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Trends in corneal graft surgery in the UK.

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AIMS: The aims of this study were to examine trends over time and regional variation in rates of corneal graft surgery in the UK. METHODS: The hospital in-patient enquiry (HIPE) and hospital episode statistics (HES) were analysed for keratoplasty admissions in England from 1971 to 2006. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) data were analysed for keratoplasty operations in the UK from 1999 to 2009. RESULTS: Annual rates of penetrating keratoplasty (PK) under HIPE and HES increased from 0.7 per 10...

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10.1136/bjo.2010.182329

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Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
95
Issue:
4
Pages:
468-472
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:398cb6e2-8ff9-4cb8-a356-15f6289d8c23
Source identifiers:
162768
Local pid:
pubs:162768

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