Corneal Endothelialization in Experimental Anterior Synechias and Rubeosis Iridis

  • Z. Zagorski
  • K. W. Ruprecht
  • G. O. H. Naumann
Part of the Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series book series (DOPS, volume 50)


Corneal endothelial cells respond to different kinds of trauma by-migration and production of a new basement membrane. They proliferate not only on the denuded Descemet membrane but also over suitable surfaces within the eye. Such ectopic endothelial proliferation is most commonly seen in cases of anterior synechias of iris or vitreous, angle contusion deformities, rubeosis iridis or in the presence of abnormal endothelium, like in posterior polymorphous dystrophy or irido-corneo-endothelial syndrome9.


Anterior Chamber Fibrin Glue Silicone Rubber Corneal Endothelium Corneal Endothelial Cell 
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  • Z. Zagorski
  • K. W. Ruprecht
  • G. O. H. Naumann

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