Yıl 2016, Cilt 2, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 30 - 35 2016-03-04

Analysis of the cornea donor data: an eye bank study

Ayse Balikci Tufekci [1] , Sadik Gorkem Cevik [2] , Neslihan Parmak [3] , Rahmi Duman [4] , Mediha Tok Cevik [5] , Burcu Kazanci [6] , Mehmet Emin Aslanci [7] , Ersin Yucel [8]

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Objectives. To analyse 1.5-year data of our newly established eye bank and to evaluate the factors affecting donor quality. Methods. Our bank’s donor cornea data between July 2013 and November 2014 were retrospectively analysed. The effects of donor age, sex, and time from death to harvesting on the findings of specular microscopy were assessed. Results. A total of 139 corneas retrieved from 70 donors. The mean age of donors was 34.2±14.6 (5-64) years. The mean time from death to harvesting was 6.7±2.9 (1-13) hours; the mean time from collection to transplantation was 5.2±2.8 (1-14) days. Age had a significant negative correlation with mean endothelial cell count (ECC), a significant positive correlation between mean cell area (MCA) and standard deviation (SD). Time from death to harvesting had a significant negative correlation with cell count and 6A; it had a significant positive correlation with SD, the coefficient of variation, and MCA. Conclusion. According to the results of the present study, ECC, MCA, and SD levels were greater in younger donors. Endothelial morphology was altered as the time from death to harvesting was prolonged; however, the alteration in cell morphology was not severe enough to alter transplantation success with the corneas being harvested within the first 13 hours.

Eye bank, cornea; specular microscopy; endothelial; donor
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Yazar: Ayse Balikci Tufekci
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Sadik Gorkem Cevik
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Neslihan Parmak
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Rahmi Duman
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Afyon Kocatepe University Medical School, Afyon, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Mediha Tok Cevik
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Düzici State Hospital, Osmaniye, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Burcu Kazanci
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Ulucanlar Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Mehmet Emin Aslanci
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Ersin Yucel
Kurum: Department of Ophthalmology, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @ { eurj260409, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2016}, volume = {2}, pages = {30 - 35}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.2016.2.1.30}, title = {Analysis of the cornea donor data: an eye bank study}, key = {cite}, author = {Cevik, Sadik Gorkem and Duman, Rahmi and Parmak, Neslihan and Aslanci, Mehmet Emin and Cevik, Mediha Tok and Yucel, Ersin and Kazanci, Burcu and Tufekci, Ayse Balikci} }
APA Tufekci, A , Cevik, S , Parmak, N , Duman, R , Cevik, M , Kazanci, B , Aslanci, M , Yucel, E . (2016). Analysis of the cornea donor data: an eye bank study. The European Research Journal, 2 (1), 30-35. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.2016.2.1.30
MLA Tufekci, A , Cevik, S , Parmak, N , Duman, R , Cevik, M , Kazanci, B , Aslanci, M , Yucel, E . "Analysis of the cornea donor data: an eye bank study". The European Research Journal 2 (2016): 30-35 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/24599/260409>
Chicago Tufekci, A , Cevik, S , Parmak, N , Duman, R , Cevik, M , Kazanci, B , Aslanci, M , Yucel, E . "Analysis of the cornea donor data: an eye bank study". The European Research Journal 2 (2016): 30-35
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ISNAD Tufekci, Ayse Balikci , Cevik, Sadik Gorkem , Parmak, Neslihan , Duman, Rahmi , Cevik, Mediha Tok , Kazanci, Burcu , Aslanci, Mehmet Emin , Yucel, Ersin . "Analysis of the cornea donor data: an eye bank study". The European Research Journal 2 / 1 (Mart 2016): 30-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.2016.2.1.30