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PKPPenetrating Keratoplasty (cornea graft)
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PKPPredicted Kill Point
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* Penetrating keratoplasty can be done afterwards if necessary (13)
Indications for Penetrating Keratoplasty (PKP) were: vascularised leucomas after herpetic keratitis, traumatic keratitis or chemical burn, advanced pseudophakic bullous keratopathy with superficial and deep corneal vascularisation, severe infection in hereditary corneal dystrophy, and failed corneal grafts.
Microbial keratitis following penetrating keratoplasty. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers.
Fundingsland, "Laser in situ keratomileusis for the correction of residual ametropia after penetrating keratoplasty," Journal of Cataract &Refractive Surgery, vol.
Only uncomplicated cases of corneal opacity and pseudophakic bullous keratopathy for penetrating keratoplasty were included in study groups.
It could effectively preserve the global integrity and alleviate inflammatory reaction, providing fine conditions prepared to ultimate approaches, such as penetrating keratoplasty to improve final visual acuity.
After penetrating keratoplasty, group A patients received topical bevacizumab (2.5 Percent , 25 mg/ml) which was self-administered 4 times a day for 24 week while group B patients received only sham eye drops.
Treatment option of penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) was discussed with the parents and on January 14, 2008, she underwent right PKP under general anaesthesia.
In the last decade, selective replacement of the diseased endothelium with a donor endothelial graft has superseded traditional full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty [1], in the treatment of endothelial disorders such as Fuchs endothelial dystrophy and pseudophakic bullous keratopathy.
The type of injury and the extent of initial damage do affect the prognosis after penetrating injury,(12) but it has been documented that if early good anterior segment reconstruction which may involve removal of lens and iris with angle reconstruction IOL implantation and penetrating keratoplasty is done then results are highly satisfactory.