Investigation of Trace Elements in Pterygium Tissue


Namuslu M., Balci M., Coskun M., Yagci R., ÇİMEN B. , ÇETİN A. , ...More

CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, vol.38, no.5, pp.526-530, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02713683.2013.766755
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT EYE RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.526-530

Abstract

Purpose: In this study, we compare the concentrations of the essential trace elements chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), selenium (Se), manganese (Mn), boron (B) and zinc (Zn) in both pterygium and normal conjunctiva and investigate the role they play in the development of pterygium.