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an epithelium of mesoblastic origin

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The evaluation of cell size, number and morphology is essential to characterise the health of corneal endothelium.
Identity and regulation of ion transport mechanisms in the corneal endothelium.
Keywords: cell detection, contour closure, contour-region duality, human corneal endothelium, mosaic reconstruction, specular microscopy.
However, 71% of his patients developed bullous keratopathy resulting from damage to the corneal endothelium, and this procedure was eventually abandoned.
But efforts to treat disorders of the corneal endothelium, a single cell layer on the inner surface of the cornea, with regenerative techniques have been less effective.
Corneal endothelium regulates corneal hydration by various active transport mechanisms.
Securely anchored, the lens vaults forward, occupying the space between the crystalline lens and the corneal endothelium and provides for the free flow of aqueous from the posterior to the anterior chamber.
1) He reported patients with corneal epithelial oedema but it wasn't until the 1920s that it was shown that the primary pathology was in the corneal endothelium.
To date, CFTR has been found in human corneal and conjunctival epithelium, corneal endothelium and retinal pigment epithelium, (34) where it has been shown to play an active part in chloride ion secretion across cell membranes.
The corneal endothelium comprises a rich density of regularly arranged hexagonal cells that maintains corneal deturgescence.
BioLon(TM), a 1% solution of sodium hyaluronate, has been classified as a medical device and as a surgical aid to protect corneal endothelium during cataract extraction (extra-capsular) procedures, intraocular lens implantation and anterior segment surgery.
The effect of continued administration of TRUSOPT on the corneal endothelium has not been fully evaluated.
The brown specks represent pigment cells in the anterior chamber and on the corneal endothelium
The corneal endothelium of a patient with DM has been shown to exhibit polymegathism and pleomorphism (59-60) (Figure 4).
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