Modified Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Sutureless Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

Modified Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Sutureless Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

Autor Bonfadini, Gustavo Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Moreira, Hamilton Google Scholar
Jun, Albert S. Google Scholar
Campos, Mauro Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Kim, Eun Chul Google Scholar
Arana, Eduardo Google Scholar
Zapparoli, Marcio Google Scholar
Ribas Filho, Jurandir M. Google Scholar
McDonnell, Peter J. Google Scholar
Instituição Johns Hopkins Sch Med
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Hosp Olhos Parana
Evangel Univ Parana
Catholic Univ Korea
Resumo A variation of the femtosecond laser-assisted sutureless anterior lamellar keratoplasty technique using a femtosecond laser incision for surgical management of anterior corneal disease is described. Six patients with corneal scars were treated with the laser to create a horizontal lamellar bed interface in the cornea of the donor and recipient eyes, with a manual partial-thickness vertical trephination to complete the excisions. This technique allows matching of donor and host tissue dimensions with precise tissue apposition and greater surface area for healing. No intraoperative adverse events were observed. One patient developed epithelial ingrowth, requiring a successful surgical intervention.
Palavra-chave femtosecond anterior lamellar keratoplasty
femtosecond laser-assisted sutureless anterior lamellar keratoplasty
lamellar keratoplasty
femtosecond laser
corneal transplant
Idioma Inglês
Financiador Research to Prevent Blindness, New York, NY
Data de publicação 2013-04-01
Publicado em Cornea. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, v. 32, n. 4, p. 533-537, 2013.
ISSN 0277-3740 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Extensão 533-537
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0b013e31826e828c
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000315999500041
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/36182

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