A possible mechanism of X-ray-induced injury in rat lens


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

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.44, no.1, pp.88-91, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0021-5155(99)00169-0
  • Title of Journal : JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.88-91

Abstract

Purpose: X-ray and other radiation can cause cataract, but the pathogenic mechanism is largely unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the accumulation of iron in the x-ray-exposed rat lens and its relationship to lens injury.