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G. A. PEYMAN, D. R. MAY, E. S. ERICSON, M. F. GOLDBERG; Full-Thickness eye wall Resection: An Experimental Approach for Treatment of Choroidal Melanoma II. Homo- and heterograft. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1972;11(8):668-674.
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To further evaluate the feasibility of the full-thickness eye wall resection of the posterior segment, this operation was performed on a series of experimental animals. The resected eye wall was replaced with live and dead homo- and heterografts. The technique of the operation and clinico-histological examination of these eyes in the postoperative period is reported. The encouraging preliminary results obtained may open future avenues in ophthalmic surgery.
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