How to Fix and Prevent a Short Tube | ASCRS
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How to Fix and Prevent a Short Tube
April 2018
Meeting: 2018 Annual Meeting
Presenters: Daniela Alvarez-Ascencio, MD, Jesus Jimenez-Roman, MD, Mauricio Turati-Acosta, MD
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Several difficulties can be faced during a Glaucoma Drainage Device implantation or revision.In this film we focus on fixing and preventing one problem:short tubes. We show a case in which the surgeon extends a tube using an angiocathether. After detailed description of the technique,we show several examples and surgical pearls of how to measure,insert,and cut the tube in order to acquire an adequate length and direction.
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This film was submitted to the 36th Annual ASCRS Film Festival within the 2018 ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting. 

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