Ahmed vs. Baerveldt – Who Won?
November 11, 2011
Ophthalmology: Researchers compared at one year the results of shunt surgery comparing the Ahmed to the Baerveldt. Bottom line?- higher failure rate (43% vs 28%) and higher IOp (16.5 vs 13.6) in the Ahmed. One caveat- the Baerveldt required more interventions (42% vs. 26%) compared to Ahmed.
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