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Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty
Tree Number(s)
E02.095.147.725.262
E04.540.825.374.112
E04.936.580.262
Unique ID
D057111
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057111
Scope Note
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.
Previous Indexing
Corneal Diseases (2008-2009)
Keratoplasty (2006-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty Preferred
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