• risk
  • It should be mentioned that quite often we do rely on subconjunctival filtration in non-penetrating procedures (that is, deep sclerectomy) but advocate the use of a collagen wick 5 or hyaluronic acid 6 implant with an intraoperative antimetabolite in higher risk cases to obtain optimal IOP control. (bmj.com)
  • The advantages of using preoperative bevacizumab includes faster surgery and reduced risk of intraoperative bleeding, which facilitates membrane dissection. (medscape.com)
  • either
  • Antimetabolites generally impair DNA replication machinery, either by incorporation of chemically altered nucleotides or by depleting the supply of deoxynucleotides needed for DNA replication and cell proliferation. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Immunosuppressive medications used for the induction phase include a calcineurin inhibitor such as tacrolimus (FK506), an antimetabolite such as mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), a polyclonal depleting antibody (Thymoglobulin), a monoclonal depleting antibody (alemtuzumab), or a nondepleting antibody (basiliximab), and a steroid such as methylprednisone. (medscape.com)