[Long-term tonometric results of trabeculectomy in Black Africa patients (apropos of 119 cases of chronic open-angle glaucoma surgically treated at the Ophthalmological Clinical of University Medical Center at Dakar)]

J Fr Ophtalmol. 1987;10(10):575-7.
[Article in French]


The authors reported 119 cases of trabeculectomy in Black African with open angle glaucoma. They observed excellent control of intraocular pressure in immediate, and long-term post-operative periods, with a few complications.

MeSH terms

  • Blacks
  • Chronic Disease
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Glaucoma, Open-Angle / surgery*
  • Hospitals, University
  • Humans
  • Intraocular Pressure*
  • Male
  • Senegal
  • Time Factors
  • Tonometry, Ocular
  • Trabeculectomy*