Dietary tocopherol supplementation after trabeculectomy and phacotrabeculectomy: double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial

Goldblum, David; Meyenberg, Alexander; Mojon, Daniel; Tappeiner, Christoph; Frueh, Beatrice E (2009). Dietary tocopherol supplementation after trabeculectomy and phacotrabeculectomy: double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial. Ophthalmologica, 223(4), pp. 228-32. Basel: Karger 10.1159/000203367

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The vitamin E compound alpha-tocopherol inhibits fibroblast growth in vitro. To evaluate its potential benefit in preventing failure of glaucoma filtration surgery, we prospectively investigated the outcome of filtering surgery with postoperative dietary alpha-tocopherol supplementation.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Ophthalmology

UniBE Contributor:

Mojon, Daniel Stéphane; Tappeiner, Christoph and Früh Epstein, Beatrice

ISSN:

0030-3755

ISBN:

19246952

Publisher:

Karger

Language:

English

Submitter:

Christoph Tappeiner

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:05

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 22:19

Publisher DOI:

10.1159/000203367

PubMed ID:

19246952

Web of Science ID:

000267372500003

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/28247 (FactScience: 119009)

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