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We Can Do Better — Improving the Health of the American People
Copyright © 2007 Massachusetts Medical Society. The united states spends more on health care than any other nation in the world, yet it ranks poorly on nearly every measure of health status. How canExpand
Boston Keratoprosthesis Outcomes and Complications
Purpose: To evaluate the outcomes of the Boston Keratoprosthesis (KPro) at our institution. Methods: A computerized database retrospectively identified all patients who received a Boston KPro fromExpand
Spectrum of Fungal Keratitis at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Purpose. To report the spectrum of fungal keratitis at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia. Methods. We reviewed the records of 24 cases of culture-positive fungal keratitis treated from January 1991 toExpand
Descemet's membrane detachment after cataract surgery: management and outcome.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the possible causes of Descemet's membrane detachment (DMD) and the treatment and outcome of patients after cataract surgery. DESIGN Retrospective noncomparative interventionalExpand
Recurrence of corneal dystrophy after excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy.
BACKGROUND Excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) can be useful to treat anterior corneal dystrophies both before and after penetrating keratoplasty. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the recurrenceExpand
Phototherapeutic keratectomy versus diamond burr polishing of Bowman's membrane in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosions associated with anterior basement membrane dystrophy.
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) to epithelial debridement and polishing of Bowman's membrane using a diamond burr (DB) in the treatment of recurrent cornealExpand
Indications for Penetrating Keratoplasty and Associated Procedures, 1996–2000
Purpose. To identify current indications and trends in indications for penetrating keratoplasty and associated procedures. Methods. Retrospective chart review of all patients who underwentExpand
Indications for and outcomes of repeat penetrating keratoplasty, 1989-1995.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the indications for and outcomes of repeat penetrating keratoplasty over a 7-year period and compare them to a similar study over the prior 6-year period at the sameExpand