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The fully synthetic, bio-coated MIRO® CORNEA UR keratoprosthesis: development, preclinical testing, and first clinical results

 
02/2015 Background: The MIRO® CORNEA UR is a new keratoprosthesis made of a single piece of flexible, hydrophobic acrylic polymer. The geometry is based on the original Cardona design, allowing epicorneal as well as intrastromal implantation. [...]

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Editorial

02/2015 Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

die Hornhautchirurgie hat in den letzten zehn Jahren durch die Einführung und laufende Verbesserung faszinierender, neuer operativer Techniken (DSAEK, DMEK und DALK) eine rasante Entwicklung genommen, mit vielen Vorteilen für die Patienten – etwa geringerer Belastung, rascherer Heilung, minimalem induzierten Astigmatismus und vermindertem Risiko einer Transplantat-Abstoßung. [...]

Keratoprosthesis in the Filatov Institute: development, study, and results of application

02/2015 Background: To present results of development and study of the keratoprosthesis method used at the Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy since 1966.

Materials and methods: A retrospective case series analysis is used to describe the development of new types of keratoprostheses and methods of implantation as well as different ways of leukoma strengthening. [...]

The Boston keratoprosthesis 2014: a step in the evolution of artificial corneas

02/2015 “Artificial corneas” have been attempted in severe corneal disease for at least 230 years, with largely disappointing results until recently. ‘The Boston Keratoprosthesis’ (B-Kpro) has been part of this history on and off for a half century. [...]

KPro Study Group 9th KPro Meeting

02/2015 Salzburg, April 12th, 2014 [...]

Four-year outcomes and complications of Boston keratoprosthesis type I implantation in the Middle East

02/2015 Objective: The objective of this study was to present 4-year outcomes and complications after Boston keratoprosthesis (B-KPro) type I implantation in patients from the Middle East region.

Material and methods: [...]

Causes of sterile vitritis in the setting of Boston keratoprosthesis

02/2015 An idiopathic inflammation of the vitreous humor, “sterile vitritis”, has been observed in some keratoprosthesis recipients, typically months to years after implantation. Its etiology is unclear. Potential mechanisms include: [...]

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