Pachymetry-guided intrastromal air injection ("pachy-bubble") for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty: results of the first 110 cases.

@article{Ghanem2015PachymetryguidedIA,
  title={Pachymetry-guided intrastromal air injection ("pachy-bubble") for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty: results of the first 110 cases.},
  author={Ramon Coral Ghanem and Ayla Bogoni and Vin{\'i}cius Coral Ghanem},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={
          625-31
        }
}
PURPOSE To report intraoperative and 1-year postoperative results of the pachy-bubble technique for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK). METHODS This prospective interventional case series included 110 eyes of 107 patients with anterior corneal pathology who underwent DALK, including 78 with keratoconus. Outcome measures included the rate of bubble formation, rate of completing DALK, bubble types, complications, and visual and keratometric parameters. RESULTS Intrastromal air… CONTINUE READING
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