International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 7, Part A (2015)
A clinical study of PECA a novel surgical procedure
Vuyyuru Raja Sekhar, AV Pitchi Reddy, Y Srinivas
Purpose: Pterygium excision with conjunctival auto graft with no glue, no sutures surgery performed at a govt hospital ophthalmology dept in south India, to know the benefits of this new method.Method: Prospective analysis of 15 patients with primary and secondary pterygium operated between March 2014 to July 2014, recurrence and complications analyzed.Results: A total of 17 eyes of 15 patients with primary pterygium 15 eyes (88.3%) and recurrence 2 eyes (11.7%).all the patients underwent conjunctival auto graft without glue or sutures, are secured to pterygium excisional area with auto blood fibrin clot. the mean duration of follow up in between 12-14weeks (minimum 3 months) with good primary outcome with no recurrence was noted in all cases.Conclusion: Conjunctival auto graft without glue or sutures appears to be an effective modality for primary and recurrent pterygium with no extra cost and full benefits to the patient.
How to cite this article:
Vuyyuru Raja Sekhar, AV Pitchi Reddy, Y Srinivas. A clinical study of PECA a novel surgical procedure. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(7):05-06.