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MANUAL DE GONIOSCOPIA. La exploracion clinica del angulo irido- corneal ( Manual of Gonioscopy. Clini cal examination of the irido-corneal angle). By Angel . A gonioscopia direta é usualmente realizada com a lente de Koeppe e pratica- Figura 5 - A gonioscopia de indentação permite o exame do recesso do seio. PDF | Purpose: To assess Automatic Gonio-Photography (AGP)-true color images of the anterior gonioscopia circa l'identificazione di reperti.

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Angulo cerrado en gonioscopia sin estructuras visibles. Angulo abierto en gonioscopia yazik.info An evaluation of the anterior chamber angle's configura- tion is an essential part of the anterior segment ex- amination, especially in patients with glaucoma. In addition to this downloadable pdf of the book, the links to each individual chapter and the videos that were previously available on DVD and.

In all of them, the ciliary processes were situated anteriorly as compared to the position in normal subjects and in patients with angle closure glaucoma caused by pupillary block. The ciliary processes give structural support to peripheral iris avoiding its withdrawal from the trabecular band after iridotomy. Thus, the anatomic change found in the eyes of these patients is an anterior angulation of the peripheral iris in its insertion in the ciliary body.

In some cases, the iris root is short and thick and inserted in a more anterior position in the ciliary body, anteriorization of the ciliary processes also occurring. There is, thus, an important narrowing of the angle even though the central depth of the anterior chamber is normal Ultrasound biomicroscopy plays a fundamental role in the PIC diagnosis. The above-mentioned anatomic abnormality of the ciliary body, only suspected by means of conventional biomicroscopic examination, especially by gonioscopy, is definitely confirmed by that imaging method Plateau iris was defined by the presence of an anteriorly directed ciliary body, an absent ciliary sulcus, a steep iris root from its point of insertion followed by a downward angulation from the corneoscleral wall, presence of a central flat iris plane, and irido-angle contact 16, The importance of the diagnosis of PIC by UBM resides in the fact that preventive measures may be adopted in order to avoid the installation of an eventual acute crisis of glaucoma or its repetition PIS despite the presence of a patent iridotomy.

Figure 2 depicts the relation of the plateau iris position the level of the iris relative to Schwalbe's line and the structures of the angle wall and the possibility of acute crisis of glaucoma liable to occur spontaneously or after mydriasis 24 and Figure 3 shows the image of a PIS patient assessed by UBM. Patients with PIS were previously submitted to an iridotomy.

The ACD was measured axially from the internal corneal surface to the lens surface using the ultrasound instrument's internal measuring capability. Review of the literature suggests that patients with PIS have a normal or deeper axial ACD compared with pupillary block. However, in this study it was found that the ACD associated with PIS is shallower than normal and also shallower than in pupillary block Ultrasound biomicroscopy can reveal classic features of PIS but also shows multiple neuroepithelial cysts of the ciliary body.

PIS may be associated with multiple ciliary body cysts, the so-called pseudoplateau iris Ultrasound biomicroscopy has also been used to perform a darkroom provocative test, which provides information on whether the angle anatomically closes in the dark A cohort study of Brazilian patients using UBM assessed the presence of nonpupil block mechanisms and appositional angle closure after PI. The study included 22 open angle eyes and 31 eyes with occludable angles on gonioscopy. Radial scans through a typical ciliary process were obtained in both light and dark conditions, at inferior and superior positions.

Long ciliary processes with no ciliary sulcus were determined on the basis of a reference line drawn perpendicular to the iris plane passing through a point located mm from the scleral spur.

Trabecular-ciliary process distance was measured on the inferior quadrant of the UBM images. The UBM finding of long ciliary processes associated with the absence of ciliary sulcus is not necessarily related to an anterior positioning of the ciliary processes However, the definitive treatment is made performing an argon laser peripheral iridoplasty ALPI.

In a prospective study, changes in angle configuration associated with dark, light, and pilocarpine administration in PIS were reported.

In PIS, anteriorly located ciliary processes support the periphery of the iris. Changes in angle opening in dark and light are solely related to changes in iris thickness.

Pilocarpine produces iris thinning and is an effective drug for opening the angle The PI does not avoid the repetition of the glaucoma crisis because it does not change the anatomy of the anterior segment in patients with PIC 27, Therefore, the repetition of acute crisis of glaucoma despite the presence of a patent iridotomy is the diagnostic seal of the PIS. Generally, in ALPI, 20 to 24 spots 5 to 6 per quadrant are made, power to milliwatts, duration 0. A total of 26 ALPI procedures were performed in 23 eyes of 14 patients.

The angle in 20 of 23 In 3 eyes, there was gradual re-closure of the angle 5 to 9 years after initial ALPI, but they were readily reopened and maintained open by a single repeat treatment. No filtration surgery was necessary in any eye during follow-up. The effect is maintained for years, although a small proportion of patients might require retreatment Clinically speaking, to prevent the installation of the PIS, the best measures are the constant use of pilocarpine and the preventive care before and after pupillary dilation of the eyes with PIC.


Plateau iris and malignant glaucoma Some studies report that in malignant glaucoma there is an anterior rotation of the ciliary body with the disappearance of the ciliary sulcus on UBM examination similar to what is observed in PIC. To provide evidence for diagnosing malignant glaucoma, as well as for elucidating the pathogenetic mechanism of the disease, UBM is a useful tool. The anterior segment of three patients with postoperative malignant glaucoma were examined by UBM regarding the state before operation, the state of the opposite eye, and the state after the release of the cilio-lenticular block Slit-like anterior chamber angle and anteriorly positioned ciliary body were observed in all 3 cases, which were identical to those that Pavlin reported in 8 cases with PIS.

UBM seems to be an important preoperative examination to evaluate the risk of malignant glaucoma and to determine which surgical procedure and postoperative management is proper.

The preoperative configuration of the ciliary body may be associated with the onset of malignant glaucoma in some patients with chronic angle-closure glaucoma or narrow angle Therefore, studies using UBM are needed to better understand the role of PIC in the etiopathogeny of the malignant glaucoma Concerning the chamber angle.

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Plateau iris syndrome associated with multiple ciliary body cysts. Report of three cases. For effects. A classification was used. After Separate cohorts of subjects were evaluated for agree- the initial work-up by the general optometrists, each of the ment in gonioscopy and optic disc interpretation by both two experienced optometrists and the glaucoma specialist optometrists.

Optometrist 1 performed gonioscopy in 72 ophthalmologist carried out gonioscopy. Mean age of these subjects was angles without any other abnormality.

Statistical analysis Tables 3 and 4 show the diagnostic accuracies of each optometrist separately for gonioscopy and optic disc The primary outcome was the agreement between glau- evaluation.

Three possible diagnostic categorizations were open from occludable angles. Positive and negative likeli- considered both for gonioscopy and optic disc evaluation. Table 1 Agreement between glaucoma specialists and optometrists in interpretation of gonioscopy.

Table 2 Agreement between glaucoma specialists and optometrists in interpretation of optic disc. How- ever, our main purpose is to compare the glaucoma trained Discussion optometrists and glaucoma specialist ophthalmologist, such that the results can be used to validate the use of the same Our results show that there is a high level of agreement glaucoma trained optometrists in the LVPEI-GLEAMS.

As visual acuity assessment alone misses most cases of glaucoma and screening field tests can be ineffective, 21 the need for a Table 3 Diagnostic accuracies of optometrists in interpre- more complete evaluation of each individual is evident. The observers in that study Specificity Again however varying levels of experience existed among the various observers23,24 Table 4 Diagnostic accuracies of optometrists in interpre- and when clinical documentation of the optics discs through tation of optic disc.

Specificity While many physicians perform visual field tests and declaration-to-boost-indian-optometry. Targeting rela- by gonioscopy. J Glaucoma. Darren Shickle D, Hogg R. What is ophthalmic public health?. The uniqueness of the current study lies in the involve- Academy for Eye Care Excellence. The regard. Oph- One limitation of the current study was that for logisti- thalmic Physiol Opt.

The Peterborough scheme the three glaucoma specialists. The assumption that there for community specialist optometrists in glaucoma: a feasibil- ity study. Eye Lond. In conclusion, our results show that there is a high level A national survey of diagnostic tests reported by UK of agreement between glaucoma specialists and trained community optometrists for the detection of chronic optometrists in gonioscopy and optic disc assessment.

We open angle glaucoma. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. The accuracy of accredited glaucoma optometrists in the thalmologists. This suggests that the optometrist with good diagnosis and treatment recommendation for glaucoma.

Br J experience and clinical skills, if trained in optic disc assess- Ophthalmol. This adds to and reinforces previous Garway-Heath D. Agreement between optometrists and work demonstrating similar results based on the assessment ophthalmologists on clinical management decisions for of the optic disc. In situations where glaucoma specialist patients with glaucoma.

Br J Ophthalmol. Rao GN. An infrastructure model for the implementation of optometrists to facilitate the screening and diagnosis of VISION the right to sight. Can J Ophthalmol. The defini- tion and classification of glaucoma in prevalence surveys. Optic nerve eval- Conflicts of interest uation among optometrists. Optom Vis Sci. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

Agree- ment among optometrists, ophthalmologists, and residents in evaluating the optic disc for glaucoma. References ; The number of people with glau- M. Agreement between ophthalmologists and optometrists coma worldwide in and Open-angle ; A more proactive Andhra Pradesh eye disease study.

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The Chennai Glaucoma gram. Am J Ophthalmol. Agreement among 4. Thomas R, Parikh RS. How to assess a patient for glaucoma.Barkan suggested a disproportionate size of the lens and abnormal narrowness of the perilental space, noting the frequency with which the tips of the ciliary processes project anteriorly to the lens equator 2.

Gonioscopy was carried out for every among the above categories. Kanski JJ. Both studies emphasize that the etiology of angle closure in the relatively young patients differs from the etiology of an older population, with a clear female prevalence in both 12, On the other hand, PIS is the most common underlying etiology of angle closure in relatively young patients, especially in women