Levels of interleukin-6 in tears before and after excimer laser treatment

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Resan Mirko; Stanojević Ivan; Petković-Ćurčin Aleksandra; Pajić Bojan; Vojvodić Danilo;
  • Publisher: Military Health Department, Ministry of Defance, Serbia
  • Journal: Vojnosanitetski Pregled (issn: 0042-8450)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2298/VSP131203033R
  • Subject: keratomileusis, laser in situ | tears | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | photorefractive keratectomy | treatment outcome | interleukin-6 | laser therapy
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | genetic structures | sense organs

Background/Aim. Immune response and consequent inflammatory process which originate on ocular surface after a trauma are mediated by cytokines. Photoablation of corneal stroma performed by excimer laser causes surgically induced trauma. Interleukin-6 (... View more
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