Deswelling of the graft cornea following hypoxic oedema
Both corneas of 12 unilateral graft patients were subjected to 9% hypoxic oedema. Following removal of the hypoxic stimulus, the grafted corneas deswelled at a significantly slower rate (P less than 0.01) than the fellow unoperated corneas. We suggest that this can be attributed to a change in the barrier properties and/or pump efficiency of the endothelium. Monitoring corneal deswelling following hypoxic oedema could form the basis of a clinical test of corneal endothelial function.
Impact and interest:
Citation countsare sourced monthly fromand citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Keywords:||Corneal Transplantation, Anoxia/, pathology, Edema/, pathology, Adult, Aged, Cell Division, Cornea/pathology, Cornea/physiopathology, Endothelium/pathology, Endothelium/physiopathology, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Time Factors|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1984 Blackwell Publishing|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2006|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 03:43|
Repository Staff Only: item control page