Muscle Union Procedure in Patients with Paralytic Strabismus

PloS One
Kyung-Ah ParkSei Yeul Oh

Abstract

To present the surgical outcomes of a muscle union procedure in patients with paralytic strabismus, this retrospective study included 27 patients with paralytic strabismus who underwent a muscle union procedure. In this procedure, the two vertical rectus muscles are united with the paralytic horizontal muscle without splitting the muscles. Postoperative ocular deviations, complications, surgical success rates, and reoperation rates were obtained by examining the medical records of the patients. Seventeen patients had a sixth cranial nerve palsy, seven patients had a third cranial nerve palsy, and three patients had a medial rectus muscle palsy after endoscopic sinus surgery. The mean preoperative angle of horizontal deviation in the primary position was 56 ± 21 prism diopters. The mean follow-up period was 12 ± 9 months. The mean final postoperative ocular deviation was 8 ± 13 prism diopters. The success rate was 74%, and the reoperation rate was 0%. No significant complications, including anterior ischemia, occurred in any of the patients. One patient exhibited an increase in intraocular pressure in the immediate postoperative period, but this resolved spontaneously within 1 week. Our muscle union procedure was effective in pa...Continue Reading

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Mar 13, 2013·Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus·Kyung-Ah Park, Sei Yeul Oh

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Jul 20, 2019·Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus·Lindsay RothfieldHilda Capo
Oct 17, 2020·Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology·Binbin ZhuJianhua Yan
Jul 12, 2021·Journal of AAPOS : the Official Publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus·Takashi FuruseSatoshi Hasebe

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