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Quadruple technique in management of primary pterygium

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First Author: A.Hasan EGYPT

Co Author(s):    K. Mohamed                    

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To evaluate the outcomes of primary pterygium excision with conjunctival flab one week after sublesional Bevacizumab (Avastin®) injection and intraoperative mitomycin C application with subtenon triamecinolone injection (Quadriple technique).

Setting:

Sohag Faculty of Medicine

Methods:

: In an interventional prospective study, 25 patients with primary pterygia underwent sublesional injection of bevacizumab (Avastin®) (1.25mg0.1ml) one week later surgical excision was performed with mitomycin C application ,conjunctival flab was done and lastly triamecinolone acetate (10 mgml) was injection subtenon in Ophthalmology department of Sohag University Hospital and the eyes were operated on by a single surgeon. All cases were followed up for one year and the results were evaluated in terms of recurrent pterygium growth and complications

Results:

Twenty-five eyes of 25 patients (20 males and 5 females) with mean age 49±4.8 years were operated. The pterygia extended onto the corneas for 4.1±1.2 (range 3-5.5) mm. during the 12 months follow up no recurrence was detected and no complications were reported.

Conclusions:

this quadrible technique is safe and effective surgical technique with no recurrence rate but longer follow up period is mandatory.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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