Use of topical mitomycin C in myoplasty of the medial rectus muscle of rabbits.

@article{Mamede2004UseOT,
  title={Use of topical mitomycin C in myoplasty of the medial rectus muscle of rabbits.},
  author={Fabr{\'i}cio Villela Mamede and Jos{\'e} Luiz Laus and V{\^a}nia Pais Cabral and Felipe Ant{\^o}nio Mendes Vicenti and Jos{\'e} Barbieri-Neto},
  journal={Veterinary ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={335-42}
}
To possibly reduce postoperative adhesions that occur after ocular myoplasties, we investigated the topical effects of 0.04% mitomycin C on the repaired areas of the medial rectus muscle using an equine renal capsule preserved in 98% glycerin for reinforcement of the sutures. Twenty-four rabbits, divided into two groups of 12 animals each [untreated (control) and treated group (MMC)], were submitted to surgical rupture of the medial rectus muscle of one eye and repair of the defect 24 h later… CONTINUE READING

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