IC-213 DALK: Basic Course | ASCRS
IC-213 DALK: Basic Course
April 2024
Meeting: 2024 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Course Instructor: Enrica Sarnicola, MD
Co-Instructors: Caterina Sarnicola, MD; Vincenzo Sarnicola, MD; Albert Y. Cheung, MD; Sadeer B. Hannush, MD, ABO
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Course Description
This diagram- and video-based course will analyze how to perform DALK with different techniques: hydrodissection, layer-by-layer manual dissection, peeling off, needle big bubble, cannula big bubble, air-visco-bubble, and new technique to open the big bubble. The pros and cons of each technique, as well as complications and their management, will be discussed. Types of big bubble, with their clinical and surgical implications will be presented.

Educational Objective
At the end of this course, the attendees will be able to move from Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK) to Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK).

2024 ASCRS Annual Meeting Instructional Courses

This 1.5 hour Instructional Course was recorded at the 2024 ASCRS Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, April 5-8, 2024. 

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