trabeculotomy

tra·bec·u·lot·o·my

(tră-bek'yū-lot'ŏ-mē),
Surgical opening of the sinus venosus sclerae (canal of Schlemm) to treat glaucoma.
[trabekula + G. tomē, incision]

trabeculotomy

(trə-bĕk′yə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical opening of the venous sinus of the sclera to treat glaucoma.

trabeculotomy

[-ot′əmē]
a surgical opening in an orbital trabecula to increase the outflow of aqueous humor.

tra·bec·u·lot·o·my

(tră-bek'yū-lot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical opening of the sinus venosus sclerae (canal of Schlemm) to treat glaucoma.
[trabekula + G. tomē, incision]

trabeculotomy 

A surgical procedure aimed at lowering intraocular pressure by unblocking the entry of Schlemm's canal to ease the outflow of aqueous humour. This procedure is used principally in congenital glaucoma especially when goniotomy has failed.
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Clinical results of ab interno trabeculotomy using the trabectome for open-angle glaucoma: The mayo clinic series in Rochester, Minnesota.
Combined cataract extraction and trabeculotomy by the internal approach for coexisting cataract and open-angle glaucoma.
M2 PHARMA-December 30, 2016-Health Canada Approves Sight Sciences' TRAB360 Trabeculotomy System
US-based ophthalmic medical device company Sight Sciences, Inc has received Health Canada approval for the TRAB360 Trabeculotomy System, the company said.
Although traditional surgical procedures for the management of pediatric glaucoma, such as goniotomy, trabeculotomy, and combined trabeculotomy and trabeculectomy have high success rates when performed as initial surgical procedures(1,2), many of the children with pediatric glaucoma will require other forms of surgical therapy to achieve adequate control of intraocular pressure (IOP).
Combined trabeculotomy with trabeculectomy procedure was previously performed in each eye, and trabeculectomy with trabeculotomy at 6 o'clock position was also previously performed in 2 eyes.
Surgical treatment includes procedures used for treating glaucoma (argon laser trabeculoplasty, goniotomy, trabeculotomy, trabeculectomy with or without associated topical antimetabolites, surgery with implantation of glaucoma drainage devices and cyclocryotherapy or cyclophotocoagulation) and a prophylactic procedure (prophylactic goniotomy) [1, 13].
surgical options are goniotomy, trabeculotomy, aqueous shunt procedures or cyclodestructive procedures.
2-7) Besides the conventional procedures which include goniotomy, trabeculotomy ab externo and trabeculectomy, many new surgical procedures have been developed as safer and probably more efficacious alternatives.
Another approach is to use trabeculotomy in which the canal of Schlemm is identified by dissection and the trabecular meshwork removed by passing a probe into the canal.
Even so, early trabeculotomy has been reported to control the IOP in intermediate term.
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of trabeculotomy and the postoperative visual outcomes in Chinese newborns with PCG within 4 weeks of birth.