eye banks

Summary

Summary: Centers for storing various parts of the eye for future use.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Corneoscleral rim cultures: lack of utility and implications for clinical decision-making and infection prevention in the care of patients undergoing corneal transplantation
    R J Everts
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cornea 20:586-9. 2001
  2. pmc An improved spinning lens test to determine the stiffness of the human lens
    H J Burd
    Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK
    Exp Eye Res 92:28-39. 2011
  3. doi Validation of tissue quality parameters for donor corneas, designated for emergency cases: corneal graft survival
    Wilhelmina J Rijneveld
    Cornea Bank Amsterdam, Department of Euro Tissue Bank, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Acta Ophthalmol 89:734-40. 2011
  4. doi Pan-corneal endothelial viability assessment: application to endothelial grafts predissected by eye banks
    Aurelien Pipparelli
    Laboratory for Corneal Graft Biology, Engineering and Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Jean Monnet University, Saint Etienne, France
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:6018-25. 2011
  5. doi Corneal grafting and banking
    Niels Ehlers
    Danish Eye Bank, Department of Ophthalmology, Arhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark
    Dev Ophthalmol 43:1-14. 2009
  6. pmc Is manual counting of corneal endothelial cell density in eye banks still acceptable? The French experience
    G Thuret
    Cell Survival and Adhesion in Cancers and Graffs Research Group, EA 3063, Faculty of Medicine, and Ophthalmology Department, Bellevue University Hospital, Saint Etienne, France
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1481-6. 2003
  7. ncbi Femtosecond laser preparation of donor tissue from the endothelial side
    Shameema Sikder
    University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Cornea 25:416-22. 2006
  8. doi Central thickness variation in precut DSAEK donor grafts
    Marianne O Price
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1423-4. 2008
  9. doi Comparison of donor insertion techniques for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Jodhbir S Mehta
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1383-8. 2008
  10. doi Precut tissue in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty donor characteristics and early postoperative complications
    Edwin S Chen
    Devers Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:497-502. 2008

Research Grants

  1. CORNEAL DONOR STUDY
    Roy Beck; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Eye Bank Cornea Screening with Optical Coherence Tomography
    David Huang; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Eye Bank Cornea Screening with Optical Coherence Tomography
    David Huang; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Eye Bank Cornea Screening with Optical Coherence Tomography
    David Huang; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Mechanisms of cell membrane repair in corneal cells
    Richard Steinhardt; Fiscal Year: 2004
  6. A New Artificial Corneal Prosthesis (kPro)
    Thomas White; Fiscal Year: 2002
  7. CORNEAL DONOR STUDY--SPECULAR MICROSCOPY ANCILLARY STUDY
    Jonathan Lass; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. A Method to Generate Artificial Cornea Constructs
    Jeffrey Ruberti; Fiscal Year: 2002
  9. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF AGING RETINA
    Christine A Curcio; Fiscal Year: 2010
  10. Genetics of Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy
    John Gottsch; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications162 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Corneoscleral rim cultures: lack of utility and implications for clinical decision-making and infection prevention in the care of patients undergoing corneal transplantation
    R J Everts
    Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cornea 20:586-9. 2001
    ..Furthermore, eye banks should prospectively track recipients who develop clinical endophthalmitis, immediately notify the corneal ..
  2. pmc An improved spinning lens test to determine the stiffness of the human lens
    H J Burd
    Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ, UK
    Exp Eye Res 92:28-39. 2011
    ..A numerical optimisation procedure is used to determine the stiffness parameters that provide a best fit between the finite element model and the experimental data. Sample results are presented for a human lens of age 33 years...
  3. doi Validation of tissue quality parameters for donor corneas, designated for emergency cases: corneal graft survival
    Wilhelmina J Rijneveld
    Cornea Bank Amsterdam, Department of Euro Tissue Bank, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Acta Ophthalmol 89:734-40. 2011
    ..To validate tissue quality parameters for donor corneas designated for emergency grafting for corneal graft survival...
  4. doi Pan-corneal endothelial viability assessment: application to endothelial grafts predissected by eye banks
    Aurelien Pipparelli
    Laboratory for Corneal Graft Biology, Engineering and Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Jean Monnet University, Saint Etienne, France
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:6018-25. 2011
    ..To present an experimental method for determining the viable cell pool of corneal endothelia and its application to assessing predissected endothelial grafts...
  5. doi Corneal grafting and banking
    Niels Ehlers
    Danish Eye Bank, Department of Ophthalmology, Arhus University Hospital, Arhus, Denmark
    Dev Ophthalmol 43:1-14. 2009
    ..Developments in years to come may lead to control of graft biomechanics and optics. This technical development tends to favour a centralization...
  6. pmc Is manual counting of corneal endothelial cell density in eye banks still acceptable? The French experience
    G Thuret
    Cell Survival and Adhesion in Cancers and Graffs Research Group, EA 3063, Faculty of Medicine, and Ophthalmology Department, Bellevue University Hospital, Saint Etienne, France
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1481-6. 2003
    To examine the differences in manual endothelial cell counting methods in French eye banks and to analyse whether these differences could explain some substantial discrepancies observed in endothelial cell density (ECD) for corneas made ..
  7. ncbi Femtosecond laser preparation of donor tissue from the endothelial side
    Shameema Sikder
    University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Cornea 25:416-22. 2006
    ..We investigated the use of a viscoelastic "cushion" to protect the endothelium during applanation and laser delivery...
  8. doi Central thickness variation in precut DSAEK donor grafts
    Marianne O Price
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1423-4. 2008
  9. doi Comparison of donor insertion techniques for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Jodhbir S Mehta
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1383-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the difference in endothelial cell damage between 2 donor insertion techniques for Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)...
  10. doi Precut tissue in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty donor characteristics and early postoperative complications
    Edwin S Chen
    Devers Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:497-502. 2008
    ..To describe donor characteristics of eye bank-prepared precut tissue used in Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and report any increase in immediate postoperative complications associated with its use...
  11. ncbi Factors affecting eye donation from postmortem cases in a tertiary care hospital
    Radhika Tandon
    Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029
    Cornea 23:597-601. 2004
    ..To evaluate the responses to requests for eye donation from relatives of postmortem cases in a tertiary care hospital in India...
  12. ncbi Microbial keratitis identified during eye bank screen of corneoscleral tissue harvested from patients with laser in situ keratomileusis history
    V Vinod Mootha
    Department of Surgery Division of Ophthalmology, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1058-60. 2004
  13. ncbi Availability of donor corneal tissue for transplantation
    Amitabha Raychaudhuri
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, India
    Trop Doct 34:99-101. 2004
    ..Twenty-three of 50 tissues (46%) available from donors aged 75 years or younger were acceptable while 14 of 58 (24.1%) tissues from donors over 75 years were acceptable...
  14. ncbi Effect of ex vivo gene transfer with an adenoviral vector on human eye bank corneas
    Michael A Thiel
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ophthalmic Res 37:67-71. 2005
    ..Ex vivo gene transfer to donor corneas using adenoviral vectors has gained increasing attention. This study investigates the effect of adenovirus-mediated gene transfer on endothelial cell (EC) count in human eye bank corneas...
  15. doi In situ ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence tomography characterization of eye bank corneal tissue processed for lamellar keratoplasty
    Jamin S Brown
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cornea 27:802-10. 2008
    ..To use optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a noninvasive tool to perform in situ characterization of eye bank corneal tissue processed for lamellar keratoplasty...
  16. doi Eye bank survey of surgeons using precut donor tissue for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Anna S Kitzmann
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Cornea 27:634-9. 2008
    ..To assess surgeon satisfaction with precut corneal tissue from 1 eye bank for Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). Surgical techniques and predictors of procedural success were also examined...
  17. pmc Infectious disease risk factors of corneal graft donors
    Sohela S Hassan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin St, NC 205, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:235-9. 2008
    ..To determine how donor health status affects the risk of infection after corneal transplant...
  18. ncbi [To standardize the eye bank in China]
    Zhi qiang Pan
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 41:385-6. 2005
    ..The storage method of corneal medium, safety of biomaterials usage, propaganda of the corneal donation were also emphasized. It is important to strengthen the basic research of the preservation of cornea tissue in China...
  19. ncbi Ecologic effects on eye banking
    Sohela S Hassan
    Cullen Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:1062-4. 2006
    ..To examine the climatic conditions at corneal donation for microbial categories of postkeratoplasty endophthalmitis that have been reported to a national surveillance registry...
  20. ncbi [Cornea donation: improving hospital coordination]
    A Geissler
    Réseau de Prélèvement, Coordination Hospitalière, CHU Marseille
    J Fr Ophtalmol 28:252-6. 2005
    ..A written selection protocol for potential donors was adopted and telephone interviews to obtain family consent were conducted using a standardized procedure...
  21. pmc Efficiency of blood culture bottles for the fungal sterility testing of corneal organ culture media
    G Thuret
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bellevue Hospital, 25 Boulevard Pasteur, F 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:586-90. 2005
    ..Consequently, eye banks often quarantine corneas for 10 days or more before passing them for grafting...
  22. ncbi Eye-banking risk factors for fungal endophthalmitis compared with bacterial endophthalmitis after corneal transplantation
    Sohela S Hassan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:685-90. 2005
    ..To track the relative frequency and explore possible risk factors of fungal compared with bacterial endophthalmitis after corneal transplantation...
  23. doi Precut tissue for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty: complications are from technique, not tissue
    Mark A Terry
    Cornea 27:627-9. 2008
  24. doi Regeneration with proliferation of the endothelium of cultured human donor corneas with extended postmortem time
    Jon Klokk Slettedal
    Center for Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Cornea 27:212-9. 2008
    ..To examine the endothelium of donor corneas with extended postmortem time for survival and reparative mechanisms in an eye bank organ culture storage system...
  25. ncbi An evaluation of image quality and accuracy of eye bank measurement of donor cornea endothelial cell density in the Specular Microscopy Ancillary Study
    Jonathan H Lass
    Cornea Donor Study Coordinating Center, Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:431-40. 2005
    ..donor corneal endothelial specular image quality, compare the central endothelial cell density determined by eye banks with the endothelial cell density determined by a central specular microscopy reading center, and evaluate donor ..
  26. doi Precut tissue for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Francis W Price
    Cornea 27:630-1. 2008
  27. doi Comparison of the femtosecond laser (IntraLase) versus manual microkeratome (Moria ALTK) in dissection of the donor in endothelial keratoplasty: initial study in eye bank eyes
    Yian Jin Jones
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Cornea 27:88-93. 2008
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of a femtosecond laser (IntraLase) and manual microkeratome (Moria ALTK) in creating precut endothelial keratoplasty donor tissue...
  28. doi Precut tissue for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Mark S Gorovoy
    Cornea 27:632-3. 2008
  29. ncbi Influence of temporary hypothermia on corneal endothelial cell density during organ culture preservation
    Jan Schroeter
    Department of Ophthalmology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 246:369-72. 2008
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  30. ncbi Awareness of eye donation in an adult population of southern India. A pilot study
    Brinda Priyadarshini
    Aravind Eye Care System, and Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology, Madurai, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 51:101-4. 2003
    ..To determine "awareness of eye donation" and corneal transplantation in an adult population of southern India...
  31. ncbi Comparison of two semiautomated methods for evaluating endothelial cells of eye bank corneas
    Nilanjana Deb-Joardar
    Laboratory for Biology, Engineering and Imaging of Corneal Grafts, Faculty of Medicine, Saint Etienne, France
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:3077-82. 2007
    ..To compare two semiautomated methods of evaluating endothelial cells of eye bank corneas...
  32. ncbi Screening for previous refractive surgery in eye bank corneas by using optical coherence tomography
    Roger C Lin
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Cornea 26:594-9. 2007
    ..To use optical coherence tomography (OCT) to detect previous refractive surgery in donor corneas...
  33. ncbi Introduction of corneal astigmatism through placement of a scleral fixation ring in eye bank eyes
    J C Rudd
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Cornea 20:864-5. 2001
    ..0 +/- 1.49 D) versus the 18-mm ring (2.14 +/- 1.51 D; p = 0.04.). CONCLUSIONS: Significant IA can occur with placement of fixation rings, especially when suture placement is near the insertions of the rectus muscles...
  34. ncbi Eye banking error: report of a donor cornea with a soft contact lens left in place
    Michael P Ehrenhaus
    UCSD Shiley Eye Center, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Cornea 25:359-60. 2006
    ..To report the first known case of a donor cornea being examined and shipped with a soft contact lens in place...
  35. ncbi Microkeratome versus femtosecond laser predissection of corneal grafts for anterior and posterior lamellar keratoplasty
    Olan Suwan-apichon
    Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 9278, USA
    Cornea 25:966-8. 2006
    ..To compare 2 different techniques for predissection of human anterior and posterior lamellar corneal grafts for eye bank storage...
  36. ncbi The effect of state legislation on eye donation
    W J Heng
    Cornea Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Cornea 20:475-9. 2001
    ..A small increase in the donor age limit would increase the number of eye donations without having to expand the potential donor pool. Education of the public may help to improve the family consent rate...
  37. ncbi Eye banking and screening for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    R H Kennedy
    Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:721-6. 2001
    ..Screening for symptoms of CJD would have minimal impact on safety, but would reduce donor supply and likely result in many patients not receiving needed treatment...
  38. pmc Eye bank issues: II. Preservation techniques: warm versus cold storage
    Elisabeth Pels
    Cornea Bank Amsterdam, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Meibergdreef 47, 1105 BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Ophthalmol 28:155-63. 2008
    Most of the tissue used for penetrating keratoplasty is issued through eye banks that store the corneoscleral button either in hypothermic storage at 2-6 degrees C or in organ culture at 31-37 degrees C...
  39. pmc Evaluation of repeatability for the automatic estimation of endothelial cell density in donor corneas
    Alfredo Ruggeri
    Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1213-5. 2007
    ..The repeatability of an automatic system for estimation of endothelial cell density (ECD) from microscopy images in donor corneas was assessed...
  40. ncbi Impact of new lamellar techniques of keratoplasty on eye bank activity
    Marc Muraine
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hopital Charles Nicolle, boulevard Gambetta, 76031 Cedex Rouen, France
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:32-8. 2007
    ..Because this technique enables surgeons to use corneal grafts with low endothelial density, the aim of this paper was to determine whether this type of innovation has had a significant impact on eye bank activity...
  41. ncbi Detection of hepatitis C virus in the corneas of seropositive donors
    H M Lee
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, The Toronto Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 20:37-40. 2001
    ..Routine HCV serologic testing for all potential corneal donors and rejection of corneal tissues based on HCV seropositivity is certainly justifiable...
  42. ncbi Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: perceptions and realities of risk
    S Louise Moffatt
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:635-6. 2006
  43. ncbi Two cases of a penetrating keratoplasty with tissue from a donor who had undergone LASIK surgery
    Adi Michaeli-Cohen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 21:111-3. 2002
    ..To report two cases of penetrating keratoplasty using tissue from a donor who had undergone laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery before its transplantation...
  44. ncbi Transplantation of ocular tissue from a donor with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Andrew B Tullo
    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:645-9. 2006
    ..We report an incident in the UK in 1997 in which both corneas and scleras from a donor, subsequently confirmed to have had sCJD, were transplanted. The final clinical outcome for two surviving recipients is still not yet known...
  45. ncbi Interface fluid syndrome in human eye bank corneas after LASIK: causes and pathogenesis
    Daniel G Dawson
    Emory Eye Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1848-59. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of corneal edema on human donor corneas that had previous LASIK using a laboratory model with histologic and ultrastructural correlations...
  46. ncbi Sterile structural imaging of donor cornea by optical coherence tomography
    Aljoscha S Neubauer
    Department of Ophthalmology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Mathildenstrasse 8, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Cornea 21:490-4. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to demonstrate a new noncontact method for sterile measurement of structure and thickness of donor cornea with use of optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  47. ncbi Assessment of eye bank-prepared posterior lamellar corneal tissue for endothelial keratoplasty
    Linda Rose
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:279-86. 2008
    ..To evaluate eye bank-prepared tissue for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)...
  48. ncbi Corneal banking and grafting: the background to the Danish Eye Bank System, where corneas await their patients
    Niels Ehlers
    Department of Opthalmology, Arhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:572-8. 2002
  49. pmc The effect of donor age on corneal transplantation outcome results of the cornea donor study
    Robin L Gal
    Society of Northeastern New York Lions Eye Bank of Albany, Albany, New York, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:620-626.e6. 2008
    ..To determine whether graft survival over a 5-year follow-up period using corneal tissue from donors older than 65 is similar to graft survival using corneas from younger donors...
  50. doi Risk of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission by ocular surgery and tissue transplantation
    W J Armitage
    Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Eye (Lond) 23:1926-30. 2009
    ..in eye donors, the application of appropriate donor selection criteria and the use of single-use instruments in eye banks are currently the most effective means of reducing the risk of CJD transmission...
  51. ncbi Serial analysis of gene expression in the corneal endothelium of Fuchs' dystrophy
    John D Gottsch
    Center for Corneal Genetics, Cornea and External Disease Service, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:594-9. 2003
    ..To compare the gene expression profiles of normal human corneal endothelium with Fuchs' corneal endothelium, by using serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE)...
  52. ncbi Ex-vivo potential of cadaveric and fresh limbal tissues to regenerate cultured epithelium
    Geeta K Vemuganti
    Department of Ophthalmic Pathology Service, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 52:113-20. 2004
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  53. ncbi Correlation between different measurements within the eye relative to phakic intraocular lens implantation
    Liliana Werner
    David J Apple, MD Laboratories for Ophthalmic Devices Research, John A Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1982-8. 2004
    ..To obtain measurements of the white-to-white distance and the anterior chamber and ciliary sulcus diameters in phakic human eyes obtained post-mortem to find a correlation between these measurements...
  54. ncbi The importance of various factors relating to the morphological quality of corneas used for PKP by the Warsaw Eye Bank from 1996 to 2002
    I Grabska-Liberek
    Ann Transplant 8:26-31. 2003
    ..The present data regarding the donor's age and time between death and preservation of corneas obtained from eye banks belonging to the European Eye Bank Association and Polish eye banks were compared...
  55. ncbi In vitro inhibition of human conjunctival mast-cell degranulation by ketotifen
    C Schoch
    Novartis Ophthalmics AG, Basel, Switzerland
    J Ocul Pharmacol Ther 19:75-81. 2003
    ..The mast cells were prepared using human conjunctival tissues obtained from US eye banks. Cell suspensions were sensitized with human IgE and incubated with ketotifen fumarate or control...
  56. ncbi Evidence suggesting the existence of stem cells for the human corneal endothelium
    David R Whikehart
    Department of Vision Sciences, Vision Science Research Center, School of Optometry, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Mol Vis 11:816-24. 2005
    ..In addition, these cells might be of value in culturing or as a source for the synthesis of artificial corneas...
  57. doi European coding system for tissues and cells: a challenge unmet?
    Melvin Reynolds
    AMS Consulting, Ross on Wye, UK
    Cell Tissue Bank 11:353-64. 2010
    ..The Workshop included over 70 voluntary participants from tissue, blood and eye banks, national ministries for healthcare, transplant organisations, universities and coding organisations; mainly ..
  58. ncbi Supply of human allograft tissue in Canada
    Jonathan R T Lakey
    Clinical Islet Transplant Program, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, 8215 112 Street, Suite 210, College Plaza, T6G 2C8 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cell Tissue Bank 8:135-50. 2007
    ..Two surveys were developed; one for tissue banks processing one or more tissue types and the other specific to eye banks. Thirty nine sites were initially identified as potential tissue bank respondent sites...
  59. ncbi [The short-term results of Descemet's stripping and automated endothelial keratoplasty]
    Yoshiyuki Ichihashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College Ichikawa General Hospital 5 11 13 Sugano, Ichikawa shi, Chiba ken 272 8513, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 113:721-6. 2009
    ..To investigate the short-term results of Descemet's stripping and automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) for endothelial dysfunction...
  60. pmc Donor risk factors for graft failure in the cornea donor study
    Joel Sugar
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 28:981-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between donor factors and 5-year corneal graft survival in the Cornea Donor Study...
  61. ncbi Efficacy and safety of international donor sharing: a single-center, case-controlled study on corneal transplantation
    Jun Shimazaki
    The Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, 5 11 13 Sugano, Ichikawa shi, Chiba 272 8513, Japan
    Transplantation 78:216-20. 2004
    To overcome the shortage of donor corneas, we are currently using donor corneas supplied by foreign eye banks. This single-center, case-controlled study was conducted to show the efficacy and safety of corneal transplantation using ..
  62. doi Precut tissue for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty: vision, astigmatism, and endothelial survival
    Mark A Terry
    Devers Eye Institute, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:248-56. 2009
    ..To report 6 and 12 month results using precut tissue for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) and correlate donor characteristics with clinical outcomes...
  63. ncbi [Corneal transplant utilizing a corneal graft that had undergone laser surgery--case report]
    Roberta Jansen de Mello Farias
    Departamentos de Córnea e Doenças Externas, Hospital Oftalmológico de Sorocaba, Sorocaba, SP
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 68:266-9. 2005
    ..Epithelial growth was noticed on the flap interface, although, without progression of this finding. Eye Banks should improve screening techniques to rule out refractive surgery in the donor corneas; there was no impairment ..
  64. ncbi Corneal transplantations from donors with cancer
    Antonio Lopez-Navidad
    Department of Organ and Tissue Procurement for Transplantation and Tissue Bank, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Transplantation 83:1345-50. 2007
    Acceptance criteria for corneal donation in some eye banks include cadavers with active cancer, both solid and hematological...
  65. ncbi Long-term histopathologic findings in human corneal wounds after refractive surgical procedures
    Daniel G Dawson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:168-78. 2005
    ....
  66. doi Donor corneas misidentified with prior laser in situ keratomileusis
    Shin Jeong Kang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Emory Eye Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Cornea 29:670-3. 2010
    To evaluate the rate of donor corneas misidentified as recipients of previous laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery in the eye banks.
  67. pmc Effect of three different media on serum free culture of donor corneas and isolated human corneal endothelial cells
    J Bednarz
    Universitäts Augenklinik Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:1416-20. 2001
    ..Two specific endothelial cell media (F99 and Endothelial-SFM) were compared with the routinely used medium MEM for their use in serum free cultivation of human corneal endothelial cells (HCEC) and donor corneas...
  68. pmc Growth patterns of fresh human crystalline lenses measured by in vitro photographic biometry
    Ronald A Schachar
    Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, USA
    J Anat 206:575-80. 2005
    ..5 +/- 16.4 years, were obtained by the contributing eye banks. The lenses were removed by the eye bank and shipped in Optisol-GS, a physiologic preservative storage medium, ..
  69. doi Correlations of long-term matrix metalloproteinase localization in human corneas after successful laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis with minor complications at the flap margin
    Pierre R Fournié
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1638 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:162-70. 2008
    ..To determine whether matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are present long-term in human corneas after successful laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  70. doi Specific unwillingness to donate eyes: the impact of disfigurement, knowledge and procurement on corneal donation
    M Lawlor
    Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Transplant 10:657-63. 2010
    ..The survey also provides eye banks with reassurance about the acceptability of whole globe procurement, and recognition that research into ..
  71. ncbi Predicting endothelial cell loss and long-term corneal graft survival
    W John Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3326-31. 2003
    ..To evaluate a biexponential decay model for describing the loss of corneal endothelial cells with age as well as the increased loss of cells after cataract surgery and penetrating keratoplasty...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of a new system for obtaining donor lamellar grafts
    Gustavo Victor
    Eye Clinic Day Hospital, Sao Paulo University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cornea 26:151-3. 2007
    ..To evaluate the performance of a new system for obtaining corneal lamellar grafts of preset sizes. The system consists of the combination of an artificial anterior chamber (MALKS) and an automated microkeratotome (MASYK)...
  73. pmc Retinal deimination and PAD2 levels in retinas from donors with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
    Vera L Bonilha
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Cole Eye Institute i31, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Exp Eye Res 111:71-8. 2013
    ..Our observations show increased levels of protein deimination but not PAD2 in AMD retinas and RPE, suggesting a reduced rate of turnover of deiminated proteins in these AMD retinas...
  74. doi Validation of cooling effect of insulated containers for the shipment of corneal tissue and recommendations for transport
    Thomas D Miller
    SightLife, Seattle, WA, USA
    Cornea 32:63-9. 2013
    ..To determine the cooling effect of generic insulated shipping containers in ambient and high-temperature environments...
  75. doi Risk factors for donor cornea contamination: retrospective analysis of 4546 procured corneas in a single eye bank
    Stephan J Linke
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Cornea 32:141-8. 2013
    ..Microbiological contamination is a common cause for elimination of organ-cultured donor corneas. The aims of the present study were to analyze contamination rates and identify risk factors for contamination...
  76. pmc Extraocular muscles in patients with infantile nystagmus: adaptations at the effector level
    Kathleen T Berg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:343-9. 2012
    ..To test the hypothesis that the extraocular muscles (EOMs) of patients with infantile nystagmus have muscular and innervational adaptations that may have a role in the involuntary oscillations of the eyes...
  77. doi Impact of eye bank lamellar tissue cutting for endothelial keratoplasty on bacterial and fungal corneoscleral donor rim cultures after corneal transplantation
    Matthew P Rauen
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Cornea 31:376-9. 2012
    ..To determine if the lamellar cut of donor tissue for endothelial keratoplasty (EK) by an eye bank facility is associated with a change in the prevalence of positive bacterial or fungal donor rim cultures after corneal transplantation...
  78. doi A study on isolation rate and prevalence of drug resistance among microorganisms isolated from multiorgan donor and donor corneal rim along with a report on existence of bla NDM-1 among Indian population
    Sowmiya Murali
    L and T Microbiology Research Centre, Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
    Curr Eye Res 37:195-203. 2012
    ..To study the rate of isolation and prevalence of drug resistance among bacteria isolated from conjunctival swabs collected from multiorgan donor and Donor corneal rim specimens obtained from a tertiary eye hospital in South India...
  79. doi Impact of the cornea donor study on acceptance of corneas from older donors
    Alan Sugar
    W K Kellogg Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Cornea 31:1441-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate retrospectively whether the findings from the Cornea Donor Study (CDS) led to changes in the transplantation of corneas from older donors...
  80. doi Sustainability of Routine Notification and Request legislation on eye bank tissue supply and corneal transplantation wait times in Canada
    Kenneth Lee
    University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Ophthalmol 46:381-5. 2011
    ..To assess whether provinces with Routine Notification and Request (RNR) legislation have sustained increases in corneal tissue supply and decreases in wait times for corneal transplantation surgery...
  81. doi The effect of standard and transepithelial ultraviolet collagen cross-linking on human corneal nerves: an ex vivo study
    Mouhamed Al-Aqaba
    Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:258-266.e2. 2012
    ..To evaluate the early effect of standard and transepithelial collagen cross-linking on human corneal nerves in donor eyes by ex vivo confocal microscopy and acetylcholinesterase staining...
  82. pmc Posterior lamellar graft preparation: a prospective review from an eye bank on current and future aspects
    Mohit Parekh
    The Veneto Eye Bank Foundation, Padiglione Rama, Via Paccagnella 11, Zelarino, 30174 Venice, Italy
    J Ophthalmol 2013:769860. 2013
    ..Thus, prospective potential surgeons and eye banks should now aim at developing new improved surgical techniques in order to prepare the best suited, validated, ..
  83. ncbi Alternatives to allograft corneal transplantation
    Vishal Jhanji
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 21:301-9. 2010
    ..of donor corneal tissue in some parts of the world which subsequently adds on to the existing burden on the eye banks every year...
  84. ncbi Gene expression in donor corneal endothelium
    John D Gottsch
    Center for Corneal Genetics, The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:252-8. 2003
    ..To report gene expression profiles of normal human corneal endothelium with microarray analysis and serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE)...
  85. pmc Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty outcomes compared with penetrating keratoplasty from the Cornea Donor Study
    Marianne O Price
    Cornea Research Foundation of America, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:438-44. 2010
    ..To assess outcomes 1 year after Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in comparison with penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) from the Specular Microscopy Ancillary Study (SMAS) of the Cornea Donor Study...
  86. doi A modified deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty using intacs dissectors
    Aurora A Torres
    Shiley Eye Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Cornea 29:183-6. 2010
    ..To describe a new technique for deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in the human eye...
  87. doi Validation of tissue quality parameters for donor corneas designated for emergency use in preservation of the globe
    Wilhelmina J Rijneveld
    Cornea Bank Amsterdam, Department of Euro Tissue Bank, Beverwijk, The Netherlands
    Cornea 29:128-32. 2010
    ..To validate tissue quality parameters for donor corneas designated for emergency grafting to preserve the globe...
  88. ncbi Awareness and knowledge on eye donation among university students
    M K Bharti
    Departments of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 64:41-5. 2009
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  89. doi Evaluation of Megacell MEM as a storage medium for corneas destined for transplantation
    Valerie A Smith
    University of Bristol, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Ophthalmic Res 43:18-25. 2010
    ..and HEPES supplemented with glutamine, antibiotics (EB MEM) and 2% foetal calf serum (FCS) is used in European eye banks to store corneas...
  90. ncbi [An investigation of current situation of corneal donors action in Chongqing]
    Min Zhao
    Department of Ophthalmology, First Teaching Hospital, Chongqing University of Medical Sciences, Chongqing Eye Bank, Chongqing 400016, China
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 39:422-6. 2003
    ..To evaluate the current situation of corneal donors and possible way to improve the corneal donation program in the city of Chongqing...
  91. ncbi [Standardization and individuation for corneal clinic and eye bank techniques]
    Jia Qi Chen
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 39:577. 2003
  92. doi Practical implications of the law on tissues for cornea banks in Germany
    Claudia Hauswald
    Interdisciplinary Center for Medicine, Ethics and Law, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Dev Ophthalmol 43:125-30. 2009
    ..On August 1, 2007, the Law on the Quality and Safety of Human Tissues and Cells came into force...
  93. ncbi [Discarded corneas due to positive donor's serologic test in the Hospital São Paulo Eye Bank: a two-year study]
    Marco Túlio Chater Viegas
    Departamento de Oftalmologia, Instituto da Visão, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 72:180-4. 2009
    ..To investigate discarded corneas due to positive serologic tests in donors from the Hospital São Paulo Eye Bank (BOHSP) during a two-year period...
  94. doi [Insulation characteristics of transport containers for organ cultured donor corneas under different ambient temperatures]
    J Schroeter
    Augenklinik Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 226:629-33. 2009
    ....
  95. ncbi Changing indications for corneal transplantation at the King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (1983-2002)
    Abdul Elah Al-Towerki
    Anterior Segment Division, Department of Ophthalmology, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Cornea 23:584-8. 2004
    ..To identify changing indications for keratoplasty over the last 20 years at a tertiary care eye hospital in a country with rapidly evolving ophthalmic care services...
  96. doi Corneal transplantation in Hungary (1946-2009)
    Laszlo Modis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Center, Debrecen, Hungary
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 39:520-5. 2011
    ..To identify changing trends in indications for corneal transplantation in Debrecen, Hungary over the past 64 years...
  97. doi Deposit of glass fragments during femtosecond laser penetrating keratoplasty
    Valeria Nuzzo
    Laboratoire d Optique Appliquée, ENSTA Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS UMR 7639, Chemin de la Huniere, 91761 Palaiseau Cedex, France
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 247:107-13. 2009
    ..To evaluate femtosecond laser interaction with the applanation lens during pre-programmed penetrating keratoplasty corneal cuts...
  98. ncbi Keratoplasty in Hungary
    Laszlo Modis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
    Oftalmologia 53:123-6. 2009
    ..The number of corneal transplantations in Hungary in the past decades was similar to the figures of industrial countries...
  99. ncbi Use of a portable topography machine for screening donor tissue for prior refractive surgery
    Paula J Ousley
    Lions Vision Research Laboratory of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Cornea 21:745-50. 2002
    ....
  100. ncbi Internal sclerostomy with the Er:YAG laser using a gradient-index (GRIN) endoscope
    Atsushi Mizota
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 33:214-20. 2002
    ..Scarring at the filtering site, a recurrent problem, may be reduced through proper positioning of the sclerostomy by using an intraocular endoscope...
  101. ncbi Identification of a herpes simplex virus-induced dendrite in an eye-bank donor cornea
    M V Neufeld
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205 7199, USA
    Cornea 18:489-92. 1999
    ..HSV type 1 was confirmed using PCR amplification and restriction endonuclease DNA fragment analysis. CONCLUSION: This case suggests that HSV may remain viable in stored corneal tissue at 4 degrees C...

Research Grants69

  1. CORNEAL DONOR STUDY
    Roy Beck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Unfortunately, a strong bias exists against use of older donor tissue by many corneal surgeons and eye banks. Many surgeons and eye banks have arbitrarily set an upper age limit for the use of corneal tissue...
  2. Eye Bank Cornea Screening with Optical Coherence Tomography
    David Huang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Currently, eye banks utilize patient history and microscopic examination to assess the quality of donor corneas and detect previous ..
  3. Eye Bank Cornea Screening with Optical Coherence Tomography
    David Huang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Currently, eye banks utilize patient history and microscopic examination to assess the quality of donor corneas and detect previous ..
  4. Eye Bank Cornea Screening with Optical Coherence Tomography
    David Huang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Currently, eye banks utilize patient history and microscopic examination to assess the quality of donor corneas and detect previous ..
  5. Mechanisms of cell membrane repair in corneal cells
    Richard Steinhardt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..studies will help define optimal conditions for cell membrane repair in cornea under adverse conditions, such as dry eye, long-term contact lens wear, trauma, surgery and the storage of donated corneas in eye banks.
  6. A New Artificial Corneal Prosthesis (kPro)
    Thomas White; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..00 and $1000.00. The participation of Eye Banks in this project will aid distribution and increase rewards for those participating.
  7. CORNEAL DONOR STUDY--SPECULAR MICROSCOPY ANCILLARY STUDY
    Jonathan Lass; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is expected that 14 eye banks, 22 clinical sites, and 29 investigators participating in CDS will participate in this Specular Microscopy ..
  8. A Method to Generate Artificial Cornea Constructs
    Jeffrey Ruberti; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Donor shortages are expected to grow in the future, as European and third world markets depend more on US-based eye banks, demographic changes limit donor pools, and keratorefractive surgery becomes more prevalent...
  9. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF AGING RETINA
    Christine A Curcio; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  10. Genetics of Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy
    John Gottsch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, knowing the identity of these genes will provide important insights into disease mechanisms. This should contribute towards improved early diagnosis and the development of non-surgical treatments for Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy. ..
  11. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF AGING RETINA
    Christine Curcio; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information is required to determine if treatments that modify hepatic lipoprotein production should be considered for treating early ARM. ..
  12. Genetics of Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy
    Nicholas Katsanis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. Genetics of Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy
    John Gottsch; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This should contribute towards improved early diagnosis and the development of non-surgical treatments for Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy. ..
  14. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF AGING PRIMATE RETINA
    Christine Curcio; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These data can be compared with the distribution of cones in the same eyes and with published estimates of the human cortical magnification factor...
  15. QUANTITATIVE ANAYLSIS OF AGING RETINA
    Christine Curcio; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This information is required in order to determine if effective treatments for atherosclerosis should be considered for the treatment of early ARM. ..
  16. Control of Corneal Cell Division
    DAVID WHIKEHART; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Current technology depends on a reserve of donor corneas at local eye banks that strain to keep up with demand...
  17. Control of Eye Melanoma Metastasis
    Hans Grossniklaus; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The third aim determines the mechanism of combined angiostatin/IFN control of the micrometastases using methods in the first two aims. ..
  18. Epidemiology of Postkeratoplasty Endophthalmis
    Sohela Hassan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..individuals will be randomly selected from corneal transplant procedures using donor corneas distributed by US eye banks during this same period...
  19. The Subproteome in Age-related Macular Degeneration
    Timothy Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will enable us to generate a rational approach to identify targeted therapies. ..