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Ocular Complications after Hand Transplantation

  • Daniele Veritti
  • Lanzetta Marco

Abstract

To our knowledge, there are no publications regarding ocular complications following hand transplantation. The reasons are that this is a recently developed practice, cases are numerically limited and follow-up is necessarily short. However, one can presume that these complications can be considered comparable with the wider cases available for liver, kidney and heart transplant patients undergoing similar immunosuppressive therapy.

Keywords

Diabetic Retinopathy Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Ocular Complication Neovascular Glaucoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniele Veritti
    • 1
  • Lanzetta Marco
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of UdineUdineItaly
  2. 2.Italian Institute of Hand Surgery MonzaMilanItaly
  3. 3.Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery UnitSan Gerardo HospitalMonza, MilanItaly
  4. 4.University of Milan-BicoccaMilanItaly
  5. 5.University of CanberraAustralia
  6. 6.International Hand and CompositeTissue Allograft SocietyAustralia

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