[Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty for microbial keratitis].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Microbial keratitis is a potentially sight threatening disease. Most cases respond well to antimicrobial therapy. However, in cases that progress despite intensive medical therapy, an urgent therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty (TPKP) is required. AIM To evaluate the indications and results of TPKP in Israel. METHODS A retrospective study… (More)

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