Comparison of techniques used for removing the recipient stroma in anterior lamellar keratoplasty.

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OBJECTIVE To compare 3 techniques used for removing the recipient stroma during anterior lamellar keratoplasty (ALK): the "big-bubble" technique, manual dissection using a crescent blade and slitlamp operating microscope, and microkeratome lamellar cut. DESIGN Retrospective comparative cohort study of 69 consecutive ALKs and 69 consecutive penetrating… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2007.12

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@article{Borderie2008ComparisonOT, title={Comparison of techniques used for removing the recipient stroma in anterior lamellar keratoplasty.}, author={Vincent Borderie and A L Werthel and Olivier Touzeau and C{\'e}cile Allouch and Sandrine Boutboul and Laurent Laroche}, journal={Archives of ophthalmology}, year={2008}, volume={126 1}, pages={31-7} }