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Corneal allograft rejection: risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.

@article{Dua1999CornealAR,
  title={Corneal allograft rejection: risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.},
  author={Harminder Singh Dua and Augusto Azuara-Blanco},
  journal={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          3-9
        }
}
  • Harminder Singh Dua, Augusto Azuara-Blanco
  • Published in
    Indian journal of…
    1999
  • Medicine
  • Recent advances in corneal graft technology, including donor tissue retrieval, storage and surgical techniques, have greatly improved the clinical outcome of corneal grafts. Despite these advances, immune mediated corneal graft rejection remains the single most important cause of corneal graft failure. Several host factors have been identified as conferring a "high risk" status to the host. These include: more than two quadrant vascularisation, with associated lymphatics, which augment the… CONTINUE READING

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