Cataractous changes in rat lens following cigarette smoke exposure is prevented by parenteral deferoxamine therapy


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Avunduk A., Yardimci S., Avunduk M., Kurnaz L.

ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, cilt.117, sa.10, ss.1368-1372, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 117 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1001/archopht.117.10.1368
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1368-1372

Özet

Objectives: To test whether iron accumulation in the lens following cigarette smoke exposure is the principal mechanism in smoke-related cataractogenesis and to assess the possible protective effect of deferoxamine mesylate treatment against lenticular degeneration with in vivo exposure to cigarette smoke.