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The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of the Ahmed valve implant (AVI) and the Molteno single-plate implant (MSPI) in eyes with refractory glaucoma during a follow-up period of 24 months.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ahmed valve implant, Molteno single-plate implant (MSPI)
Vanak Eye Surgery Center
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Vanak Eye Surgery Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:13:27-0400
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