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AMD: Mit Nährstoffen verzögern

 
03/2015 Gezielter Einsatz von Vitaminen und Zink für ausgewählte Fälle.

Die Einnahme von Nahrungsergänzungsmitteln kann das Fortschreiten der altersabhängigen Makuladegeneration (AMD) in bestimmten Fällen verzögern. [...]

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Endogenous endophthalmitis after carotid endarterectomy due to exudative macular degeneration

03/2015 A 78-year-old male patient with unilateral exudative macular degeneration developed endogenous endophthalmitis 11 days after carotid endarterectomy. The endophthalmitis could not be treated by intravitreal application of antibiotics. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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