Official ESCRS | European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
Athens 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings
ATHENS escrs


Search Abstracts by author or title
(results will display both Free Papers & Poster)

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

Poster Details

First Author: A.Samman EGYPT

Co Author(s):                  

Abstract Details


To evaluate the outcome of recurrent pterygium excision one week after sublesional injection of bevacizumab and intraoperative mitomycin c application with subtenon triamcinolon injection (Quadrible Technique).


Sohag faculty of medicine, Egypt


In an interventional prospective study, 20 patients with recurrent pterygia underwent sublesional injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) (1.25mg0.1ml) one week later surgical excision was performed with mitomycin C application and the end of surgery 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 2 years and the results were evaluated iterms of recurrent pterygium growth and complications.


Twenty eyes of 20 patients (14 males and 6 females) with mean age 44±8.2years were operated. The pterygia extended onto the corneas for 3.9±1.2 (range 2.7-5.1) mm. during the 24 months follow up no recurrence was detected and no complications were reported.


This Quadriple technique is safe and effective surgical technique with no recurrence rate but longer follow up period is mandatory. FINANCIAL DISCLOUSRE: NONE

Back to Poster listing