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Evaluation of the risk factors associated with conversion of intended deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty to penetrating keratoplasty
  1. James Myerscough1,2,
  2. Asaf Friehmann3,
  3. Cristina Bovone2,4,
  4. Michael Mimouni5,
  5. Massimo Busin2,4
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea, UK
  2. 2Ophthalmology, Villa Igea Hospital, Forli, Italy
  3. 3Department of Ophthalmology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel
  4. 4Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
  5. 5Department of Ophthalmology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Massimo Busin, Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara 44121, Italy; mbusin{at}yahoo.com

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  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests MB received (2006–2016) reimbursement of travel expenses and royalties from Moria (Antony, France).

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the local ethics committee of ‘Villa Igea’ Hospital (Forlì, Italy).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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Footnotes

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests MB received (2006–2016) reimbursement of travel expenses and royalties from Moria (Antony, France).

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the local ethics committee of ‘Villa Igea’ Hospital (Forlì, Italy).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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