By Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber
A compilation of chosen papers, posters and lectures provided on the twenty ninth assembly of the ecu Strabismological organization in Izmir, Turkey, June 2004, outlining the most recent advancements within the fields of eye surgical procedure, imaginative and prescient screening, ophthalmology and comparable disciplines. The spotlight of this assembly was once the precise lecture given via Gunter von Noorden, "History of Strabismology", incorporated right here in complete. The assembly additionally coated a few vital difficulties linked to strabismology, together with ambyopia, botulinum toxin, Brown’s syndrome and congenital fibrosis syndrome. furthermore, new equipment and strategies are defined, giving a whole assessment of the recent themes in strabismology for strabismologists, pediatric opthalmologists and orthoptists.
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Although various reports have been published, there is no report that evaluates the correlation between thickness of EOM and amblyopia in patients with esotropia. The aim of our study was to evaluate the thickness of horizontal rectus muscles in esotropic patients by using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and to determine the correlation of amblyopia and horizontal rectus muscle thickness. Morphological and structural properties of EOMs have been investigated using different techniques such as histopathology, ecography (Demer, 1994a), computer tomography (CT) (Lee, 2001) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (Bloom, 1993).
Schematic drawing of inferior oblique advancement with secured superior oblique tenotomy (center), and rectus externus supraposition (right picture), see text. The assessment of the cyclodeviation is mostly done with the double Maddox-rod technique for measurement of the subjective horizontal and the cyclotropia. We use in Germany preferably the Harms tangent screen for both. A literature survey of the different procedures for counterrotation and the respective rotational effect is given in table 1.
29th European Strabismological Associaton Meeting Transactions Izmir, Turkey, June 1-4, 2004 by Jan-Tjeerd H.N. de Faber