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Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty

"Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A surgical procedure or KERATOPLASTY involving selective stripping and replacement of diseased host DESCEMET MEMBRANE and CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM with a suitable and healthy donor posterior lamella. The advantage to this procedure is that the normal corneal surface of the recipient is retained, thereby avoiding corneal surface incisions and sutures.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2018
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.