However, when they came to study the Descemet membrane
they found that the elastin was concentrated in a band across its front which was causing the membrane to roll up.
Endothelial keratoplasty: fellow eyes comparison of descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty and descemet membrane
McCaa, "Extensive detachment of Descemet membrane
after holmium laser sclerostomy," Ophthalmology, vol.
Courtin et al., "Impact of surgical learning curve in descemet membrane
endothelial keratoplasty on visual acuity gain," Cornea, vol.
The corneal biopsies were systematically reported, beginning with a macroscopic description (colour, diameter and consistency) along with microscopic details and noted in a systematic manner from epithelium, basement membrane, stroma, Descemet membrane
Complication Number of cases (%) (i) Hyphema 47 (21.9%) (ii) Aqueous leakage from the conjuntival flap 2 (0.9%) (iii) Hypotony <5 mmHg 21 (9.8%) (iv) Transient IOP spike >10 mmHg 12 (5.6%) (v) Descemet membrane
detachment 11 (5.1%) (vi) Suture cheese-wiring through 2 (0.9%) trabecular meshwork (vii) Conjuntival bleb clinically detectable 3 (1.4%)
For DMEK surgeries, recipient preparation and stripping of Descemet membrane
was performed as described previously for DSEK.
Standardized "no-touch" technique for Descemet membrane
endothelial keratoplasty Arch Ophthalmol.
Sheibani, "Traumatic wound dehiscence after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty: protective role of intact descemet membrane
after big-bubble technique," Cornea, vol.
A stepwise approach to donor preparation and insertion increases safety and outcome of Descemet membrane
Table 1 Types of corneal dystrophies Epithelial and sub-epithelial dystrophies Bowman layer dystrophies Stromal dystrophies Descemet membrane
and endothelial dystrophies