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REVIEW ARTICLE

Surgery on the Trabecular Meshwork: Histopathological Evidence

Shibal Bhartiya, Parul Ichhpujani, Tarek Shaarawy

Keywords : Aqueous outflow and resistance, Histopathological basis of glaucoma surgery, Outflow facility, Trabecular meshwork

Citation Information : Bhartiya S, Ichhpujani P, Shaarawy T. Surgery on the Trabecular Meshwork: Histopathological Evidence. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2015; 9 (2):51-61.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1184

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-08-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Juxtacanalicular (JXT) trabecular meshwork and endothelial lining of Schlemm\'s canal have been cited as the loci of aqueous outflow resistance, both in a normal as well as a glaucomatous eye. In this review, we attempt to understand the currently available surgical modalities in light of the available histopathological evidence, regarding localization of outflow resistance.


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