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The lens after renal transplantation.

Abstract:

A single masked observer examined 55 non-diabetic patients chosen randomly from a population of patients who had undergone renal transplant. The mean age was 41 years and mean time from transplant was 4.4 years (1-10 years). Fourteen patients were found to have a posterior subcapsular cataract (PSC). The axial thickness of the right lens of the renal transplant population, even in the presence of a PSC, was significantly larger than in a control population of 99 patients with clear lenses. Th...

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10.1136/bjo.74.5.267

Authors


Shun-Shin, GA More by this author
Ratcliffe, P More by this author
Sparrow, JM More by this author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
74
Issue:
5
Pages:
267-271
Publication date:
1990-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:7bf1b4bb-3144-4be7-bcb5-8218ea252383
Source identifiers:
74065
Local pid:
pubs:74065

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