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July 1938

Contribution From the Eye Clinic of the Odessa Medical Institute in Honor of the Director, Prof. V. P. Filatov (Honorary Scientific Worker of the U. S. S. R.), on His 60th Birthday.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(1):161-162. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850190173022

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These neatly published papers of high scientific and clinical value (two parts) illustrate the many phases of investigation and the indefatigable work which has been done for the past eighteen years at the Odessa Eye Clinic by Filatov and his assistants.

In the first part a review is given by Filatov on the clinical and surgical activities of the clinic and on the organization and the instructional work of the chair of ophthalmology ; his second article on medical ophthalmology is exceedingly interesting. Seven articles in this part are devoted to the problem of glaucoma. The Eye Clinic has 75 beds, 15 of which are reserved for patients who are to undergo corneal transplantation. A great deal of experimental work is being done at the clinic on corneal transplantation and on aniline dyes. The clinical and surgical activities are devoted to glaucoma, its early diagnosis

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