Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, June 17th, 2005
In a recent study, ophthalmologists in Italy evaluated the safety and efficacy of conjunctival peritomy with AMT "at the limbus with the exclusion of the central cornea in order to preserve visual function" in a bilateral Mooren ulcer patient.
The 36-year-old male patient was "unresponsive to conventional therapy," explained A. Lambiase and coauthors at the University of Rome. "Surgical procedure was performed on his right eye, at impending risk of corneal perforation."
"A 20x20 mm piece of amniotic membrane...
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