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Ophthalmic Surg. 1978 Oct;9(5):47-51.

Thermal denaturation of donor cornea: an unusual complication of penetrating keratoplasty.

Abstract

A most unusual complication of penetrating keratoplasty is the rapid thermal denaturation of a human donor cornea upon accidental exposure to temperature of 50 degrees to 60 degrees C, the result of inadequate cooling of a Teflon trephine block following autoclave sterilization.

PMID:
400848
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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