The scientific value the Filatov Institute in keratoprosthesis development
Monograph "Keratoplasty: New Methods of the XXI Century" with innovative surgical techniques for corneal transplantation was published in the Spanish language in 2016. The authors of the monograph are the follows: ophthalmologist Rafael Ignacio Barraque and Juan Alvarez de Toledo from the Barracker clinic in Barcelona with co-authors - specialists in field of keratoplasty from other well-known clinics of the world. 1.
It is worth noting that in the section "Normalization of penetrating keratoplasty", the merits of the world-famous academician Vladimir Petrovich Filatov are noted as the founder and head of the Odessa Institute of Eye Diseases (Ukraine) and the founder of an original method of non- specific treatment – keratoplasty.
It should be noted an article "Keratoprosthesis in the Odessa Filatov Institute: 50 years of experience" authors - professor Yakimenko Stanislav Andreevich and Aleksei Igorevich Bouznik, MD, PhD, was published in Chapter 8 2.
This monograph "Keratoplasty: New Methods of the XXI Century" as the first joint scientific project that brought together specialists in keratoplasty from around the world was presented at the Annual congress of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology.
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