Herpes simplex virus keratitis: histopathologic neovascularization and corneal allograft failure.

@article{Garcia2009HerpesSV,
  title={Herpes simplex virus keratitis: histopathologic neovascularization and corneal allograft failure.},
  author={Denise Garcia and Roni M. Shtein and David C. Musch and Victor M. Elner},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 9},
  pages={
          963-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To identify whether histopathologic presence of neovascularization is predictive for allograft failure following penetrating keratoplasty for herpes simplex virus (HSV) keratitis. METHODS Retrospective, interventional case series of 62 consecutive patients with HSV keratitis who underwent penetrating keratoplasty at the Kellogg Eye Center between 1990 and 2000. Reviews of the patients' clinical charts and the histopathologic slides of their excised corneal buttons were performed to… CONTINUE READING
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