Outcomes and Quality Control

Amnitrans EyeBank is ISO 9001 certified and a member of the European Eye Bank Association.

Quality criteria

To assess whether a donor cornea is suitable for penetrating keratoplasty, Amnitrans EyeBank Rotterdam uses the general Dutch eye bank exclusion criteria which can be summarized as follows:

I. Slit lamp evaluation and cell density exclusion criteria

Slit lamp evaluation and cell density exclusion criteria

X: exclusion criterion, not acceptable for this type of surgery / pre-dissection
?: depends on location/depth
n.a.: not applicable; not important for this type of surgery /pre-dissection

II. Relative exclusion criteria endothelium

  • Non-functional endothelium >5% of the surface
  • Polymegethism ≥1:2
  • Polymorphism > 5% of the surface
  • Overall morphological aberrations concurrent with slit lamp examination