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By John V Forrester MD, Lucia Kuffova

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ISBN-13: 9781860944499

This ebook presents a precis of some of the facets of corneal transplantation — the scientific, experimental (including multimedia reveal of the surgical techniques), immunological, healing and prosthetic elements — in a single quantity. The expert in a single box can therefore have entry to info from the opposite fields and boost a huge inspiration of the demanding situations to be confronted in attaining the last word target, i.e. an optically transparent, visually passable, functioning corneal graft that is tolerated within the long-term with out the necessity for systemic immunosuppression. A moment objective of the ebook is to supply information about present immunological strategies of the method of corneal graft rejection. specifically, fresh paintings within the fields of innate as opposed to adaptive immunity, novel therapeutics and corneal xenografts is gifted.

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