Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Samara Clinical Ophthalmologic Hospital n.a. T.I. Eroshevsky

The long term results of pediatric esotropia surgery performed according to new scheme of muscle recession / resection

Year: 2011, volume 7 Issue: №4 Pages: 857-859
Heading: Ophtalmology Article type: Original article
Authors: Zhukova О.V., Stepanov V.K., Zolotarev А.V.
Organization: Samara State Medical University, Samara Clinical Ophthalmologic Hospital n.a. T.I. Eroshevsky
Summary:

The purpose of the investigation is to evaluate the long term results of surgical treatment in children with esotropia, operated according to new scheme of muscle procedures. Materials. The retrospective analysis of surgical treatment in 50 children with esotropia was made. The new scheme of muscle recession / resection was used. Results. The duration of monitoring was 1-5 years. More then half of all patients has ortotropia, even in cases with 25° primary deviation angle. Almost 40% of patients has increasing of visual acuity of amblyopic eye and binocular functions. Conclusion. The new scheme of muscle recession / resection allows to receive ortotropia after surgical treatment in large esotropia and avoid the reoperations. Using of the new scheme of strabismus surgery don't increase the quantity of secondary exodeviation

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