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Penetrating Keratoplasty: Diagnosis and Treatment of Postoperative Complications

Penetrating Keratoplasty: Diagnosis and Treatment of Postoperative Complications (Hardback)

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Thus this book impressively reflects many years of surgi- A successful penetrating keratoplasty has many prerequi- sites, for example suitable donor tissue, careful harvesting cal experience and can impart this to younger operating v of the donor eye and donor cornea, the possibility of suit- surgeons and many colleagues who assist in the care of able short-term conservation, an atraumatic transplant the patients. technique using modern corneoscleral trephination instru- Since the key to long-term visual rehabilitation of kerato- ments as well as a problem-orientated perioperative phar- plasty patients can be found in the knowledge presented macotherapy. All of these factors contribute to the here, we hope this book will enjoy the largest possible cir- immediate success of the operation. More decisive for the culation. long-term success of the transplant and therefore more One is unable to conclude this preface without a word of thanks from the Department of Ophthalmology of the Uni- important for the patient is, however, the early recognition versity of Cologne to the author for the many years during of immunogenic and non-immunogenic complications which she directed the keratoplasty consultation service.

from the moment of the patient's discharge from hospital. In view of the multitude of interactions between the recipi- These thanks are also in the name of our patients who ent eye and the donor cornea there is a complex spectrum benefited from her expert care.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineOphthalmologyMedical & VeterinarySurgeryCritical care surgeryMedical & VeterinarySurgeryGeneral surgeryMedical & VeterinarySurgeryOrthopaedics & fracturesMedical & VeterinarySurgeryPeri-operative careMedical & VeterinarySurgerySurgical oncologyMedical & VeterinarySurgerySurgical techniquesMedical & VeterinarySurgeryTransplant surgery Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Publication Date: 17/03/2000 ISBN-13: 9783540664918  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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