Yag laser for blocked retinal venouscirculation to prevent or restore visual loss in patients suffering non-ischemic central retinal vein occlusion

Mundy, L, Merlin, T
Record ID 32006000589
Authors' results and conclusions: There is only the level IV evidence available describing this experimental procedure, which may have the potential to cause serious side effects in unsuccessful patients. In addition, it is unlikely to diffuse further than the original centre in Western Australia.
Authors' recommendations: HealthPACT recommends that this technology be archived.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2004
URL for published report: Not Available
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Australia
MeSH Terms
  • Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
  • Visual Acuity
  • Blindness
  • Laser Therapy
  • Retinal Vein
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
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