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ALLMedicine™ Trichiasis Center

Research & Reviews  151 results

A national survey integrating clinical, laboratory, and WASH data to determine the typo...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010275
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Lynch KD, Apadinuwe SC et. al.

Apr 20th, 2022 - The epidemiology of trachoma in several Pacific Islands differs from other endemic settings, in that there is a high prevalence of clinical signs of trachoma, particularly trachomatous inflammation-follicular (TF), but few cases of trichiasis and ...

Productivity, efficiency and gender equity of community mobilisation approaches in tric...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8986360
International Health; Ul Hassan E, Kelly M et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - Achieving elimination of trachoma as a public health problem in trichiasis-endemic districts requires a systematic approach to trichiasis case finding and outreach. Programme monitoring data from seven countries for 2017-2019 were used to explore ...

Characteristics and perspectives of patients with postoperative trichiasis in Hadiya Zo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8986352
International Health; Shrestha R, Merbs SL et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - Postoperative trachomatous trichiasis (PTT) is a challenge for trichiasis surgery programs. Little is known about PTT patients' perceptions regarding outcomes and future disease management. This study aimed to understand the characteristics of PTT...

Post-Validation Survey in Two Districts of Morocco after the Elimination of Trachoma as...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-1140
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hammou J, Guagliardo SAJ et. al.

Mar 29th, 2022 - Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness. In 2016, Morocco was validated by WHO as having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem. We evaluated two previously endemic districts in Morocco for trachomatous inflammation-follicula...

The Gambia has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem: Challenges and successes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8989289
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Aboe A, Joof BM et. al.

Mar 29th, 2022 - Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness in the world and has been known to be a major public health problem in The Gambia for over 60 years. Nationwide blindness surveys, including trachoma, in 1986 and 1996 provided the foundation f...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Repeat Surgery for Patients With Post-operative Trachomatous Trichiasis Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03886519

Jan 14th, 2022 - The investigators will randomize participants with previously operated trichiasis on a 1:1 basis to receive either the Bevel/rotate/advance procedure (BRAP) or the Trabut procedure. The participants will be followed at 1 day, 2 weeks, 3-6 months, ...

Identification of TT Cases by Community Treatment Assistants: An Assessment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01783743

Mar 21st, 2018 - To achieve the goal of trachoma control as mandated by the World Health Organization, countries must reduce the backlog of trichiasis surgery cases to less than 1/1,000 of their population. However, these cases reside in rural villages in trachoma...

A Trial of Non-absorbable Versus Absorbable Sutures for Trichiasis Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00522860

Jan 12th, 2012 - Primary outcome measure: Recurrent trichiasis, defined as one or more eyelashes touching the globe or evidence of epilation (lash stubs) on examination, or a history of repeat trichiasis surgery since the baseline surgery, at one year. Justificati...

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News  1 results

A 72-Year-Old Woman With Chronic Pain and Tearing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/757171

Jan 25th, 2012 - Clinical Presentation A 72-year-old white woman presents with chronic pain and tearing in her left eye that started 3 months ago. Her medical history is significant for recurrent oral ulcers. Her ocular history includes glaucoma in both eyes that ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →