Keratoconus 1

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Keratoconus 1

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The terms "Keratoconus 1" returned 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Topographic outcomes after corneal collagen crosslinking in progressive keratoconus: 1-year follow-up.
 

Author(s): Mauro C Tiveron, Camila Ribeiro Koch Pena, Richard Yudi Hida, Luciane Bugmann Moreira, Felipe Roberto Exterhotter Branco, Newton Kara-Junior

Journal: Arq Bras Oftalmol. ;80(2):93-96.

 

We aimed to report and analyze topographic and refractive outcomes following corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) in patients with progressive keratoconus (KC).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Variants in SKP1, PROB1, and IL17B genes at keratoconus 5q31.1-q35.3 susceptibility locus identified by whole-exome sequencing.
 

Author(s): Justyna A Karolak, Tomasz Gambin, Jose A Pitarque, Andrea Molinari, Shalini Jhangiani, Pawel Stankiewicz, James R Lupski, Marzena Gajecka

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2016 01;25(1):73-78.

 

Keratoconus (KTCN) is a protrusion and thinning of the cornea, resulting in impairment of visual function. The extreme genetic heterogeneity makes it difficult to discover factors unambiguously influencing the KTCN phenotype. In this study, we used whole-exome sequencing (WES) and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Induction of matrix metalloproteinase-1 by tumor necrosis factor-α is mediated by interleukin-6 in cultured fibroblasts of keratoconus.
 

Author(s): Genlai Du, Chengxing Liu, Xiaona Li, Weiyi Chen, Rui He, Xiaojun Wang, Pengfei Feng, Weiwei Lan

Journal: Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood). 2016 12;241(18):2033-2041.

 

Inflammatory molecules and matrix metalloproteinase (MMPs) have been found over-expressed in the tear film of patients with keratoconus. However, the mechanistic link between inflammatory molecules and MMPs in the pathogenesis of keratoconus remains still elusive. Therefore, we investigated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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