Amniotic membrane transplantation for the treatment of feline corneal sequestrum: pilot study.

@article{Barachetti2010AmnioticMT,
  title={Amniotic membrane transplantation for the treatment of feline corneal sequestrum: pilot study.},
  author={Laura Barachetti and Chiara Giudice and Carlo Maria Mortellaro},
  journal={Veterinary ophthalmology},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={326-30}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe and evaluate the use of equine amniotic membrane trans-plantation after lamellar keratectomy for the treatment of corneal sequestrum in cats. METHODS Six cats (seven eyes) of various breed and ages with corneal sequestra were treated surgically with lamellar keratectomy and amniotic membrane transplantation. All the sequestra and a small piece of the amniotic membranes used for each surgery were submitted for histopathologic examination. RESULTS Five of the seven eyes… CONTINUE READING
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