8th KPro Study Group meeting, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, May 12, 2012

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8th KPro Study Group meeting

Meeting President: Claes Dohlman – Meeting Chair & Host: Eduardo Alfonso
Preliminary Program
(Only speakers listed – final program will cite all authors)

Date: Saturday, May 12th, 2012
Venue: Jose Berrocal Auditorium, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17th Street, Miami, Florida 33136
7:00am Registration opens: $ 85, payable in cash or by check made to “University of Miami”, a receipt will be provided at the registration desk the day of the meeting

Projection booth opens: Download ALL presentations – NO laptop on the podium
Poster hanging: Use scotch tape only, NO pins
Original presentations: 10 mins maximum – Presentations already given at ARVO 2012: 5 mins maximum

7:45 Opening Eduardo Alfonso, Meeting Chair
7:50 Introduction Jean-Marie Parel, KPro Study Group Secretary General
7:55 Meeting Rules Deborah Sweeney & Michael Belin, KPro SG Associate Secretary Generals

Session 1 MOOKP – Moderators: Victor Perez & Yoh Sawatari

8:00 Modified Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis in Japan – Masahiko Fukuda
8:10 Osteo-Odonto Keratoprosthesis: Initial Experience Using a Four Staged Technique – Virender Sangwan
8:20 The role of electrophysiologic testing in the preoperative assessment of osteo-keratoprosthesis or osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis surgery – Victor Charoenrook
8:30-8:35 Long term ex-vivo testing of three bonding agents utilized to secure the PMMA optical cylinder to the MOOKP osteo-odonto lamina (Poster) – Deepa Sathia
8:35 Discussion (15 mins)

Session 2 Boston Keratoprosthesis – Moderators: Claes Dohlman & James Chodosh

8:50 Boston Keratoprosthesis in ocular chemical burns of southern China – Jianjun Gu
9:00 BPEI Long Term Clinical Outcome and Complications of the use of Boston KPro for the Treatment of Corneal Blindness – Luis Haddock
9:10 Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis for Bilateral Corneal Blindness: The Indian Experience – Virender Sangwan
9:20 Medium-Term Results From the Boston Keratoprosthesis Multicenter Study – Joseph Ciolino
9:30 The Use of Pre-Cut, Gamma Irradiated Corneal Lenticules in Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis Implantation – Essen Akpek
9:40 The Use of Gamma-Irradiated Cornea Tissue with Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis – Lena Chheda
9:50 An Affordable Boston Keratoprosthesis for World Corneal Blindness: the Lucia Modification – James Chodosh
10:00 Discussion (35mins)

10:35-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

Session 3 Alternative KPros and Treatments – Moderators: Debbie Sweeney & Gunther Grabner
11:00 Comparing the clinical application of MICOF and Boston keratoprostheses for corneal opacity unsuitable for keratoplasty – Liqiang Wang
11:10 Short-term clinical results of the use of the KeraKlear for the treatment of corneal blindness – Jose Vargas
11:20 Management of Bilateral Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency (LSCD): KPro versus Limbal Allograft – Virender Sangwan
11:30 Discussion (15 mins)

Session 4 Infection & Inflammation – Moderators: Eduardo Alfonso & Darlene Miller

11:45 Boston Keratoprosthesis-associated Endophthalmitis: Recommendations for Prevention – Irmgard Behlau
11:55 Contact Lens Surveillance Cultures in Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Patients – Ruju Ra
12:05 Microbiota Evaluation of Patients with a Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis Treated with Topical 0.5% Moxifloxacin and 5% Povidone-iodine – Lauro A Oliveira
12:15 Retrospective Survival Analysis in Patients with Corneal Melt Following Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis – Ruju Rai
12:25 Scanning Electron Microscopy Observational Analysis of Explanted Keratoprosthesis – Jose De La Cruz
12:35-12:40 Boston Keratoprosthesis is useful for the treatment of severe Candida keratitis after PKP (Poster) – Masuo Sakamoto
12:40 Discussion (25 mins)

1:05-2:00 LUNCH

Session 5 Glaucoma – Moderators: Michael Banitt & Giancarlo Falcinelli

2:00 Key points for the implant of glaucoma drainage devices at time of Boston Keratoprosthesis surgery – Carolina Pallás
2:10 Viable alternative site for drainage of ocular fluid in glaucoma patients with KPro Type II or MOOKP – V. K. Aakalu
2:20 Discussion (10 mins)

Session 6 Retroprosthetic Membranes – Moderators: Michael Belin & Masahiko Fukuda

2:30 Retroprosthetic membranes (RPM) following Boston KPros: Why do they form and how can we prevent them? – Kathryn Colby
2:40 “Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Parts around the Stem? …The Shadows Know: Anterior Segment OCT investigation of Donor Corneal Melt and Retroprosthetic Membrane in a Patient with Boston Type I Keratoprosthesis” – Mary K Daly
2:50-2:55 Characterization of Retroprosthetic membrane by anterior segment OCT following Boston Type I KPro (Poster) – Kavitha R Sivaraman
2:55 Discussion (10 mins)

Session 7 Vitreoretinal Surgery – Moderators: Audina Berrocal & Yale Fisher

3:05 Vitreoretinal surgery in patients with Boston Keratoprosthesis and OOKP/OKP – Jeroni Nadal
3:15 Vitreoretinal Surgery and Retina Care in Boston Keratoprosthesis Type I Patients: The University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Experience – FY Chau
3:25 The role of vitreoretinal surgery in eyes before, during and after implantation of permanent keratoprosthesis –Pukhraj Rishi
3:35 Pearls of Vitreoretinal surgery in patients with KPros – Audina Berrocal
3:45 Discussion (20 mins)

Session 8 Imaging KPros – Moderators: Jose De La Cruz & Jean-Marie Parel

4:05 Imaging for assessment of eyes with implanted Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis – Carolina Pallás
4:15 Angle closure after Boston Keratoprosthesis (OCT) – JF Panarelli
4:25 RTVue CAM Anterior Segment OCT Imaging of Relationship of Epithelium and Frontplate of Boston Type I KPro – Mary K Daly
4:35-4:45 Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1 Device/Graft/Host Interfaces Evaluated by High-Definition Spectral-Domain Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography (Poster) – Ana GA Fernandez
4:45 Serial analysis of iris behavior and angle status using anterior segment optical coherence tomography following Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1 – Joann J Kang (presented by Maria Soledad Cortina)
5:05 Discussion (20 mins)

Session 9 Novel Instruments, Devices, and Techniques – Moderators: Bernard Duchesne & Konrad Hille

5:25-5:30 A novel instrument to increase efficiency and improve contouring of MOOKP osteo-odonto lamina (Poster) – Yoh Sawatari
5:30 Telemetric IOP measurement for Keratoprosthesis – Samir Melki
5:40 Femtosecond laser assisted KPro (Boston KPro) – Luca Menabuoni
5:50-5:55 Argon Laser Iridoplasty for Optic Obstruction in Boston Keratoprosthesis (Poster) – Johann J Kang (presented by Ahmad A. Aref)
5:55 Discussion (10 mins)

6:05 Wrap-up & Announcements – Michael Belin, Deborah Sweeney, Jean-Marie Parel
6:10 End


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