Navigation Links
Pre-surgical steps for eye surgery are standardized through JoVE's video publication
Date:6/12/2012

Over 45,000 corneal transplant eye surgeries are performed in the US every year. On June 12, 2012, in an effort to standardize this complex procedure, two video articles describing pre-surgical preparation of corneal tissue were published in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments. These articles are authored by groups of scientists from Italy and the United States.

By utilizing the JoVE's unique visual format the authors of the studies hope to standardize the pre-surgical techniques, and minimize wasted biomaterial and risk of tissue rejection in corneal transplant. The first article titled "A simplified technique for In situ excision of cornea and evisceration of retinal tissue from human ocular globe" demonstrates how to harvest the cornea and retina from ocular globes. Contributing author Dr. Mohit Parekh of the research institute Fondazione Bianca Degli Occhi del Veneto in Italy notes that "Thousands of corneas and ocular globes are processed throughout the world. These human tissues are very precious and cannot be wasted. Therefore it becomes mandatory to have a standardized technique to excise the best quality tissue and use as many parts as we can".

The second article demonstrates the critical step of the pre-surgical corneal processing, clinically termed keratoplasty, and is titled "Corneal Donor Tissue Preparation for Endothelial Keratoplasty". It is published as a joint study between the University of Michigan and the Midwest Eye-Bank. This procedure demonstrates the pre-surgical steps for a specific partial thickness corneal transplant known as Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK). "Meticulous preparation of the corneal transplant tissue for DSAEK can improve patient outcomes from surgery," states author Dr. Roni Shtein from the University of Michigan. "By standardizing the pre-surgical processing techniques for endothelial keratoplasty we can increase the likelihood that all transplant tis
'/>"/>

Contact: Neal Moawed
neal.moawed@jove.com
617-245-0137
The Journal of Visualized Experiments
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. A cells first steps: Building a model to explain how cells grow
2. U of Alberta researcher steps closer to understand autoimmune diseases
3. Hot sauce ingredient reduces beer belly fat as a weight-loss surgery alternative
4. PNAS: Precise molecular surgery in the plant genome
5. Heart-powered pacemaker could one day eliminate battery-replacement surgery
6. Nanotechnology breakthrough could dramatically improve medical tests
7. Wells Fargo fosters environmental conservation through University of Miamis RJD program
8. Discovered a new checkpoint of cell cycle control through joint action of 2 proteins
9. WanderID Launches Breakthrough ID Product for Children, Seniors
10. GSA North-Central Section Meeting: Change through Time
11. Glycemic index foods at breakfast can control blood sugar throughout the day
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Pre-surgical steps for eye surgery are standardized through JoVE's video publication
(Date:9/18/2014)... to acquire and creatively manipulate spoken language is unique ... past 6 million years of human evolution to make ... best candidate gene we now have," says Wolfgang Enard, ... his efforts to understand the molecular biological basis of ... The results of his latest study, undertaken in collaboration ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... its newborn screening program into a model other states can ... first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award from the March of Dimes. ... Arizona,s Department of Health Services director, with the award at ... of full transparency for the length of time it takes ... for analysis, and set a target of having 95 percent ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... tonight at the third annual Golden Goose Award ceremony ... infants and in paving the way for the telecommunications ... by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of ... honored at a ceremony at the Library of Congress ... Congress will be on hand to help present their ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 2Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 3March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 2March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 33rd annual Golden Goose award ceremony honors 8 researchers; Unusual work had big results 2
... created genetic circuits in bacterial cells that not only perform ... in the cell,s DNA and passed on for dozens of ... edition of Nature Biotechnology , could be used as ... stem cells to differentiate into other cell types. "Almost ...
... as programmable robots, researchers at Rice University hope to someday ... feed the brain and help people regain functions lost to ... colleagues simulate patterns of microvasculature cell growth and compare the ... want to develop the ability to control the way these ...
... have found that one of the most aggressive invasive ant ... appears to have met its match in the Asian needle ... ant is successfully displacing Argentine ants in an urban environment, ... sting may be the next invasive species to see ...
Cached Biology News:Cell circuits remember their history 2Cell circuits remember their history 3Rice University lab show how blood vessels regroup after stroke 2Rice University lab show how blood vessels regroup after stroke 3Researchers find Asian needle ants displacing other aggressive invaders 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014  InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Memorandum of Understanding to settle the litigation in the ... Plan of Merger dated as of August 22, 2014, ... Inc.  As one term of the Memorandum of Understanding, ... forth in the attached exhibit reflecting the amendment to ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... crop yields to disease risks, the biological characteristics people ... Just as for heightthe textbook example of a complex ... shaped by multiple genetic and environmental influences, making it ... such genes, geneticists typically mate two individuals that differ ... small mouseand then study their descendents, looking for genes ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 18, 2014 Scientists at NYU Langone Medical ... the efficiency of the process for turning adult cells ... compounds, including vitamin C. Using the new technique in ... obtained from adult skin cells by more than 20-fold ... is efficient and reliable, and thus should generally accelerate ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... use light, rather than electricity, to move data ... efficiency is a growing concern as chips, transistor ... of optical circuits light emitters, modulators, and ... One promising light source for optical chips is ... when deposited as a single, atom-thick layer. Other ...
Breaking Biology Technology:InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 2InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 3InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 4InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 5InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 6InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 7InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 8InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 9InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 10InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 11InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 12InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 13InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 14InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 15InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 16InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 17InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 18InterMune Reports Memorandum of Understanding in Connection with Consolidated Delaware Action 19Want to link genes to complex traits? Start with more diversity 2NYU Langone scientists report reliable and highly efficient method for making stem cells 2NYU Langone scientists report reliable and highly efficient method for making stem cells 3Toward optical chips 2Toward optical chips 3
... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; Pink Sheets: RHHBY ) ... use on the cobas s 201 system is now ... quantify parvovirus B19 and detect hepatitis A virus (HAV) simultaneously in ... used to create treatments for life-threatening and chronic diseases and disorders ...
... layered materials to give atom thin "nanosheets" has been ... two-dimensional nanomaterials with chemical and electronic properties that have ... technologies. The collaborative* international research led by the ... Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and the University of Oxford ...
... 3, 2011 Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS ... and year ended December 31, 2010.   ... to $107.1 million, driven by a 77% increase in ... to $32.8 million in 2010, and increases in collaborative ...
Cached Biology Technology:First Duplex Test for Parvovirus B19 and Hepatitis A Virus Now Available in the US 2New nanomaterials unlock new electronic and energy technologies 2Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 2Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 3Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 4Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 5Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 6Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 7Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 8
When added to either StemSep CD4+ or CD8+ T Cell Enrichment cocktails, human CD69 TAC is designed to deplete human CD69 from samples to isolate resting CD4+ or CD8+ T cells....
This bispecific antibody complex has been tested for efficient depletion of CD41+ cells using the StemSep ; negative immunomagnetic cell separation system....
... a modular confocal system that gives you ... and lightweight design. The improved scan head ... to 400nm andits bi-directional scanner provides faster ... and Y scan axes rotation and new ...
... is an integrated digital microscope and camera ... equipment setup, optical adjustment or software installation. ... technology, COOLSCOPE combines simplicity and advanced technology ... offers simultaneous viewing of a macro image ...
Biology Products: