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Filtering Surgery

"Filtering Surgery" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Filtering Surgery" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Filtering Surgery" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2007 and 2015 and 2017
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