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PURPOSE To assess the effectiveness of a combined procedure (pars plana vitrectomy with temporary keratoprosthesis, vitreoretinal surgery, and penetrating keratoplasty) and to determine which factors influence corneal transplant success rates. METHODS Records for 34 severely injured eyes of 31 consecutive patients who underwent penetrating keratoplasty in(More)
Abstract Background. The aim of this study was to assess the functional outcome of eyes with corneal and vitreoretinal diseases following combined surgical procedures (pars plana vitrectomy with temporary keratoprosthesis, vitreoretinal surgery, and penetrating keratoplasty with intravitreal silicone oil tamponade) and to evaluate the factors preserving the(More)
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