Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty using acellular corneal tissue for prevention of allograft rejection in high-risk corneas.

@article{Li2011DeepAL,
  title={Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty using acellular corneal tissue for prevention of allograft rejection in high-risk corneas.},
  author={Jinyang Li and Lechu Yu and Zifeng Deng and Lihua Wang and Li Sun and Huixiang Ma and Wei Chen},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={152 5},
  pages={762-70.e3}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) using acellular glycerol-cryopreserved corneal tissue (GCCT) could prevent allograft rejection in high-risk corneas. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, comparative study. METHODS SETTINGS The Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Zhejiang, China. STUDY POPULATION All patients with herpes simplex virus keratitis, bacterial keratitis, fungal keratitis, or ocular burn, who were eligible as per study design, were invited… CONTINUE READING