The lens after renal transplantation.
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...Expand abstract
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