"Filtering Surgery" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)
- Filtering Surgery
- Surgery, Filtration
- Filtration Surgery
- Surgery, Filtering
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Filtering Surgery" by people in Profiles.
Morales J, Kelleher PJ, Campbell D, Crosson CE. Effects of daunomycin implants on filtering surgery outcomes in rabbits. Curr Eye Res. 1998 Aug; 17(8):844-50.