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Descemet-Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Versus Triple Procedure: Visual Outcomes and Complications. Toby Chan MD, BSc Alexander C. Tokarewicz MD, FRCSC University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
Toby Chan MD, BSc
Alexander C. Tokarewicz MD, FRCSC
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Disclosure: The authors have no financial interest in the subject matter of this e-poster.
DSAEK with concurrent phaco and IOL implant (triple procedure)
Spherical equivalent (SE) @ 3 months
Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) @ 3 months
Final SE and BCVA
Age at surgery
Wait time for surgery
Length of post-op follow-up
Table 1. Baseline data on patients who had DSAEK (n=10) and triple procedure (n=11). PBK = pseudophakic bullous keratopathy
Fig. 1. Age at surgery (years), donor age (years), surgery wait time (months) and post-operative follow-up (months) for both groups. No significant difference was found between groups using t-test (P >0.05, NS)
Table 2. Interim and final visual outcome for both groups. No significant difference was found when comparing SE values between groups (t-test, P>0.05, NS). BCVA = best-corrected visual acuity (Snellen), SE = spherical equivalent
Table 3. Complications in both groups. IOP rise was seen in 50% of DSAEK cases, all of which resolved with topical anti-glaucoma medications.
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