A two years audit of Glaucoma in Admitted patients at Hayatbad Medical Complex Peshawar

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Tariq Farooq Babar
Nasir Saeed
Zubair Masud
Muhammad Daud Khan

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to determine the demographic pattern and types of glaucomas and to evaluate the different types of operations performed in terms of efficacy and safety. Hospital based retrospective case study - 2 years, from october 1999 to September 2001. Primary glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma requiring admission to hospital. Primary close angle glaucoma is a more common cause of admission to hospital than primary open angle glaucoma. Secondary glaucoma is an important cause of glaucoma in this part of the world. Trabeculectomy is an effective and relatively safe procedure for management of glaucoma in Pakistan.

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Babar TF, Saeed N, Masud Z, Khan MD. A two years audit of Glaucoma in Admitted patients at Hayatbad Medical Complex Peshawar. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 28 [cited 2022 Nov. 26];18(2). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/890
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