Search for dissertations about: "Corneal transplantation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Corneal transplantation.

  1. 1. Corneal transplant outcome- a Swedish register

    Author : Margareta Claesson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multifunctional biomimetic materials for corneal regeneration

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neuroscience

    Author : Mohammad Mirazul Islam; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The cornea is the outermost layer of the eye, which is responsible for transmitting 95% of the incident light to the retina for vision and provides 70% of the focusing power of the eye. Corneal disease is a primary cause of blindness worldwide. READ MORE

  3. 3. Visual outcome, ocular findings, and visual processing skills after allogeneic stem cell transplantation in children

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Alba Lucia Törnquist; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Stem cell transplantation (SCT) offers a chance of cure in children with leukaemia and other life-threatening haematological, immunological, and metabolic diseases that do not respond to conventional treatment. Pre and post SCT, these children receive irradiation, and/or chemotherapy and immunosuppressive agents which like the primary disease may adversely affect the eye, the central nervous system as well as the posterior visual pathways and potentially threaten vision. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aniridia-related keratopathy structural changes, signaling pathways and clinical aspects

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : André Vicente; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aniridia; aniridia-related keratopathy; PAX6; keratoplasty; fetal cornea; Notch1; Wnt; sonic hedgehog; mTOR; keratocyte; oftalmiatrik; ophthalmology;

    Abstract : Aniridia is a congenital autosomal dominant, bilateral, panocular condition, caused by haploinsufficiency of the Pax6 transcription factor. Aniridia-related keratopathy (ARK) significantly affects vision and quality of life in these patients. READ MORE

  5. 5. Surgical outcomes of phototherapeutic keratectomy on Epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, and the characterisation of Bowman´s Layer

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johan Germundsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background. Epithelial basement membrane dystrophy (EBMD) is a common disease of the anterior cornea that can lead to problems with vision and/or painful recurrent erosions of the corneal epithelium. Several treatment options have been used, but recurrence of EBMD after treatment is a problem. READ MORE