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Laser peripheral iridotomy versus laser peripheral iridotomy plus laser peripheral iridoplasty in the treatment of multi-mechanism angle closure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  • Shida Chen1,
  • Jianhua Lv2,
  • Sujie Fan3,
  • Hong Zhang4,
  • Lin Xie5,
  • Ling Xu6,
  • Bing Jiang7,
  • Huipin Yuan8,
  • Yuanbo Liang9,
  • Shuning Li10,
  • Pingyan Chen11,
  • Xiulan Zhang1Email author,
  • Ningli Wang10Email author and
  • for the Multi-mechanism Angle Closure Study (MACs) group

Received: 15 October 2016

Accepted: 22 February 2017

Published: 17 March 2017

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Original Submission
15 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Georg Mossböck
16 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - shida chen
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
17 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-1860-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Sun Yat-sen University
Hebei Provincial Eye Hospital
Handan Eye Hospital
Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Department of Ophthalmology, Daping Hospital, The Third Military Medical University
Liaoning He University, He Eye Hospital
Department of Ophthalmology, the Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University
Department of Ophthalmology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University
Clinical and Epidemiological Research Center, the Affiliated Eye Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University
Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Science Key Laboratory
Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Southern Medical University