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Surgical Summit Online Final Program 2019

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PATIENT READY DMEK ™ Utah Lions Eye Bank is committed to providing high quality, innovative, and safe tissue for surgical use. As part of that commitment we have licensed the validated Patient Ready DMEK ™ processing program. PATIENT READY DMEK ADVANTAGES: • Tissue carrier (Straiko modified Jones tube) is securely held in a standard corneal viewing chamber. • Patented EDS ™ (Endothelial Delivery System) • No vials • Easy access chamber • Scrolled graft is stored in 20 mL of Optisol-GS ™ and is not isolated by plugs or caps. • Saves OR time and resources. • Prepunched using Moria ™ guarded trephine. Available in 7.5, 7.75 and 8.0 mm (no trephine required in OR). • Grafts are pre-stained (no trypan blue required in OR). • Loaded into tissue carrier. • Patient-Ready, attach carrier to syringe and transplant! • Tissue evaluated in accordance with EBAA Medical standards. • Slit-lamp examination and specular images acquired with DMEK graft inside the carrier after ALL processing is complete. DETECTION OF EXCESSIVE TISSUE DAMAGE To the right is a graft ruled out for transplant during post-processing evaluation due to injector scraping (chevrons) and excessive trephine damage (arrows). Slit-Lamp Examination while in EDS Specular Microscopy while in EDS The Patient Ready DMEK ™ process has been validated and peer-reviewed. Read more in Cornea: Tran KD, Dye PK, Odell K, Galloway J, Stoeger CG, Straiko MD, Terry MA. Evaluation and Quality Assessment of Prestripped, Preloaded Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Grafts. Cornea. 2017;36:484-490. View informational videos at: /patientready.org 50.4% Measured Damage ULEB evaluates after loading. Therefore it is possible to detect excessive graft damage. With the Patient Ready DMEK ™ Process, you can feel confident that you are getting the best possible corneal graft, greatly increasing the odds of a successful transplant and lasting outcome for patients. The EDS ™ is part of processing and is a pass-through fee for insurance reimbursement. Only 5% Damage from Processing Utah Lions Eye Bank 6056 Fashion Square Dr. Suite 200 Murray, UT 84107 801-581-2039 www.utaheyebank.org For more information, or to learn about the other services we provide, come visit us in the exhibit hall at booth 13.

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