2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
8 External Disease and Cornea
Chapter 15: Clinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation
Complications that can occur during DSEK or DMEK include improper orientation during placement of the donor tissue; excessive manipulation of the donor tissue, leading to cell loss and possible graft failure; tearing of the donor tissue; retention of viscoelastic; and vitreous or blood in the interface (Fig 15-16). See Table 15-6 for additional intraoperative complications in EK.
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