Past Meetings – 2001

April 29, 2001 by · Leave a Comment 

4th KPro – 6th IOSS Study Group Meeting, Miami, USA


May 4-5, 2001
Fort Lauderdale, Marina Marriott, Florida, USA

May 4-5, 2001

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami, School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Marina Marriott, Florida, USA

Friday May 4

KPro-IOSS status today & introduction of Dr. Sweeney. Jean-Marie Parel

KPro: 34 years later. Michael Roper-Hall

Introduction of Prof. T.T. Sun. Scheffer CG Tseng

Introduction of Prof. Claes Dohlman. Eduardo Alfonso

Chair: C Dohlman – Moderator: E Alfonso

KPro Study Group Keynote lecture
Do a PK? Do a KPro? Do nothing? The uncertain borders between indications. Claes Dohlman
Modified Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis for treatment of corneal blindness: Long-term anatomic and functional outcome in 181 cases. Giancarlo C Falcinelli

Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis. Francesco Lannetti

The osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis – resume of six years operative experience. Konrad Hille

Medium term visual and retention results of modern osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP). Padmanabha P Syam

A model for international skills transfer for OOKP surgery. Christopher Liu

Advantages of self-graft tibial keratoprosthesis (KPT). Jose Temprano Acedo

Thirty years of experience with the stainless steel anchored artificial cornea champagne cork KP. Jan G F Worst

20 years experience with the Pintucci’s keratoprosthesis. Stefano Pintucci

Biocolonization: Early success and late disillusions. Emmanuel Lacombe

Experience with Lacombe PCL5 KPro at the Ain Shams Shams University – Egypt. Amira Mounir

Chirila KPro I: An overview. Geoffrey J Crawford
Chirila KPro II: Case histories. Donald Tan
Chirila KPro III: Keratoprosthesis or not? Celia R Hicks

Results of leukomas biokeratoprosthetics using prostheses with the peripheral part made of various donor tissues. Yury Y Kalinnikov

Surgical treatment of secondary glaucoma by keratoprosthesis. Stanislav A Yakimenko
Chair: SCG Tseng – Moderator: K Tsubota

IOSS Keynote Lecture:
Corneal epithelial stem cells: Markers, kinetic regulation and development flexibilities. Tung-Tien Sun

Restoration of neuroanatomic integration of ocular surface defense as a first step of ocular surface reconstruction. Scheffer CG Tseng

Amniotic membrane transplantation associated with limbal conjuctival transplantation for ocular surface reconstruction in Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Jose AP Gomes

Amniotic membrane transplantation associated or not with limbal-conjuctival transplantation for ocular surface reconstruction in chemical burn. Myrna S Santos

Treatment of severe ocular surface disorders with corneal epithelial stem cell transplantation. Kazuo Tsubota

Factors influencing surgical outcome of ocular surface reconstruction. Jun Shimakazi

Long-term results of kerarolimbal allografts with or without penetrating keratoplasty for total limbal stem cell deficiency. Abraham Solomon

The effect of amniotic membrane and limbal autograft transplantation for the patients with recurrent ptergium and pseudoptergium associated with symblepharon. Tae Hoon Choi

Changes in human corneas after amniotic membrane transplantation. A correlative light and transmission electron microscopy study. Josef Stoiber
Keratoprosthesis or keratoplasty and surface reconstruction: How to choose? John Dart
Saturday May 5


Chair: J Dart – Moderator: G Grabner

Surgical management of refractory palpebral allergic conjuctivitis. Quresh B Muskati

AMT for unusual corneal deposits in homocystinuria. Srinivas K Rao

Histology of non-extruding OOKP laminae. Christopher Liu

Can we implant our keratoprosthesis for humans as a temporary use? Hiroshi Shiota

Comparison of infection rates in patients following amniotic membrane transplant (AMT) and keratoprosthesis. Eduardo C Alfonso

Endophthalmitis in patients with keratoprosthesis: Incidence, bacterial etiologies and risk factors. Mahnaz Nouri

Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis modified: Long-term results in dry eyes. Giancarlo Falcinelli

Retroprosthesis membranes as complications after keratoprosthesis. Stanislav A Yakimenko

Evaluation of bone reduction of the haptic lamina in osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis by computerized tomography. Josef Stoiber

Management of vitreoretinal complications in eyes with permanent keratoprosthesis. Subhransu Ray

Corneal blindness from end-stage sjorgrens syndrome. Case reports. Eric J Dudenhoefer

Long-term results of pump shunt implant for refractory glaucoma. Thomas C White

Biointegration of the dacron felt colonizable Pintucci’s keratoprosthesis, in vitro and in vivo studies plan. Stefanno Pintucci

Coralline Hydoxyapatite keratoprosthesis. Carlos Leon

Keratoprosthesis in a seeing eye – a case report. Quresh B Maskati

An in vivo model for assessment of epithelial overgrowth of synthetic onlays. RZ Xie

Experiments with keratoprostheis (“Artificial cornea”). Mahnaz Nouri

Costs and gains of complex procedures in rehabilitation of end stage Stevens- Johnson syndrome. Gerd Geerling
Session IV THE FUTURE: OSR? KPros? Or both?
Chair: JM Parel – Moderator: Ray JF Tsai

Introduction of Dr. May Griffith Scheffer CG Tseng
Biocornea Invited Lecture:
Corneal tissue equivalents for replacement of damaged corneas. May Griffith

Ex vivo expansion of limbal stem cells for corneal surface reconstruction. Ray Jui-Fang Tsai

Cultivated corneal epithelial transplantation in severe stem cell deficiencies. Shigeru Kinoshita

The step-wise operation used in vivo grown corneal epithelium on amniotic membrane in patient’s own eye in acute corneal burn injury. Jae Chan Kim

Evaluation of the limbus stem cell concept by a gene analytic procedure. Konrad Hille

Transplantation of the autologous submandibular gland for absolute dry eyes. Gerd Geerling

Development of a newly designed double-fixed Seoul-type keratoprosthesis. Mee Kum Kim

How to cope with decolonization and necrosis to prevent extrusion. Emmanuel Lacombe

A new supradescemetic keratoprosthesis: A novel design. Stephan Kaminski

In vivo examination of surface modified polymers used as potential hap keratoprosthesis. Eike Berger

In vivo preliminary screening of novel KPro materials & Towards a synthetic OOKP. Andrew W Lloyd

Synthetic polymer as a corneal onlay. Debbie F Sweeney

Conclusions: Alfonso, Tseng, Parel, Sweeney