T Reinhard

Summary

Affiliation: Heinrich Heine University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of cidofovir 1% with and without cyclosporin a 1% as a topical treatment of acute adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis: a controlled clinical pilot study
    Jost Hillenkamp
    The Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Ophthalmology 109:845-50. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Topical pimecrolimus does not prolong clear graft survival in a rat keratoplasty model
    Florian Birnbaum
    University Eye Hospital, Killianstr 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:1717-21. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive intracameral application of corticosteroids in patients with endothelial immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty: a pilot study
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Transpl Int 15:81-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Immune cells in the anterior chamber of patients with immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital and Lions Cornea Bank, North Rhine Westfalia, Germany
    Cornea 21:56-61. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The transplantation law: a chance to overcome the shortage of corneal grafts in germany?
    T Reinhard
    Lions Cornea Bank North Rhine Westfalia at the Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1322-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint [Possibilities and prospects of therapy and prevention of corneal dystrophies]
    T Reinhard
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 99:427-31. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Chronic endothelial cell loss of the graft after penetrating keratoplasty: influence of endothelial cell migration from graft to host]
    Thomas Reinhard
    Augenklinik und Lions Hornhautbank NRW, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 219:410-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic endophthalmitis mimicking an endothelial immune reaction after penetrating keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital and Lions Cornea Bank, North Rhine Westfalia, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1475-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Soluble Fas ligand and transforming growth factor beta2 in the aqueous humor of patients with endothelial immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Lions Eye Bank North Rhine Westfalia, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf D 40225, Germany
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1630-5. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint [Topical Fk506 in inflammatory corneal and conjunctival diseases. A pilot study]
    Thomas Reinhard
    Augenklinik der Heinrich Heine Universität, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 219:125-31. 2002

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of cidofovir 1% with and without cyclosporin a 1% as a topical treatment of acute adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis: a controlled clinical pilot study
    Jost Hillenkamp
    The Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Ophthalmology 109:845-50. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of cidofovir 1% eyedrops with and without cyclosporin A 1% eyedrops as a treatment of acute adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis (AKC)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Topical pimecrolimus does not prolong clear graft survival in a rat keratoplasty model
    Florian Birnbaum
    University Eye Hospital, Killianstr 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:1717-21. 2007
    ..In this study we investigated the efficacy of topical pimecrolimus regarding clear graft survival following allogeneic orthotopic keratoplasty in rats...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive intracameral application of corticosteroids in patients with endothelial immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty: a pilot study
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Transpl Int 15:81-8. 2002
    ..Further investigations in controlled randomized trials are necessary...
  4. ncbi request reprint Immune cells in the anterior chamber of patients with immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital and Lions Cornea Bank, North Rhine Westfalia, Germany
    Cornea 21:56-61. 2002
    ..This study focuses on the isolation of immune cells from the anterior chamber of patients with slight, moderate, and severe endothelial immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty...
  5. ncbi request reprint The transplantation law: a chance to overcome the shortage of corneal grafts in germany?
    T Reinhard
    Lions Cornea Bank North Rhine Westfalia at the Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1322-4. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint [Possibilities and prospects of therapy and prevention of corneal dystrophies]
    T Reinhard
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 99:427-31. 2002
    ..In epithelial dystrophies, however, simultaneous transplantation of limbal stem cells is necessary. Optimal HLA-matching strategies and immunosuppressive medication are major means to prevent immunological destruction of these...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Chronic endothelial cell loss of the graft after penetrating keratoplasty: influence of endothelial cell migration from graft to host]
    Thomas Reinhard
    Augenklinik und Lions Hornhautbank NRW, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 219:410-6. 2002
    ..In this study, 3 homogenous patient groups with similar risk of immunological reactions were examined. Main difference between these groups was the potential of graft endothelial cells to migrate towards the host cornea...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic endophthalmitis mimicking an endothelial immune reaction after penetrating keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital and Lions Cornea Bank, North Rhine Westfalia, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1475-7. 2002
    ..Cytopathological evaluation of aqueous humor can be a helpful tool for differentiating between an endothelial immune reaction and chronic endophthalmitis after combined PKP and cataract surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Soluble Fas ligand and transforming growth factor beta2 in the aqueous humor of patients with endothelial immune reactions after penetrating keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Lions Eye Bank North Rhine Westfalia, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf D 40225, Germany
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1630-5. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Topical Fk506 in inflammatory corneal and conjunctival diseases. A pilot study]
    Thomas Reinhard
    Augenklinik der Heinrich Heine Universität, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 219:125-31. 2002
    ..To find out whether the theoretical advantages of topical Fk506 can be translated into clinical practice, a selected group of patients refractory to conventional therapy was treated in this pilot study...
  11. ncbi request reprint PCR for varicella zoster virus genome negative in corneal epithelial cells of patients with Thygeson's superficial punctate keratitis
    T Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 18:304-5. 2004
    ..To find out if varicella zoster virus is the causative agent of Thygeson's superficial punctuate keratitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint The new malononitrilamide immunosuppressant FK778 prolongs corneal allograft survival in the rat keratoplasty model
    F Birnbaum
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Killianstr 5, Freiburg, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 21:1516-23. 2007
    ..Aim of this study was to prove the efficacy and safety of the new malononitrilamide immunosuppressive FK778 in prolonging clear graft survival following allogeneic orthotopic keratoplasty in rats...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Highly active antiviral and immunosuppressive combination therapy with acyclovir and mycophenolate mofetil following keratoplasty in patients with herpetic eye disease]
    A Reisr
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 218:183-6. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to evalute the efficacy and safety of a double-drug regimen with MMF and acyclovir in the prevention of acute allograft rejection and HSV recurrence following corneal transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint RAD, a new immunosuppressive macrolide in murine corneal transplantation
    A Reis
    Eye Clinic, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 239:689-92. 2001
    ..RAD is a novel macrolide immunosuppressant with effects on growth factor signalling. We investigated the potency of RAD in inhibiting allograft rejection in the rat model of orthotopic allogeneic penetrating keratoplasty...
  15. ncbi request reprint Homologous penetrating central limbo-keratoplasty (HPCLK) in bilateral limbal stem cell insufficiency
    T Reinhard
    Eye Clinic, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 77:663-7. 1999
    ..We have four years' experience with a new surgical one-stage procedure, homologous penetrating central limbo-keratoplasty (HPCLK)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of preoperative mycophenolate mofetil in murine corneal transplantation
    A Reis
    Eye Clinic, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, D 40 225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Transpl Int 12:341-5. 1999
    ..Priming the immune system of corneal transplant recipients preoperatively with MMF proved to be a beneficial therapeutic regimen for prolonging corneal allograft survival in rats...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of allogeneic penetrating limbo-keratoplasty in total limbal stem cell deficiency
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Ophthalmology 111:775-82. 2004
    ..To determine the prognosis of allogeneic penetrating limbo-keratoplasty in patients with total limbal stem cell deficiency and to find out if donor limbal stem cells survive in the long run...
  18. ncbi request reprint Topical treatment of acute adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis with 0.2% cidofovir and 1% cyclosporine: a controlled clinical pilot study
    J Hillenkamp
    The Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1487-91. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of 0.2% cidofovir eyedrops and 1% cyclosporine eyedrops administered 4 times daily (qid) to treat acute adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Penetrating keratoplasty in patients with atopic dermatitis with and without systemic cyclosporin A
    T Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Cornea 18:645-51. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate to what extent and for how long systemic cyclosporin A improves graft prognosis in patients with atopic dermatitis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Individual analysis of expected time on the waiting list for HLA-matched corneal grafts
    D Böhringer
    Eye Hospital and LIONS Cornea Bank North Rhine Westphalia, University Hospital Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Dev Ophthalmol 36:50-5. 2003
    ..Reliable estimation of this additional waiting period is a prerequisite for informed consent on the waiting policy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin in storage medium of human corneal grafts and clinical course after penetrating normal-risk keratoplasty
    H Spelsberg
    LIONS Cornea Bank, NRW and Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 18:923-8. 2004
    ..It was the purpose of this prospective study to evaluate if this hypothesis is true...
  22. ncbi request reprint Systemic mycophenolate mofetil in comparison with systemic cyclosporin A in high-risk keratoplasty patients: 3 years' results of a randomized prospective clinical trial
    T Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 239:367-72. 2001
    ..In this prospectively randomized study mycophenolate mofetil (MMF), a safe and efficient immunosuppressive medication after renal transplantation, was compared with CsA after high-risk penetrating keratoplasty...
  23. ncbi request reprint Testing of corneoscleral discs and their culture media of seropositive donors for hepatitis B and C virus genomes
    U Sengler
    Lions Cornea Bank North Rhine Westfalia, Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 239:783-7. 2001
    ..Concerning HCV-RNA, two media were positive in the TMA with 50-100 copies/ml...
  24. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus infection in the media of donor corneas during organ culture: frequency and consequences
    U Sengler
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 15:644-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the possible correlation between herpetic donor cornea infection and endothelial necrosis in organ culture...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Ranking of systemic steroids after normal-risk keratoplasty. Results of a randomized prospective study]
    S Mayweg
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 102:497-501. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of sole application of topical steroids after normal-risk keratoplasty...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Mycophenolate mofetil after penetrating high risk keratoplasty. A pilot study]
    T Reinhard
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 215:201-2. 1999
    ..It was the aim of this study to compare the efficacy and the safety of MMF after penetrating high-risk keratoplasty with our standard immunosuppression, i.e. systemic cyclosporin A (CSA), in a pilot study...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Regression analysis of idiopathic endothelial cell loss after perforating normal risk keratoplasty: basic principles for long-term analysis of endothelial risk factors in a retrospective clinical study]
    D Böhringer
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 218:412-7. 2001
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Improvement of graft prognosis in penetrating normal-risk keratoplasty by HLA class I and II matching
    T Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 18:269-77. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Organ-cultured corneal grafts from septic donors: a retrospective study
    H Spelsberg
    LIONS Cornea Bank NRW and Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 16:622-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the quality of corneal grafts from donors, who have died from septic multi-organ failure and who are called septic donors in the following...
  30. ncbi request reprint Accelerated chronic endothelial cell loss after penetrating keratoplasty in glaucoma eyes
    T Reinhard
    Lions Cornea Bank North Rhine Westfalia and Eye Hospital, Heinrich-Heine-University, , Germany
    J Glaucoma 10:446-51. 2001
    ..The result implies good control of intraocular pressure after penetrating keratoplasty. Whether this method is the correct means by which to prevent accelerated endothelial cell loss in such eyes must be shown in future studies...
  31. pmc FTY720 prolongs clear corneal allograft survival with a differential effect on different lymphocyte populations
    K Mayer
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:915-9. 2004
    ..The authors investigated the potency of FTY720 in inhibiting allograft rejection in the rat model of orthotopic allogeneic penetrating keratoplasty...
  32. ncbi request reprint [FK 506 ointment 0.1 % - A new therapeutic option for atopic blepharitis. Clinical trial with 14 patients]
    K Mayer
    Augenklinik, ,
    Klin Monatsbl Augenheilkd 218:733-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Topical FK 506 0.1 % ointment turns out to be an excellent therapeutic option for treatment of severe atopic blepharitis. Long-term efficacy and safety have to be evaluated in long-term follow-up studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Endothelial evaluation of corneal transplants by digital imaging]
    T Reinhard
    Augenklinik und Lions Hornhautbank NRW, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 214:407-11. 1999
    ..It was the purpose of this paper to establish a facilitated and reliable method for endothelial cell count by digital imaging and to compare it with our standard procedure of endothelial cell count by hand...
  34. ncbi request reprint HLA class I/II matching and chronic endothelial cell loss in penetrating normal risk keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:13-8. 2004
    ..In this study, we therefore investigated whether HLA-matched grafts also experience less chronic endothelial cell loss...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Perforating keratoplasty with transplants from pseudophakic donors]
    J Best
    Augenklinik, Lions Hornhautbank NRW, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 99:444-7. 2002
    ..Pseudophacia is considered to be a relative exclusion criterion for cornea donation. The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the clinical outcome and prognosis of penetrating keratoplasty with grafts from pseudophacic donors...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Local cyclosporin A in nummuli after keratoconjunctivitis epidemica. A pilot study]
    T Reinhard
    Augenklinik der Heinrich Heine Universität, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 97:764-8. 2000
    ..To avoid the potentially serious side effects of resumed steroid treatment at increased doses we tested topical 2% cyclosporin A (CSA)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Recurrent interface infiltration with hypopyon after astigmatic laser in situ keratomileusis on a penetrating corneal graft
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwig s University, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:257-8. 2004
    ..This case illustrates that microbial pathogens brought underneath the flap by LASIK can persist months later despite antimicrobial treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint [33-year old female patient with "chronic conjunctivitis"]
    G Schilgen
    Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 101:514-6. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint [Factors influencing corneal endothelium in organ cultures during transport]
    K Rosenbaum
    Augenklinik und Lions Hornhautbank Nordrhein Westfalen, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf
    Ophthalmologe 101:1209-13. 2004
    ..Experiments were performed to evaluate to what extent low temperature and mechanical shock are tolerated by the endothelium of corneal grafts in organ culture...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Postoperative ultrasound biomicroscopic evaluation of the tangible position of black diaphragm posterior chamber lenses in congenital and traumatic aniridia in comparison with gonioscopy]
    N Schweykart
    Augenklinik der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 214:386-90. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study therefore was the correlation of UBM results with simultaneously determined haptic positions via gonioscopy in aniridia after black diaphragm PCL implantation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Synergism of RAD and cyclosporin A in prevention of acute rat corneal allograft rejection
    Alexander Reis
    Eye Clinic, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Cornea 21:81-4. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the combined effect of RAD and cyclosporin A in the prevention of acute allograft rejection after murine corneal transplantation...
  42. ncbi request reprint An open prospective pilot study on the use of rapamycin after penetrating high-risk keratoplasty
    Florian Birnbaum
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Transplantation 81:767-72. 2006
    ..In this pilot study, we compared the efficacy and safety of rapamycin and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Penetrating limbo-keratoplasty for granular and lattice corneal dystrophy: survival of donor limbal stem cells and intermediate-term clinical results
    Helga Spelsberg
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany
    Ophthalmology 111:1528-33. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Synergistic antiherpetic effect of acyclovir and mycophenolate mofetil following keratoplasty in patients with herpetic eye disease: first results of a randomised pilot study
    Klaus Mayer
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 241:1051-4. 2003
    ..In a randomised trial the effect of systemic acyclovir and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) on these post-keratoplasty complications was evaluated...
  45. ncbi request reprint Differential contribution of natural killer cells to corneal graft rejection in 3-week-old versus mature rats
    Klaus Mayer
    Eye Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Transplantation 76:578-82. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare immunologic graft rejection in adult and 3-week-old immature recipients in the rat keratoplasty model...
  46. ncbi request reprint Endothelial cell loss after autologous rotational keratoplasty
    Florian Birnbaum
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:57-9. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Predicting time on the waiting list for HLA matched corneal grafts
    D Böhringer
    Eye Hospital and LIONS Cornea Bank North Rhine Westphalia, University Hospital Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Tissue Antigens 59:407-11. 2002
    ..Predicted time on the waiting list as derived from the patient's HLA genotype and a comprehensive database of HLA haplotype frequencies is thus a valuable tool for management of HLA-matching in KP...
  48. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppression with cyclosporine A and mycophenolate mofetil after penetrating high-risk keratoplasty: a retrospective study
    Florian Birnbaum
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Transplantation 79:964-8. 2005
    ..In this retrospective investigation we analyzed the long-term results of 417 high-risk keratoplasties with systemic immunosuppression (cyclosporine A [CsA] or mycophenolate mofetil [MMF])...
  49. ncbi request reprint HLA class I and II matching improves prognosis in penetrating normal-risk keratoplasty
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital and LIONS Cornea Bank North Rhine Westphalia, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Dev Ophthalmol 36:42-9. 2003
    ..In this monocenter study, the value of HLA class I and II matching (A, B, DR loci) was examined in a homogenous group of 398 normal-risk keratoplasty patients using modern typing techniques...
  50. ncbi request reprint Detection of oestrogen receptors (ER) alpha and beta in conjunctiva, lacrimal gland, and tarsal plates
    H Spelsberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Eye (Lond) 18:729-33. 2004
    ..The signal of Oestrogens is transmitted via specific Oestrogen receptors (ER). It was the purpose of this study to evaluate the expression of ER alpha and ER beta in tear-producing tissues...
  51. ncbi request reprint Systemic mycophenolate mofetil avoids immune reactions in penetrating high-risk keratoplasty: preliminary results of an ongoing prospectively randomized multicentre study
    Thomas Reinhard
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 18:703-8. 2005
    ..All attributable side-effects were reversible. Systemic MMF may be an effective and safe immune modulating drug in the prophylaxis of immune reactions after penetrating high-risk keratoplasty...
  52. ncbi request reprint Histological and immunohistochemical characterisation of conjunctival graft vs host disease following haematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Claudia Auw-Haedrich
    Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:1001-7. 2007
    ..We additionally propose an adaptive histological classification for cnGvHD analogous to Lerner's GvHD skin classification for predicting patient survival...
  53. ncbi request reprint Determination of active TGF-beta2 in aqueous humor prior to and following cryopreservation
    Philip Maier
    University Eye Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Mol Vis 12:1477-82. 2006
    ..Levels of active TGF-beta2 in aqueous humor determined directly after sampling were 4.4 fold lower than those measured in frozen samples. Thus, samples meant for determining active TGF-beta2 levels should not be kept frozen...
  54. pmc Influencing factors on chronic endothelial cell loss characterised in a homogeneous group of patients
    Daniel Böhringer
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:35-8. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate factors influencing chronic endothelial cell loss in a homogeneous group of patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Matching of the minor histocompatibility antigen HLA-A1/H-Y may improve prognosis in corneal transplantation
    Daniel Böhringer
    Eye Hospital and LIONS Cornea Bank Regio Baden Württemberg, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    Transplantation 82:1037-41. 2006
    ..This investigation is to assess any benefit of matching the broadly expressed gender (H-Y) and HA-3 antigens in HLA-A1 donor positive human keratoplasty...
  56. ncbi request reprint Detection of the Epstein-Barr virus genome in the anterior chamber of a patient with chronic keratouveitis
    Thomas Reinhard
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:671-3. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint Topical FK506 as immunoprophylaxis after allogeneic penetrating normal-risk keratoplasty: a randomized clinical pilot study
    Thomas Reinhard
    LIONS Cornea Bank Regio Baden Württemberg and Eye Hospital, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 18:193-7. 2005
    ..FK506 might turn out to become an effective immunoprophylaxis in subjects undergoing penetrating normal-risk keratoplasty. Local discomfort should be further reduced...
  58. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of matching at the HLA-A and -B amino-acid triplet level on rejection-free clear graft survival in penetrating keratoplasty
    Daniel Böhringer
    Eye Hospital and LIONS Cornea Bank Baden Württemberg, University Hospital, Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Transplantation 77:417-21. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint [Systematic EDP-supported acquisition of follow-up data of keratoplasty patients--report on ten years' experience]
    Daniel Böhringer
    Augenklinik Heinrich Heine Universität, Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 220:253-6. 2003
    ..Furthermore, application of stringent quality control as addressed in the German transplantation law established in 1997 is only possible if comprehensive data are available within a database system...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Epithelial damage of corneal grafts after prolonged storage in dextran-containing organ culture medium - a prospective study]
    Helga Spelsberg
    LIONS Hornhautbank NRW und Augenklinik, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 219:417-21. 2002
    ..As we had the impression to have more often epithelial desquamation if storage time in dextran-containing medium was longer than 1 day, we investigated this problem in a pilot study...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Long-term results of homologous penetrating limbokeratoplasty in total limbal stem cell insufficiency after chemical/thermal burns]
    Thomas Reinhard
    Augenklinik, Albert Ludwigs Universitat, Freiburg
    Ophthalmologe 101:682-7. 2004
    ..The long-term results considering the effects of HLA matching are presented for the first time...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prolonged exposure to topical cyclosporine A does not seem to promote conjunctival malignancy
    Daniel Böhringer
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:462. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Perioperative antibiotics in phacoemulsification
    Thomas Ness
    J Cataract Refract Surg 32:705-6; author reply 706. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Nummular infiltrates in Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Thomas Reinhard
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:541-3. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of cystoid macular edema with valdecoxib
    Alexander Reis
    Eye Clinic, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 33:682-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the COX-2 inhibitor valdecoxib in treating macular edema after cataract surgery...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors: a new therapeutic option in the treatment of macular edema after cataract surgery
    Alexander Reis
    Reis Medical Institution, Principality of Liechtenstein, Germany
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1437-40. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of using a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor in the treatment of clinically significant CME...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Corneal changes in Lowe syndrome]
    Thomas Reinhard
    Ophthalmologe 101:1149; author reply 1149. 2004