Prevention and management of graft detachment in descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty.

@article{Dirisamer2012PreventionAM,
  title={Prevention and management of graft detachment in descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty.},
  author={Martin Dirisamer and Korine van Dijk and Isabel Dapena and L. F. van den Ham and Oganesyan Oganes and Laurence E Frank and Gerrit R J Melles},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 3},
  pages={280-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevention and management of various types of graft detachment after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. METHODS In 150 consecutive eyes that underwent Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty, the incidence and type of graft detachment were studied at 1, 3, 6, 9, 12, and 24 months after surgery in a nonrandomized, prospective clinical study at a tertiary referral center. Four groups of detachments were identified: a partial detachment of one-third or less… CONTINUE READING