Monday, June 1, 2015

Comparison of lateral rectus muscle re-recession and medial rectus muscle resection for treatment of postoperative exotropia

I have noted time and again that surgical intervention of strabismus remains as much an art as a science and that most studies show about 1/3 need a second or third surgery. This study also notes this. The results were:

...Unsuccessful outcomes were achieved in 36%) treated with medial rectus muscle resection and 27% treated with lateral rectus muscle re-recession.....

Read more about it here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25634535


1 comment:

  1. Didn't Pascal refer to this a the slaughter of the muscles?

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