|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 395-396
Intracameral migration of collagen matrix implant
Jitender Phogat1, Manisha Rathi1, Sumit Sachdeva1, Brijesh Takkar2, Sumeet Khanduja3
1 Department of Ophthalmology, Pt. BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
3 Department of Ophthalmology, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College and Hospital, Karnal, Haryana, India
|Date of Submission||05-May-2018|
|Date of Acceptance||03-Jan-2019|
|Date of Web Publication||18-Feb-2019|
Dr. Sumeet Khanduja
Department of Ophthalmology, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College and Hospital, Karnal - 132 001, Haryana
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
Keywords: Blunt trauma after filtration surgery, collagen matrix implant, ologen, trabeculectomy
|How to cite this article:|
Phogat J, Rathi M, Sachdeva S, Takkar B, Khanduja S. Intracameral migration of collagen matrix implant. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:395-6
|How to cite this URL:|
Phogat J, Rathi M, Sachdeva S, Takkar B, Khanduja S. Intracameral migration of collagen matrix implant. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2019 [cited 2019 May 24];67:395-6. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?2019/67/3/395/252427
| Case Report|| |
A 24-year-old male presented with acute loss of vision immediately following blunt trauma to the left eye (LE) 4 h earlier. He had undergone trabeculectomy for steroid induced glaucoma 2 weeks ago. Vision in LE was limited to perception of light only. Intense bulbar conjunctival congestion and chemosis was present with stromal corneal edema in the LE, while a fluffy white foreign body was seen in the anterior chamber [Figure 1]. B-scan ultrasound revealed normal posterior segment to be normal.
|Figure 1: (a) Intraoperative picture following conjunctival dissection. Dehiscence of trabeculectomy wound, prolapsed uveal tissue with intracameral Ologen implant. (b) Dense cataract had developed by the sixth week of follow-up|
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In view of the available records and nature of trauma, the foreign body was judged to be the collagen matrix implant (CMI) used in filtration surgery before. Urgent wound repair was advised during which a circumferential scleral laceration, 5.5 mm in length, was found along the superior limbus involving the site of the trabeculectomy ostium, causing dehiscence of the scleral flap. The foreign body was removed in toto and wound repaired. Routine postoperative care was advised. Six weeks postoperatively, Intraocular pressure (IOP) was 12 mmHg on topical medication and visual acuity was 4/60, due to cataract [Figure 1]. Subsequently lens aspiration with Intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in capsular bag was performed. Three months later, visual acuity was 20/80, while IOP was 14 mmHg on topical medication.
| Discussion|| |
CMI are used as an adjunct to trabeculectomy to prevent surgical site fibrosis.,, Typically, the size of CMIs is around 6 × 2 mm in diameter, whereas dimension of the sclerostomy site is much less., Hence, spontaneous migration of an intact implant is highly unlikely, though other complications, such as bleb leakage, conjunctival atrophy, implant exposure, and endophthalmitis are known., As CMIs may act as a nidus of infection, these eyes may be at a high risk of infection in the setting of an open globe injury.
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