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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23305439/intra-operative-use-of-5-fluorouracil-in-pterygium-surgery-a-comparative-study
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Rodrigo Salustiano Correa E Silva, Marcos de Pereira Avila, Alan Ricardo Rassi, Luciana Ximenes, Diomario Salustiano da Silva, Alcio Coutinho de Paula
PURPOSE: Evaluate the efficacy and safety of intraoperative application of 5-Fluorourail in pterygium surgery and the recurrent pterigyum postoperative. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 240 eyes of 120 patients with bilateral primary pterygium were operated. One hundred twenty eyes had 5-FLU (25 mg/ml) applied intraoperatively on a sponge for five minutes. One hundred twenty contralateral eyes served as controls. RESULTS: After a follow-up of 90 days, 7 (5...
January 2013: Seminars in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19065911/-etiopathogenic-aspects-in-development-and-evolution-of-pterigyum
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Stefania Crăiţoiu, Livezeanu Ciprian, Mănescu Rodica, Afrem Mihai, Eremia Irina Anca
Pterygium is an epithelial hyperplasia accompanied by a fibrovascular growth originating at the corneo-conjunctival junction, from where the modified limbic cells migrate and surpass the cornea. The studies reviewed show that it is an active process associated with cell growth, remodelling of the connective tissue, angiogenesis and inflammation. Despite the lack of knowledge regarding the pathogenesis of pterygia, epidemiologic evidence suggests that exposure to UV-irradiation may be an initial trigger in the development of this lesion...
2008: Oftalmologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/2937392/-hereditary-factors-and-their-causative-role-in-anatomic-variation
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S S Usoev, I A Shved
As demonstrate the literature data and the authors' observations on the composition of the anatomical structures of the extremities at the popliteal pterigyum syndrome of Smith-Lemley-Optis, as well as at some other monogenic syndromes, the manifestation of the anatomical changeability in humans is defined, to an essential degree, by hereditary factors. A suggestion is made that investigation of the anatomical changeability in connection with genetic peculiarities of the organism makes it possible to approach the causal interpretation of the variants and the developmental anomalies and comprehend the sources of multiplicity of forms and structure of the human organs and systems...
January 1986: Arkhiv Anatomii, Gistologii i émbriologii
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