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Treating corneal edema with artificial corneal endothelial implant, EndoArt®: first human experience

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First Author: A.Marcovich ISRAEL

Co Author(s):    O. Daphna                    

Abstract Details


To evaluate the safety and efficacy of an artificial implant for the treatment of corneal edema secondary to endothelial failure.


Barzilai Medical Center


A thin silicone membrane with an adhesive coating was implanted on the posterior cornea of 2 patient suffering from chronic corneal edema . Slit lamp examination Visal Acuity and corneal thickness (OCT) measurements were performed


Following implantation of the, EndoArt® In both patient, corneal edema was dramatically improved and the cornea remained clear for one month, after which detachment of the implant has accrued and was substitute by a successful DSAEK


A short term, human proof of concept of an artificial endothelial barrier ,EndoArt®, for the treatment of corneal edema was demonstrated.

Financial Disclosure:

gains financially from product or procedure presented

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