Results of penetrating keratoplasty associated with silicone oil retinal tamponade.

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Journal Article

A review of 14 patients who underwent corneal transplantation after intravitreal silicone oil tamponade included an average follow-up of 28 months. Mean graft survival was 25 months (range, 2 to 61 months). Frequency of graft failure was 43% (6 of 14) with a mean occurrence at 14.5 months (range, 2 to 36 months). Allograft rejections occurred in four patients, two of whom progressed to graft failure. The frequency of graft failure was 25% (2 of 8) when silicone oil was removed at the time of keratoplasty compared with 67% (4 of 6) when silicone oil was retained.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Noorily, SW; Foulks, GN; McCuen, BW

Published Date

  • August 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 98 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1186 - 1189

PubMed ID

  • 1923354

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1923354

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0161-6420

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0161-6420(91)32155-9

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States