Drainage for the treatment of glaucoma

 

(57) Abstract:

The invention relates to medicine, namely to ophthalmology, intended for the treatment of glaucoma. Drainage for the treatment of glaucoma is made of polymeric compounds on the basis of the hydrogel. He has a porous structure with fixed water content in the composition of the polymer (60-85 wt.%). Drainage is made in the form of a cylinder with cross-sectional diameter in a dry form 0.3 to 1.5 mm, the length of the product 3-20 mm, the drainage design for the treatment of glaucoma provides a stable filtering intraocular fluid and, thus, normalization of intraocular pressure.

The invention relates to medicine, namely to ophthalmology.

Known polymeric drainage (SU N 1444988), made of hydrogel-based polyoxometallates. When applying the drainage outflow of fluid from the anterior chamber is carried out through a slit-like spaces between the body of the drainage and surrounding tissues.

The disadvantage of this drainage is that over time around the drainage is formed connective tissue capsule that replaces all the space between the drainage and surrounding tissues, which in some cases leads to a sharp decrease in the outflow of fluid. In addition, DP2">

The objective of the invention is the creation of drainage with the filtering action due to its porous semi-permeable structure. While the functional state of the latter is connected with the state of the surrounding tissue.

The technical result is sustainable filtering intraocular fluid (UGG) and, thus, normalization of intraocular pressure (IOP).

The technical result is achieved by the fact that the drainage for the treatment of glaucoma, made of polymeric compounds on the basis of the hydrogel according to the invention the drainage has a porous structure with fixed water content (60-85%), while it is made in the form of a cylinder with cross-sectional diameter in a dry form 0.3 to 1.5 mm and a length of from 3 to 20 mm

In the case of drainage with the water content in the composition of the polymer is less than 60% is not observed sufficient magnitude filtering, while more than 85% of the drainage loses its properties of resistance to destruction.

The cross-sectional diameter of the drainage is less than 0.3 mm does not provide sustainable filtering UGG, and more than 1.5 mm may cause unnecessary trauma to the tissue of the iris and cornea, especially the endothelium.

Drainage length of less than 3 mm not ostoich">

Thanks hydroscopicity material drainage swells in the moisture of the anterior chamber increases in volume, and thus firmly fixed edges of the wound, eliminating the need for additional fixing and eliminates the risk of dislocation drainage.

The parameters used in each case drains (water content, diameter, length) are calculated based on survey data of a specific patient (anterior chamber depth, the state of the endothelium, the presence or absence of the crystalline lens, the number of previous antiglaucoma operations).

The invention is illustrated by the following example.

Patient K., 20 years old, was admitted with a diagnosis of secondary operated severe glaucoma, uveitis in remission on his right eye.

Visual acuity of the right eye -0,02, field of view concentrically narrowed to 20o, IOP = 34 mm RT.article.

The tonography: Po39,2; DY - 6,2; C - 0,03, F - 2,8; Po/c= 344.

The anterior chamber depth of 3.0 mm

In the anamnesis - 2 antiglaucomatous operations.

After sedation, the patient is held antiglaucoma surgery and how completion of applied polymer explantation who W ill result in front of the camera to a depth of 2 mm, the outer side length of 3 mm is introduced into a specially formed scleral tunnel and after sclerectomy enter into the sclera, which provides uweoscleeralny the path of the outflow UGG.

Fixing drainage is not required. The surgery is completed by applying one hub seam on the conjunctiva.

The postoperative period was uneventful.

Discharge from hospital on the 5th day after the operation.

IOP at discharge 14 mm RT.article.

Vis right eye -0,02.

Field of view - no change.

Stable hypotensive effect during the entire observation time (1 year).

Thus, the use of the proposed drainage allows to achieve sustainable filtering intraocular fluid, porous semi-permeable structure drainage avoids such early postoperative complications as fast emptying of the anterior chamber, and as a result, detachment of the choroid and macular edema.

Drainage for the treatment of glaucoma, is made of polymer compounds based hydrogel, characterized in that it has a porous structure with a fixed content of water in the composition of the polymer (60 - 85%), when this drainage is done is

 

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