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      Corneal Oedemas: Diagnosis and Surgical Planning with Ultrasound Biomicroscopy

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          We used the Humphrey Ultrasound Biomicroscope (UBM System 840 by Zeiss-Humprey Instruments, San Leandro, Calif. USA) to study various corneal oedemas and leucomas. This UBM system, using a high-resolution probe of 50 Mhz, has an axial and lateral resolution of about 50 µm. We analysed 36 eyes divided into two groups, 27 (group A) affected by corneal oedema caused by traumatic-mechanic or phlogistic-toxic lesions, 9 (group B) affected by postsurgery oedema. Thanks to its high-resolution power, we could study their pathogenesis and their clinical evolution and so arrange a suitable therapy and perform an accurate follow-up of these pathologies.

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          Journal
          OPH
          Ophthalmologica
          10.1159/issn.0030-3755
          Ophthalmologica
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-6740-4
          978-3-318-00339-0
          0030-3755
          1423-0267
          1998
          July 1998
          28 August 1998
          : 212
          : Suppl 1
          : 13-16
          Affiliations
          Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Catania,Catania,Italy
          Article
          55413 Ophthalmologica 1998;212(suppl 1):13–16
          10.1159/000055413
          9730739
          © 1998 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Figures: 4, References: 7, Pages: 4
          Categories
          UBM

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