May 2007
Volume 48, Issue 13
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ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   May 2007
Grafting of a Reconstructed Posterior Cornea in the Porcine Model
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • S. Proulx
    LOEX -Hopital St-Sacrement, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
  • A. Deschambeault
    LOEX -Hopital St-Sacrement, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
  • P. Carrier
    LOEX -Hopital St-Sacrement, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
  • O. Nada
    Department of Ophthalmology, Montreal University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • I. Brunette
    Department of Ophthalmology, Montreal University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • L. Germain
    LOEX -Hopital St-Sacrement, Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
  • Footnotes
    Commercial Relationships S. Proulx, None; A. Deschambeault, None; P. Carrier, None; O. Nada, None; I. Brunette, None; L. Germain, None.
  • Footnotes
    Support Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Grant, Réseau de Recherche en Santé de la Vision from the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ)
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science May 2007, Vol.48, 1879. doi:https://doi.org/
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      S. Proulx, A. Deschambeault, P. Carrier, O. Nada, I. Brunette, L. Germain; Grafting of a Reconstructed Posterior Cornea in the Porcine Model. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2007;48(13):1879. doi: https://doi.org/.

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Abstract

Conclusions:: This study provides evidence for the feasibility of an endothelial graft by the seeding of endothelial cells on a native stroma. Replacement of the posterior portion of the cornea is a new approach for treatment of endothelial pathologies.

Keywords: cornea: endothelium 
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