Nitza Gortzak-Moorstein

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In order to determine risk factors in corneal transplantations, corneal transplants performed at the Amsterdam Academic Medical Centre (AMC) were registered and the results evaluated by descriptive statistics and actuarial survival curves. The results showed that the diagnosis prior to transplantation, the number of previous transplants, and the(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the visual prognosis in aniridia and the influence of keratoplasty in one large family. METHODS The medical charts of 30 affected members of this family were studied retrospectively. Their eyes were divided in keratoplasty and nonkeratoplasty groups. In the keratoplasty group, 42 keratoplasties (26 lamellar and 16 penetrating) were(More)
PURPOSE To describe the long-term clinical outcome of Artisan((R)) aphakia intraocular lens (IOL; Ophtec, Groningen, The Netherlands) implantation in five aphakic eyes of five children, without capsular support, after cataract extraction following penetrating ocular trauma. METHODS The charts of the five children were retrospectively reviewed. The data(More)
PURPOSE To report the management and outcomes of retinal detachment repair in patients with Artisan intraocular lenses (IOLs) used for pseudophakic correction. SETTING Two university-based referral centers.In this retrospective case-control study, all cases of retinal detachments in patients with an Artisan IOL used for pseudophakic correction were(More)
PURPOSE To retrospectively estimate the long-term corneal endothelial cell loss in children after perforating corneal trauma and implantation of an iris-fixated anterior-chamber intraocular lens (IOL), either the Artisan aphakia lens or the Artificial Iris Implant, and to compare this corneal endothelial cell loss to that in children who received an Artisan(More)
PURPOSE To describe the long-term clinical results of the implantation of the Artisan iris reconstruction IOL in 5 eyes of 5 children for aphakia and partial aniridia attributable to penetrating ocular trauma. METHODS The charts of 5 children were retrospectively reviewed. The nature and the extent of injury; age at IOL implantation; visual, refractive,(More)
Purpose: To retrospectively estimate the long-term corneal endothelial cell loss in children after perforating corneal trauma and implantation of an iris-fixated anterior-chamber intraocular lens (IOL), either the Artisan aphakia lens or the Artificial Iris Implant, and to compare this corneal endothelial cell loss to that in children who received an(More)
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