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Endothelial keratoplasty in the management of irido-corneal endothelial syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23348727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: To describe the results of endothelial keratoplasty (EK) in the management of irido-corneal endothelial (ICE) syndrome.
DESIGN: Retrospective, consecutive, interventional case series.
METHODS: Eight eyes of seven patients underwent EK for corneal edema owing to ICE syndrome. Simultaneous cataract surgery was performed in five eyes. The charts were reviewed for demographics, clinical findings, and outcomes after EK.
RESULTS: Mean age was 50.4 years (range 35-59 years). Mean follow-up was 12.5 months (range 6-24 months). Corneal clarity was restored in all eyes and was maintained till the last follow-up. Four patients had acute rise in the intraocular pressure in the post-operative period, which was well controlled on medical treatment. One patient who was non-compliant with medications and regular follow-up advice had progression of glaucomatous disc changes and visual field loss. The best-corrected visual acuity ranged from 20/50-20/30.
CONCLUSIONS: EK is a viable option in ICE syndrome. Adequate control of glaucoma is the paramount factor in maintaining good visual acuity in these eyes.
Authors:
S Chaurasia; M Ramappa; P Garg; S I Murthy; S Senthil; V S Sangwan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2013-01-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Eye (London, England)     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1476-5454     ISO Abbreviation:  Eye (Lond)     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-11     Completed Date:  2013-09-10     Revised Date:  2014-04-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703986     Medline TA:  Eye (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  564-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Corneal Diseases / surgery*
Corneal Edema / etiology,  surgery
Endothelium, Corneal / surgery
Female
Humans
Iris Diseases / surgery*
Keratoplasty, Penetrating*
Male
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Syndrome
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