The evaluation of corneal graft tissue by the use of trypan blue.

@article{Georgiadis1999TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of corneal graft tissue by the use of trypan blue.},
  author={Nick S Georgiadis and A. Kardasopoulos and Theodoros Bufidis},
  journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={1999},
  volume={213 1},
  pages={
          8-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND The quality of the donor cornea, which basically depends on the condition of the endothelial sheet, is an important factor for the successful outcome of penetrating keratoplasty. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this retrospective study, we present our experience in using trypan blue staining for the examination and evaluation of 498 consecutive corneal grafts from 251 donors, concerning their suitability for penetrating keratoplasty, during the decade 1986-1995. RESULTS Forty-two grafts… CONTINUE READING
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