Navigation Links
Study Finds Older Corneas Suitable for Transplantation
Date:4/1/2008

donors could expand the donor pool by as much as 20 percent to 35 percent.

"Surgeons and patients now have scientific evidence that older donor corneas are suitable for transplantation," study co-chairman Dr. Edward J. Holland, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati and director of the Cornea Service at the Cincinnati Eye Institute, said in a prepared statement. "Further, when corneas are readily available, transplant procedures can be scheduled more efficiently, allowing both surgeons and patients to plan for them."

The findings have come at a good time, according to Dr. Paul A. Sieving, director of the National Eye Institute.

"The pressure on eye banks to provide corneas is increasing. The results of this study will expand the available donor pool and should persuade surgeons to use corneas from older donors. These changes will greatly benefit the growing number of individuals who need corneal transplants," Sieving said in a prepared statement.

More information

The Eye Bank Association of America has more about corneal transplant.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: U.S. National Eye Institutes, news release, April 1, 2008


'/>"/>
Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function
2. New study shows promise in reducing surgical risks associated with surgical bleeding
3. Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
4. Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinsons symptoms
5. Study says COPD testing is not measuring up
6. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
7. Ability to cope with stress can increase good cholesterol in older white men, study finds
8. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
9. Mailman School of Public Health study examines link between racial discrimination and substance use
10. Pitt study finds inequality in tobacco advertising
11. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Study Finds Older Corneas Suitable for Transplantation
(Date:12/26/2014)... DW-InductionHeating.com (DaWei Induction Heating Co.) is a comprehensive ... and marketing of a series of induction heating equipment. ... series of induction brazing equipments . , According ... brazing refers to the joining of two or ... The manager says that there are fundamental differences in ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... The click strand woven bamboo flooring ... Today, the business announces a click strand woven ... 30, 2015. , Click strand woven bamboo flooring ... a well-known brand in the bamboo industry. It ... reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , “We are happy ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... “Every three months the trends for evening ... dress will be one of the hottest styles in the ... Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, and ... , “We are trying our best to help a ... designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted delivery costs ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Recently, ... discounts on all its wedding dresses. BellasDress has chosen ... more for gift choices for the holiday season. ... can pick suitable wedding gowns here at discount prices. ... shopping experience at its website. , “All ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to provide professional shopping ... of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, up to ... veil can turn out to be a most exciting memory and ... always bring surprise to a wedding. On the updated fashion blog, ... veils for a big day . , Going out with friends ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Induction Brazing Equipment Series From DaWei Induction Heating Co., A Reliable Supplier Of Induction Heating Equipment 2Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2
... ... & Me, - to find the most inspiring young users of FM technology. , ... Murten, Switzerland (PRWEB) February 11, 2009 -- Phonak, leading ... Me , - in order to track down the most inspiring young users of FM technology. ...
... CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 8 Medical teams from ... Haiti . Through an agreement with the Department of the Navy, CHS ... providing care to victims of the January earthquake. , The first ... will remain in Haiti for two weeks.  Navy medical officials ...
... (PSA) screening in the U.S. than in a European ... a new brief communication published online February 8 in ... To compare the PSA screening performance in a ... M. Wever, MSc, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical ...
... the experimental drug dimebon (latrepirdine) in people with Huntington,s disease ... is the conclusion of a study published today in the ... the first clinical trial that has focused on what is ... of Rochester Medical Center neurologist Karl Kieburtz, M.D., the lead ...
... the regimen is followed, , MONDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) ... oil, whole grains, fish and fruit -- may protect aging ... finds , Other studies have already found that such diets ... death. , The latest study was led by Dr. ...
... ENGLEWOOD, Colo. , Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ... a new, colorful dinosaur-themed indoor playground at MCGHealth Children,s Medical ... playground is certainly a place for fun, it has also ... needs of our patients," reports Barbara Meeks , Vice ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Phonak Asks Young FM Users to Tell Their Stories on YouTube 2Health News:Carolinas HealthCare System Volunteers to Join Navy Rescue Mission in Haiti 2Health News:Carolinas HealthCare System Volunteers to Join Navy Rescue Mission in Haiti 3Health News:Lower detection of prostate cancer with PSA screening in US than in a European randomized trial 2Health News:Drug shows promise for Huntington's disease 2Health News:Mediterranean Diet May Help Keep You Smarter 2Health News:Active Play Aids Recovery, Makes Hospital Stay Easier 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014  Medical Science Liaisons play a large ... between the medical device industry and key stakeholders, the ... coming years as the device industry relies on them ... research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, one area ... edge is by harnessing new technology to enable education. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h3xm6q/us ) ... Blood Glucose Market" report to their offering. ... market insight focuses on the developments in the self-monitoring ... . Reimbursement analysis and the effects of competitive ... than 73 SMBG meters have been performed, based on ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ), a ... of epilepsy, today announced it will participate in the 33 ... 14, 2015, in San Francisco . ... Officer, will speak at 11:00 AM Pacific Time.  A live ... on the Investor Relations link on the Cyberonics home page ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2
... Verathon Inc. is pleased to announce the launch ... www.verathon.com . Developed with help from physicians, nurses ... offers an array of innovative features and detailed ... get the product information they need.  The site ...
... Radiologic (vRad), a technology-enabled national radiology practice, has again ... market segment by independent research and consulting firm KLAS. ... interviews conducted by KLAS and is published in the ... Software & Professional Services report. In ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Verathon® Maker of BladderScan® and GlideScope® Medical Instruments Launches New Website 2Virtual Radiologic Ranked #1 for Teleradiology Services for Third Consecutive Year 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: