Chapter 31. Modification of Wound Healing in Glaucoma Drainage Surgery

  1. Richard Wormald1,
  2. Liam Smeeth2,
  3. Katherine Henshaw3 and
  4. Anupa Shah4
  1. JF Kirwan and
  2. Richard Wormald

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698709.ch31

Evidence-based Ophthalmology

Evidence-based Ophthalmology

How to Cite

Kirwan, J. and Wormald, R. (2005) Modification of Wound Healing in Glaucoma Drainage Surgery, in Evidence-based Ophthalmology (eds R. Wormald, L. Smeeth, K. Henshaw and A. Shah), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698709.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Honorary Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Eyes and Vision, Group, London, UK

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, General Practitioner, London and Editor, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, London, UK

  3. 3

    Review Group Coordinator, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, London, UK

  4. 4

    Trial Search Coordinator, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727914439

Online ISBN: 9780470698709

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Keywords:

  • glaucoma drainage surgery;
  • trabeculectomy;
  • postoperative topical steroids;
  • injections;
  • cystic blebs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • The Evidence

  • implications for Practice

  • Implications for Research

  • References