Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty: Different Strokes

by Rasik B Vajpayee, Namrata Sharma, Vishal Jhanji, Dermot Cassidy

Endothelial keratoplasty has been the most exciting development in the field of corneal transplantation surgery. The ongoing innovations and modifications are making it easy to perform, safe, effective and reproducible technique. This book describes challenges one faces in trying to remain abreast of such a rapidly evolving technique, such as is the case with Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK). The benefits of this latest incarnation of endothelial transplantation are now well established. The aim with this book of DSAEK surgery, therefore, is to distil the lessons and innovations that have led to the widespread adoption of DSAEK as the preferred surgical treatment for corneal endothelial disease. The chapters explain and contextualize past and present developments in DSAEK surgery and allows for proper evaluation of future innovations. The book is divided into 5 major sections which explain about the evolution, history, usage, complication, present scenario and future perspective of DSAEK.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Vajpayee Rasik B
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
2. Sharma Namrata
Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
3. Jhanji Vishal
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
4. Cassidy Dermot Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
ISBN 9789350903285
Speciality Ophthalmology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11848
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2013
Pages 200
Book Type Professional


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