Schlemm's canal


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Schlemm's canal

[′shlemz kə‚nal]
(anatomy)
A space or series of spaces at the junction of the sclera and cornea in the eye; drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber.
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[8] compared the results of CLASS with NPDS and explained that, in the CLASS procedure, the aiming beam of the C[O.sub.2] laser is focused on the area of the Schlemm's canal and the pigmented trabeculum located underneath.
Tetz et al., "Canaloplasty: circumferential viscodilation and tensioning of Schlemm's canal using a flexible microcatheter for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma in adults: interim clinical study analysis," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
A small reflux of blood from the Schlemm's canal reflects correct positioning of the stent.
The exact mechanisms behind canaloplasty is not perfectly known; however, the most likely explanation maybe the permanent enlargement of Schlemm's canal and of the collectors channels.
When left in the anterior chamber or partly removed at the end of surgery, they can cause a temporary IOP elevation.24 In our study, a small amount of high-viscosity sodium hyaluronate was injected into the Schlemm's canal on either side to prevent late bleeding and adhesion of the incision lips.
Associations of Postexercise Changes in Schlemm's Canal with Postexercise Changes in IOP Compared with Preexercise (Baseline) Values.
The TRAB360 combines a custom access cannula, a soft and flexible trabeculotome with an atraumatic tip, and a control wheel that advances the flexible trabeculotome around Schlemm's canal.
A 4 x 4 mm deeper scleral flap was dissected anteriorly to Schlemm's canal and continued further anterior in the cornea to create a trabeculo-Descemet's window.
It is likely that the Schlemm's canal is more consistently assessed when trabecular bypass procedures are performed by experienced surgeons.
The cataract experts urged delegates not to abdicate post-surgical care and closed with a description of the tiniest surgical body implants now used to micro-stent Schlemm's canal.
Grieshaber, "Suture distension of Schlemm's canal in canaloplasty: an anterior segment imaging study," Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
By disrupting the angiopoietin/ TIE2 signalling pathway in a mouse model of glaucoma, the mice could not generate Schlemm's canal, had elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and went on to develop classic features of glaucoma.