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The clinical efficacy of the modified musculoplasty of extraocular muscles

Written by Alishunin L.V.

  UDK: 617.758.1-089.844 DOI: 10.17238/PmJ1609-1175.2016.3.70–71 | Pages: 70–71 | Full text PDF | Open PDF 

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Objective. It was developed an original modification of musculoplasty of an extraocular eye muscle to treat strabismus.  Methods. We observed 32 patients with the conjugate monolateral entropy. In all cases, in order to reduce the deviation angle was performed a modified musculoplasty of internal rectus of a squinting eye. Results. Evaluation of treatment results showed a statistically significant decrease in the mean angle of deviation in the total population of patients with a 24,5±2,7 to 6,3±4,1° (p<0.05). Conclusions. The use of the modified musculoplasty in the correction of strabismus with deviation 15–17° enables to eliminate the defect and to reduce the number of operated muscles. At angles of deviation of more than 17° musculoplasty must be combined with one-stage ‘amplification’ of the antagonist muscles, thus reducing the number of stages of the surgical correction of strabismus.

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L.V. Alishunin
Primorskyi center of eye microsurgery (100e Borisenko St. Vladivostok 690088 Russian Federation)


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