therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty


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therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty

A treatment for corneal ulceration with perforation or keratitis that has not responded to aggressive medical treatment in which a donated cornea is transplanted into the patient's diseased cornea after the cornea has been completely removed from the eye, the anterior chamber is cleansed, and the lens removed.
See also: keratoplasty
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In our study also intracorneal and intracameral voriconazole were given to 30 patient's refractory to conventional antifungal therapy with 83.3% resolving completely and 16.7% developing corneal perforations indicating treatment failure requiring therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty, i.e.
Sehra et al., "Outcomes of therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty from a tertiary Eye Care Centre in Northern India," Cornea, vol.
Duman, "Results of therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty," Japanese Journal ofOphthalmology, vol.

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