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CANAL. A trench dug for leading water in a particular direction, and confining it.
     2. Public canals are generally protected by the law which authorizes their being made. Various points have arisen under numerous laws authorizing the construction of canals, which have been decided in cases reported in 1 Yeates, 430; 1 Binn. 70; 1 Pennsyl. 462; 2 Pennsyl. 517; 7 Mass. 169; 1 Sumu. 46; 20 Johns. 103, 735; 2 Johns. 283; 7 John. Ch. 315; 1 Wend. 474; 5 Wend. 166; 8 Wend. 469; 4 Wend. 667; 6 Cowen, 698; 7 Cowen, 526 4 Hamm. 253; 5 Hamm. 141, 391; 6 Hamm. 126; 1 N. H. Rep. 339; See River.

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Metformin in the aqueous humor may cleanse and open the pores in the Schlemm's canal and uvea-scleral pathways by activation of AMPK, resulting in autophagy within the disease-afflicted lining cells of trabecular meshwork.
It is indicated in Canada for the microcatheterization of Schlemm's canal and cutting of trabecular meshwork to lower intraocular pressure in patients with primary open angle glaucoma.
A 1 mm radial incision was made, entering Schlemm's canal externally, and the incision was slowly deepened until the outer wall of Schlemm's canal was opened and a sleeping aqueous humor was seen.
2011) The iStent is inserted through a small temporal clear corneal incision, bypassing the trabecular meshwork, and placed in Schlemm's canal at the lower nasal quadrant.
The 14 articles discuss conventional glaucoma procedures like trabeculectomy, deep sclerectomy, and glaucoma drainage device surgery; postoperative management of filtering procedures; the role of the ocular surface and the issue of modulation of the scarring processes; new devices and techniques, such as the Ex-PRESS mini-glaucoma device, laser-assisted techniques, and Schlemm's canal surgery; and surgical approaches to specific and challenging forms of glaucoma, including angle-closure glaucoma, concomitant cataract and glaucoma, pediatric glaucoma, and refractory glaucomas.
VESNEO will increase aqueous humor outflow by acting on both the uveoscleral pathway via latanoprost acid and trabecular meshwork and Schlemm's canal via nitric oxide signaling, added the company.
The cataract experts urged delegates not to abdicate post-surgical care and closed with a description of the tiniest surgical body implants now used to micro-stent Schlemm's canal.