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Angle-Closure Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Angle Closure) Summary

Description: A form of glaucoma in which the intraocular pressure increases because the angle of the anterior chamber is blocked and the aqueous humor cannot drain from the anterior chamber.

Also Known As: Glaucoma, Angle Closure; Glaucoma, Angle-Closure; Glaucoma, Narrow-Angle; Glaucoma, Uncompensated; Glaucoma, Uncompensative Show All >>

Networked: 1057 relevant articles (65 outcomes, 99 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. latanoprost (Xalatan) : 6 outcomes 12 studies in 27 results : FDA 3
  2. Argon : 6 outcomes 11 studies in 76 results : IBA
  3. acceleratory factor from growth hormone (AcG) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 57 results : IBA
  4. bimatoprost (Lumigan) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 6 results : FDA 3
  5. Pilocarpine (Ocusert) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 31 results : FDA 10 Generic
  6. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : FDA 7 Generic
  7. Timolol (Blocadren) : 1 outcome 7 studies in 21 results : FDA 56 Generic
  8. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 38 results : IBA
  9. travoprost (Travatan) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 2
  10. GAT : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Angle-Closure Glaucoma

  1. Glaucoma
  2. Cataract (Cataracts)
  3. Open-Angle Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Open Angle)
  4. Ocular Hypertension (Glaucoma, Suspect)
  5. Angle-Closure Glaucoma (Glaucoma, Angle Closure)
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Key Therapies for Angle-Closure Glaucoma

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 18 outcomes 23 studies in 210 results
  2. Iridectomy : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 149 results
  3. Phacoemulsification : 9 outcomes 6 studies in 78 results
  4. Trabeculectomy (Trabeculoplasty) : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 111 results
  5. Intraocular Lens Implantation : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 34 results
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