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Assessment of safety and efficacy of triple technique in managemnt of recurrent pterygium

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First Author: A.Hasan EGYPT

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Purpose:

to assess the efficacy and safety of use of bivacizumab,mitomycin c and triamcinolon in management of recurrent pterygium

Setting:

Sohag faculty of medicine ,Egypt

Methods:

Fifteen eyes of fifteen patients with recurrent pterygium were injected by bivacizumab(1.25mg0.1ml) subconjunctivally after one week surgical excision with bare sclera technique , mitomycin c 0.1% application intraoperatively finally subtenon triamcinolon(8 mg 0.2 ml) was injected.follow up of the patients from 8 to36 months was done to detect recurrence or any other complications

Results:

Fifteen eyes of fifeen patients with recurrent pterygium of previous one surgery from 8 month to 12 years with mean 4.2 years 12 patients were males (80%) and 3 were females (20%) The recurrent pterygium ranging from 2mm to 5.5 mm from the limbus with mean 3.2 mm The follow up period from 8 month to 36 month with mean 25 months The complications were One patient with postoperative granuloma (6.7%) underwent excision after 21 days of surgey and resolved One patient(6.7%) with irritable eye with lacrimation and pain for one month resolved by frequent steroid No recurrence or major complications occurred in the follow up period

Conclusions:

Triple technique is safe and effctive technique in management of recurrent pterygium

Financial Disclosure:

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