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Systemic Absorption of Mitomycin-C When Used in Pterygium Surgery.

07:00 EST 4th January 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Systemic Absorption of Mitomycin-C When Used in Pterygium Surgery."

To determine whether scleral topical application of mitomycin-C (MMC) results in measurable plasma levels of systemic absorption.

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Name: Cornea
ISSN: 1536-4798
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Toxic antibiotic of the mitomycin group, obtained from MITOMYCIN and also from Streptomyces ardus and other species. It is proposed as an antineoplastic agent, with some antibiotic properties.

An enediyne that alkylates DNA and RNA like MITOMYCIN does, so it is cytotoxic.

The active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta- adrenergic systems, causes systemic vasoconstriction and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the heart, and dilates bronchi and cerebral vessels. It is used in asthma and cardiac failure and to delay absorption of local anesthetics.

A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA.

An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the cornea at its apex, firmly attached to the sclera throughout its middle portion, and merged with the conjunctiva at its base. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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