iridectomy


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Related to iridectomy: peripheral iridectomy, trabeculoplasty

iridectomy

[‚ir·ə′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of part of the iris.
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Iridectomy is sometimes performed to emove tumours d improve then of children who have small central congenital cataracts.
This case 52/F Yes Source, y Presentation Treatment Follow-up, mo Okamoto et al, (15) 1982 ACR Iridectomy Jellie et al, (16) 1989 Incidental Biopsy Eide et al, (17) 1997 EU Iridectomy ANED, 7 Tulvatana et al, (6) 2003 Pain Iridectomy DUC, 12 Tuncer et al, (18) 2004 EU Iridectomy ANED, 144 This case Incidental Iridectomy ANED, 8 Abbreviations: ACR, anterior chamber reaction; ANED, alive, no evidence of disease; DUC, dead of unknown cause; EM, electron microscopy; EU, ectropion uvea; I, inferior; IN, inferonasal; IT, inferotemporal; N, nasal; ST, superotemporal; STUMP, smooth muscle tumor of uncertain malignant potential.
In a com a sec rem ift In a complete iridectomy, a section of the iris is removed.
The 532 nm green laser module approved last year includes indications for retinal photocoagulation, trabeculoplasty, iridotomy, peripheral iridectomy, diabetic retinopathy, posterior and anterior procedures, and endo-photocoagulation.
Surgical interventions such as sphincterectomy (dissection of the sphincter), peripheral iridectomy, or vitreous prolapse in cataract surgery complicated by posterior capsule rupture, can also affect the shape of the pupil.