Baerveldt Glaucoma Drainage Implant (BGI) with Stent (Latina) Suture – 5 minute video

Baerveldt Glaucoma Drainage Implant (BGI) with Stent (Latina) Suture – 5 minute video


Fornix based peritomy Curved Stevens scissors to blunt dissect quadrant Muscle hooks to isolate temporal and superior rectus muscles 3-0 Silk suture for removable stent 7-0 vicryl for tube ligation Place Baerveldt wings under rectus muscles 8-0 nylon to suture plate to sclera 23 gauge needle to enter into anterior chamber Tube placement into anterior chamber (tube cut on an anterior facing bevel prior to entry) 7-0 vicryl needle fenestrations 8-0 vicryl to suture graft to sclera Externalization of stent suture through conjunctiva Closure of peritomy with 8-0 vicryl

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