Film 81067: The Lost Sponge! Safe Application of MMC Sponges in Trabeculectomy | ASCRS
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Film 81067: The Lost Sponge! Safe Application of MMC Sponges in Trabeculectomy
April 2022
Meeting: 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Rengaraj Venkatesh, MD
Category: Glaucoma Surgery
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Trabeculectomy surgery is the most a common procedure in anti-glaucoma surgery. Role of MMC is crucial from simple to complex cases. In this video, we are highlighting about unintentional human error of surgeon forgetting sponge in the eye and its consequences. In addition we are highlighting several innovations to avoid this situation and also adding a note on injectable MMC.

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