By Claus Cursiefen, Albert S. Jun
This publication presents state-of-the-art info on sleek minimally invasive lamellar transplant suggestions for Fuchs endothelial dystrophy (FED), reminiscent of Descemet stripping automatic endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). as well as transparent step by step descriptions of methods, assistance is out there on donor tissue training, capability intra- and postoperative problems, and problem administration. destiny treatment plans within the kind of scientific, cell-based ways also are mentioned. to accomplish the image, suitable details is incorporated at the pathophysiology, scientific positive aspects, and differential prognosis of FED. This ebook may be of curiosity to all who desire to find out about the dramatic advancements in corneal transplantation and scientific therapy which are remodeling the administration of FED.
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Corneal edema can lead to light scattering, thus reducing image quality and making central analysis more difficult. 7 mm, there is more damage to cells inferotemporally, but no positive correlation with pachymetry could be established so far . 2 Pachymetry The pachymetry may range up to 1100 μm in the late stage of FECD compared to normal thickness of 530 μm [21, 29]. However, the change of central corneal thickness during clinical follow-up visits is more important than the overall value .
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Current Treatment Options for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy by Claus Cursiefen, Albert S. Jun