Definición de iridectomy en inglés:

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iridectomy

Pronunciación: /ˌʌɪrɪˈdɛktəmi/
Pronunciación: /ˌɪrɪˈdɛktəmi/

sustantivo (plural iridectomies)

A surgical procedure to remove part of the iris.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • For acute closed angle glaucoma, a peripheral iridectomy is performed to create a hole in the iris that allows for an increased flow of aqueous humor within the eye.
  • It can lead to complete vision loss within 24 hours and is an emergency, necessitating urgent treatment with pressure-lowering medications combined with an iridectomy.
  • Peripheral iridectomy is performed in cases of angle closure glaucoma, both in the affected eye and prophylactically in the other eye.

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Saltos de línea: iri|dec¦tomy

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