosis and treatment to prevent devastating neurological injury. Management options may include thrombolysis, mecha...
Intraocular infections associated with Abiotrophia defectiva are rare. This article reports the case of a 57-year-old woman with endophthalmitis associated with Abiotrophia defectiva 3 months after u...
The safety of the stent-assisted coil embolization (SAC) technique for acutely ruptured aneurysms has not been established yet. SAC is believed to be associated with a high risk of thromboembolic and ...
In-stent restenosis remains a major problem of arteriosclerosis treatment by stenting. Expansion-optimized stents could reduce this problem. With numerical simulations, stent designs/ expansion behavi...
Comparison of safety and long-term effects of BioMimeTM stent and Ultimaster® stent with Xience® stent
To compare the immediate and long-term clinical outcomes between Balloon-Stent Kissing Technique (BSKT) and Jailed Wire Technique (JWT) for the interventional treatment of coronary bifurca...
Introduction: Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is a common surgical disease frequently seen in the intergluteal cleft. The treatment of this problem is mainly surgical. Aim: introduce a nove...
The objective of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of two different approaches to treat bifurcational lesions with CYPHER SELECT™ Sirolimus-eluting Balloon-expandable...
Evaluate the efficacy of the Inspiron Sirolimus Eluting Stent on bifurcation coronary artery lesions, in order to preserve and not compromize the side branch using the provisional stent te...
Changing an operative procedure from an endoscopic surgical procedure to an open approach during the INTRAOPERATIVE PERIOD.
Electrophoresis in which paper is used as the diffusion medium. This technique is confined almost entirely to separations of small molecules such as amino acids, peptides, and nucleotides, and relatively high voltages are nearly always used.
An analytical technique for resolution of a chemical mixture into its component compounds. Compounds are separated on an adsorbent paper (stationary phase) by their varied degree of solubility/mobility in the eluting solvent (mobile phase).
An iterative questionnaire designed to measure consensus among individual responses. In the classic Delphi approach, there is no interaction between responder and interviewer.
The mechanical planing of the SKIN with sand paper, emery paper, or wire brushes, to promote reepithelialization and smoothing of skin disfigured by ACNE scars or dermal NEVI.
Acute Coronary Syndromes ACS
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. Treatment for acute coronary syndrome includes medicines and a procedure known as angioplasty, during which doctors inflat...
A stent is a small mesh tube that's used to treat narrow or weak arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to other parts of your body. A stent is placed in an artery as part of a procedure called angioplasty. &...