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Endothelial keratoplasty without Descemet's stripping in eyes with previous penetrating corneal transplants
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    Re:Role of endothelial keretoplasty in penetrating keratoplasty graft rejection?

    We thank Dr. Shoaib for his interest in our article.1 We agree that there are various causes of graft rejection and that performing an endothelial keratoplasty (EK) would not resolve the rejection. To clarify our wording for the article, patients who developed endothelial graft rejection with subsequent endothelial failure were offered EK under their penetrating keratoplasty (PK). The rejection episode was resolved at...

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    Role of endothelial keretoplasty in penetrating keratoplasty graft rejection?

    Article "Endothelial keratoplasty without Descemet's stripping in eyes with previous penetrating corneal transplants" by Nottage JM and Nirankari VS1, is very informative and the authors deserve appreciation for their wonderful work. However one point requires discussion. Authors mentioned that endothelial keratoplasty (EK) was done either for graft rejection (n = 9) or endothelial failure (n = 24). It seems logical to...

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