Wound dehiscence after penetrating keratoplasty.

  title={Wound dehiscence after penetrating keratoplasty.},
  author={Parveen K. Nagra and Kristin M. Hammersmith and Christopher J. Rapuano and Peter R. Laibson and Elisabeth J. Cohen},
  volume={25 2},
PURPOSE To assess the patient characteristics, risk factors, and outcomes of penetrating keratoplasty wound dehiscence. METHODS Retrospective chart review of 30 eyes of 29 patients with corneal grafts who underwent repair of penetrating keratoplasty wound dehiscence from January 1, 1998 to December 31, 2003, followed on the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital. RESULTS The mean time from penetrating keratoplasty to wound dehiscence was 7.5 years (range 1 week to 31 years). The mean age at… CONTINUE READING


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