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Corneal transplant outcome- a Swedish register


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Title: Corneal transplant outcome- a Swedish register
Authors: Claesson, Margareta
E-mail: margareta.l.claesson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 24-Nov-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: 1. M Claesson, WJ Armitage, P Fagerholm, U Stenevi. Visual outcome in corneal grafts: a preliminary analysis of the Swedish Corneal Transplant Register. Br J Ophthalmol 2002;86:174-180
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2. M Claesson, WJ Armitage. Astigmatism and the Impact of Relaxing Incisions After Penetrating Keratoplasty. J Refract Surg. 2007;23:284-289
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3. M Claesson, WJ Armitage. Corneal oedema after cataract surgery: predisposing factors and corneal graft outcome. Acta Ophthalmologica. Published on line June 2008. doi:10.1111/j.1755-3768.2008.01180.x.
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4. M Claesson, WJ Armitage. Corneal grafts at St John Eye Hospital, Jerusalem, January 2001-November 2002. Br J Ophthalmol 2004;88:858-860
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5. M Claesson, WJ Armitage, K Olsson-Abdellatif, N Sargent. Corneal transplant outcome in the Palestinian Territories: a two year follow-up study. Eye, published on line 15/8/08. doi:10.1038/eye.2008.263
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6. M Claesson, WJ Armitage. Ten-year follow up of graft survival and visual outcome after penetrating keratoplasty in Sweden. Submitted CORNEA -D-08-00310R
Date of Defence: 2008-12-11
Disputation: Torsdagen den 11 december 2008, kl.9.00, V-aulan, Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset/Mölndal
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Corneal transplantation
Quality register
Long term follow up
Astigmatism
Bullous keratopathy
Graft survival
Visual outcome
Abstract: Aim. The aim of this study was to present different aspects of the outcome after corneal transplantation based on data from the Swedish Cornea Register. Papers. The first paper describes the register and gives descriptive statistics and analysis of data from a two-year follow up, while the last paper presents data from a ten-year follow up. Papers two and three deal with two specific problems in corneal transplantation, astigmatism and corneal oedema after cataract surgery (bullous keratop... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7552-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/18743
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