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Short‐term results of acellular porcine corneal stroma keratoplasty for herpes simplex keratitis

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Corneal transplantation is a common surgical intervention for restoring vision loss due to corneal damages. However, for cultural reasons, there is a huge shortage of donor corneas in China. Acellular porcine corneal stromas (APCSs) can be used as corneal substitutes in lamellar keratoplasty for corneal ulcers. This study was conducted to analyze the results of APCS use for herpes simplex keratitis (HSK).

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/xen.12509

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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Xenotransplantation Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
4
Article number:
e12509
Publication date:
2019-04-10
Acceptance date:
2019-03-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-3089
ISSN:
0908-665X
Source identifiers:
987800
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:987800
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uuid:47dccdd2-ca5f-4c5a-981e-75c75d0cf9fd
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pubs:987800
Deposit date:
2019-04-10

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