canaloplasty

canaloplasty

 [kah-nal´o-plas″te]
plastic reconstruction of a passage, as of the external acoustic meatus.

canaloplasty

(kă-nal′ŏ-plas″tē) [ canal + -plasty]
1. Surgery for glaucoma in which the drainage through the canal of Schlemm is improved by opening the ostia and stretching the trabecular meshwork.
2. Spinal surgery to alleviate lumbar spinal stenosis.
3. Canalplasty.
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The exact mechanisms behind canaloplasty is not perfectly known; however, the most likely explanation maybe the permanent enlargement of Schlemm's canal and of the collectors channels.
From deep sclerectomy to canaloplasty: Re-establishing the natural outflow in patients with chronic-angle glaucoma.
The VISCO360 System offers ophthalmologists in the EU a user friendly, clear corneal approach to canaloplasty, a glaucoma procedure with a well established safety and efficacy profile.
She underwent postauricular tympanoplasty and canaloplasty for visualization of the lesion.
He stated that we do canaloplasty and meatoplasty which can be performed in small towns as well.
Then, the intracochlear scalar position of the electrode was verified after performing a canaloplasty, thereby removing the tympanic membrane and ossicles and eventually transcanal drilling of the basal cochlear turn.
The main aim of this study is to compare canaloplasty to other nonpenetrating procedures in terms of safety, efficacy, and postoperative quality of life.
Treatment of serious burst thoracolumbar fracture with posterior pedicle screw fixation, transpedicular bone grafting and vertebral canaloplasty. Chin J Orthop Traumatol.
They discuss trabeculectomy, deep sclerectomy, glaucoma drainage device surgery, postoperative management of filtering procedures, the role of the ocular surface, and modulation of scarring processes in glaucoma surgery; new devices and techniques, including laser-assisted techniques, viscocanalostomy and canaloplasty, and ab interno Schlemm's canal surgery; and surgical approaches to angle-closure glaucoma, concomitant cataract and glaucoma, pediatric glaucoma, and refractory glaucoma.
The book's eight chapters cover trabeculectomy, mini glaucoma shunt, posterior drainage device, deep sclerectomy, gonioscopic surgery, canaloplasty, combined surgery, and lens surgery in glaucoma.