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Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Surgery with a Standardized Technique

  • Christopher S. Sáles
  • Zachary M. Mayko
  • Mark A. Terry
  • Michael D. Straiko
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Abstract

The goal of this chapter is to provide the DMEK surgeon with a toolkit of techniques to prevent and manage perioperative complications by unpacking the procedure step by step. The chapter is organized into preoperative and intraoperative considerations. Specific techniques for unscrolling the graft, because there are so many, are not reviewed in great detail, either. A summary table is provided for quick reference (Table 9.1). A video tutorial is also available and is indispensable to mastering the concepts set forth in this chapter.

Keywords

Anterior Chamber Donor Tissue Endothelial Cell Density Penetrate Keratoplasty Descemet Strip Automate Endothelial Keratoplasty 
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© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher S. Sáles
    • 1
  • Zachary M. Mayko
    • 2
  • Mark A. Terry
    • 3
  • Michael D. Straiko
    • 3
  1. 1.Weill Cornell MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Lions VisionGiftPortlandUSA
  3. 3.Devers Eye InstitutePortlandUSA

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