Descemet's membrane

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Descemet's membrane

n. Descemet, membrana de; lámina elástica posterior de la córnea.
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Air reinjection and endothelial cell density in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: Five-year follow-up.
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They include the necessary instructional information on Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK), Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK), and pre-Descemet endothelial keratoplasty (PDEK).
Fungi can penetrate the intact Descemet membrane and enter the anterior chamber resulting in endothelial plaque and hypopyon, which is difficult to treat with antifungal agents because of their poor ocular penetration or bioavailability and toxicity.
With advances in keratoplasty there is a move towards disease-specific procedures where the endothelial layers are grafted selectively, namely Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) (see Figures 3 and 4) when created manually, or referred to as Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) when the graft is created by a mechanical microkeratome, or more recently Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) (see Figure 5 and 6).
2 As far as the histology of cornea is concerned, it is composed of five different layers from anterior to posterior (epithelium, Bowman's layer, stroma, Descemet membrane and endothelium).
The innovation - called descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) - saw him transplant a single layer of cells the width of one tenth of a human hair onto the eye of Farnley Tyas resident Joan Greenwood at Calderdale Royal Hospital.