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Single stage insertion of the Molteno tube for glaucoma and modifications to reduce postoperative hypotony.
  1. J E Hoare Nairne,
  2. D Sherwood,
  3. J S Jacob and
  4. W J Rich
  1. West of England Eye Infirmary, Exeter.


    Severe glaucoma was controlled in all 13 cases following insertion of a Molteno drain in a single stage procedure. One eye required a repeat operation. A modified technique to minimise early postoperative hypotony and prevent flat anterior chambers is described.

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