[Ferrara corneal ring for treating keratoconus]

Department of Science and Technology - Brazilian Health Technology Assessment General Coordination
Record ID 32006001455
Portuguese
Authors' objectives:

To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the Ferrara Ring in the treatment of keratoconus.

Authors' recomendations: There is not sufficient evidence at the moment to corroborate the effectiveness and safety of the Ferrara Ring in the treatment of keratoconus. There is an urgent need for randomized clinical trials to evaluate this new therapeutic approach.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2005
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Brazil
MeSH Terms
  • Corneal Topography
  • Prostheses and Implants
  • Prosthesis Implantation
  • Astigmatism
  • Corneal Stroma
  • Keratoconus
Contact
Organisation Name: Coordenação-Geral de Fomento à Pesquisa e Avaliação de Tecnologias em Saúde, Departamento de Ciência e Tecnologia
Contact Address: Ministerio da Saude, Secretaria de Ciencia, Tecnologia e Insumos Estrategicos, Departamento de Ciencia e Tecnologia, Esplanada dos Ministerios, Edificio sede; bl "G" - 8 andar - SL 834, CEP: 70058-900, Brasilia, DF Brazil, Tel: +55 61 3315 3197 Fax: +55 61 3315 3850
Contact Name: suzanne.jacob@saude.gov.br
Contact Email: suzanne.jacob@saude.gov.br
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