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DSEK Compares Favorably With Conventional Corneal Transplant

Posted By Dr. Ari Weitzner On May 9, 2011 @ 5:28 am In Cornea | Comments Disabled

Archives: Surgical technique continues to improve for Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK). A five year study demonstrated a similar graft survival rate and endothelial cell loss rate to conventional penetrating keratoplasty (PK). DSEK is a superior procedure with a very quick recovery and less risk of rejection, but early attempts noted very high cell loss. Recent advances in technique are bearing fruit.


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