Retinal toxicity of intravitreal ethyldeoxyuridine and zinc.


We investigated the toxicity of intravitreal zinc sulfate, zinc gluconate, and ethyldeoxyuridine (EDU) in albino rabbits. Various concentrations of EDU were added to the infusion solution during pars plana vitrectomy. Retinal changes were observed by light microscopy after intravitreal injections containing 20 micrograms of zinc gluconate, all… (More)


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@article{Nikoleit1988RetinalTO, title={Retinal toxicity of intravitreal ethyldeoxyuridine and zinc.}, author={J R Nikoleit and G. A. Peyman and P A Lagouros and Richard G Fiscella}, journal={Annals of ophthalmology}, year={1988}, volume={20 10}, pages={385-7} }