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Treatment of Retinal Detachment in Osteo-odonto Keratoprosthesis (OOKP)

Treatment of Retinal Detachment in Osteo-odonto Keratoprosthesis (OOKP)

Cesare Forlini, Adriana Bratu, Matteo Forlini, Paolo Rossini, (Ravenna, Italy) The patient of this video was a 21 years old male with an uncertain clinical history of bilateral congenital cataract extraction and multiple surgeries for retinal detachment. One eye was enucleated for bulbar phtisis. His only eye underwent an OOKP implant according to Falcinelli for a corneal decompensation and was not amenable for an ulterior PK. The patient...

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Pole to Pole Surgery in Severe Post-traumatic PVR — The Role of Temporary Keratoprosthesis and Open Sky Surgery

Cesare Forlini, Matteo Forlini, Adriana Bratu, Paolo Rossini (Ravenna, Italy) Purpose: To show the use of temporary keratoprosthesis (TKP, Landers) and of open sky surgery for the visualization of intraocular structures during pars plana vitrectomy in eyes with corneal and retinal pathologies and make possible to manage both in a single surgical procedure. Methods: We reviewed 35 eyes with combined anterior and posterior segment injuries...

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Vitreoretinal Surgery Using Temporary Keratoprosthesis

G. Levitska, S. Yakimenko, S. Rodin, T. Haydamaka (Ukraine) We are presenting four cases of successful vitrectomy using temporary keratoprosthesis. Case 1. Male, 37 years. Cornea opacity in result of chemical burn, RRD, PVR CA 12, subretinal fibrosis. Case 2. Male, 73 years. Epithelial-endothelial dystrophy of cornea, recurrence RD after scleral buckling, pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with gas tamponade, PPV with silicon oil tamponade,...

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Pars Plana Vitrectomy with Temporary Keratoprosthesis and Combined Penetrating Keratoplasty

Ziya Kapran, Nur Acar, Yaprak Banu Unver (Istanbul, Turkey) In eyes with severe corneal opacity that precludes pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), temporary keratoprosthesis is a very useful tool in the OR.In this video PPV with using a temporary keratoprosthesis combined with a penetrating keratoplasty is. This technique allows vitrectomy in a closed system. With the help of this technique eyes can be operated timely, which may save eyes from...

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Treatment of Retinal Detachment in Osteo-odonto Keratoprosthesis (OOKP)

Cesare Forlini, Adriana Bratu, Matteo Forlini, Paolo Rossini, (Ravenna, Italy) The patient of this video was a 21 years old male with an uncertain clinical history of bilateral congenital cataract extraction and multiple surgeries for retinal detachment. One eye was enucleated for bulbar phtisis. His only eye underwent an OOKP implant according to Falcinelli for a corneal decompensation and was not amenable for an ulterior PK. The patient...

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Outcome of Vitreoretinal Surgery and Penetrating Keratoplasty Using Temporary Keratoprosthesis

Ziya Kapran*, Yaprak Banu Ünver, Nur Acar, Yapar Küçüksümer (Istanbul, Turkey) Advantages: To evaluate surgical outcomes using a temporary intraoperative keratoprosthesis (KP) in patients undergoing combined pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and penetrating keratoplasty (PKP). Methods: We retrospectively reviewed chart of patients in whom a temporary keratoprosthesis was used between 2001and 2011. Only patients with more than 6 months...

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