The use of porcine small intestinal submucosa in ten cases of feline corneal disease.

@article{Featherstone2001TheUO,
  title={The use of porcine small intestinal submucosa in ten cases of feline corneal disease.},
  author={H J Featherstone and Jane Sansom and Christine L Heinrich},
  journal={Veterinary ophthalmology},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={147-53}
}
Porcine small intestinal submucosa (SIS) was used as a novel graft material in the management of 10 cases of feline corneal disease. Five cases had stromal ulceration associated with trauma, ocular foreign body and/or suspected infection and required a grafting procedure. Five cases had feline sequestra that were managed by a keratectomy prior to placement of SIS as a graft material. Eight eyes healed with minimal corneal scarring with a very good cosmetic and visual result. One eye with… CONTINUE READING

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