Preliminary results of surgical treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma after trabectomy ab interno

  • N.I. Kapshuk
  • L.A. Khrystych
Keywords: trabectomy, glaucoma.


In the article we present the effectiveness of the trabectomy ab interno in patients with various stages of open-angle glaucoma. According to the results of our study, it is established that the use of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery ensures a stable decrease in intraocular pressure (IOP) level within 6 months after the operation. Thus, in 15 patients with various stages of open-angle glaucoma (65±7 years), using parametric analysis of dependent groups we obtained a statistically significant difference between the IOP level before and at different periods after trabectomy ab interno (p=0,0001). So, the obtained results testify that trabectomy ab interno is an effective and safe method of reducing IOP level and has several advantages over filtering operations.


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How to Cite
Kapshuk, N., & Khrystych, L. (2017). Preliminary results of surgical treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma after trabectomy ab interno. Reports of Vinnytsia National Medical University, 21(2), 433-436. Retrieved from