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Anaesthesia for adult corneal transplant surgery

Shashi Vohra

in Ophthalmic Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199591398
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730641 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199591398.003.0073

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Anaesthesia for adult corneal transplant surgery

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Introduction - Transplant terminology - Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) - Epikeratophakia - Tectonic keratoplasty - Phototherapeutic keratectomy - Anaesthetic implications and choice of anaesthesia technique - Choice of anaesthetic technique - General anaesthesia - Regional anaesthesia - Monitored anaesthesia care - Postoperative care - Recent advances in corneal transplantation - Conclusion - Key reading

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Subjects: Anaesthetics

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