Table 2

Intraoperative and postoperative complications

ComplicationsFrequency
Intraoperative
  Microperforations, % (n)17.6 (9)
 Conversion to PKP (macroperforation), % (n)2.0 (1)
Postoperative
 Microbial keratitis, % (n)5.9 (3)
 HSK recurrence, % (n)2.0 (1)
 Failed graft, % (n)9.8 (5)
 Stromal rejection episode, % (n)9.8 (5)
 Self-inflicted wound dehiscence, % (n)2.0 (1)
 Residual opacity from full thickness pathology, % (n)5.9 (3)
  • HSK, herpes simplex keratitis; PKP, penetrating keratoplasty.