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Adjustable versus non-adjustable sutures for strabismus

  1. Anjana Haridas*,
  2. Venki Sundaram

Editorial Group: Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Published Online: 2 JUL 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004240.pub3


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Haridas A, Sundaram V. Adjustable versus non-adjustable sutures for strabismus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD004240. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004240.pub3.

Author Information

  1. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, c/o Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, ICEH, London, UK

*Anjana Haridas, c/o Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, ICEH, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK. anjana@doctors.org.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 2 JUL 2013

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References

References to studies excluded from this review

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  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Altintas 2006 {published data only}
  • Altintas AG, Turker C, Levent GG, Cakmak HB, Simsek S. Competitive analysis of Intraoperative adjustable suture with conventional suture technique in strabismus surgery. Annals of Ophthalmology 2006;38(4):297-303.
Apt 2002 {published data only}
  • Apt L. Followups on the 25th anniversary of the postop' adjustable suture (versus intraoperative adjustments based on the binocular alignment under general anesthesia) in eye muscle surgery for strabismus. Binocular Vision and Strabismus Quarterly 2002;17(2):80.
Awadein 2008 {published data only}
Bishop 2004 {published data only}
  • Bishop F, Doran RM. Adjustable and non-adjustable strabismus surgery: a retrospective case-matched study. Strabismus 2004;12(1):3-11.
Broniarczyk 2003 {published data only}
  • Broniarczyk-Loba A, Nowakowska O. Adjustable sutures surgery of intermittent divergent squint in adolescents and adults. Klinika Oczna 2003;105(1-2):63-5.
Correa 1998 {published data only}
  • Correa BA, Bicas HE. Comparative study of monocular surgeries:under general anaesthesia or with topical anaesthesia, with and without readjustment. Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia 1998;57(10):747-55.
Kono 2000 {published data only}
  • Kono R, Ohtsuki H, Hasebe S. Comparison between conventional recession and adjustable suspension-recession procedure for vertical strabismus in Graves' ophthalmopathy. Japanese Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology 2000;54(3):321-5.
Kraus 1993 {published data only}
  • Kraus DJ, Bullock JD. Treatment of thyroid ocular myopathy with adjustable and nonadjustable suture strabismus surgery. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society 1993;91:67-84.
Mohan 1998 {published data only}
  • Mohan K, Ram J, Sharma A. Comparison between adjustable and non-adjustable hang-back muscle recession for concomitant exotropia. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 1998;46(1):21-4.
Park 2009 {published data only}
  • Park YC, Chun BY, Kwon JY. Comparison of the stability of postoperative alignment in sensory exotropia:adjustable versus non-adjustable surgery. Korean Journal of Ophthalmology 2009;23(4):277-80.
Tripathi 2003 {published data only}
Vazquez 1999 {published data only}
  • Vazquez CW, Munoz M. Overcorrection after adjustable suture suspension - recession of the inferior rectus muscle in non-thyroid eye disease. Binocular Vision and Strabismus Quarterly 1999;14(2):103-6.
Yanovitch 2009 {published data only}
  • Yanovitch TL, Wallace DK, Freedman SF, Enyedi LB, Young TL. Success rates of adjustabe and nonadjustable strabismus surgery in adults. Journal of AAPOS 2009;13(1):e32.

Additional references

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  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Apt 1977
Glanville 2006
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Morris 1992
van Noorden 1980
  • van Noorden GK. Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility. 2nd Edition. St Louis: CV Mosby, 1980.
Vaughan 1998
  • Vaughan D, Asbusry T, Riordan-Eva P. General Ophthalmology. 15th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/ Appleton & Lange, 1998:216-26.

References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies excluded from this review
  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Haridas 2005