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Failure of amniotic membrane transplantation in the treatment of acute ocular burns
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    Re: Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute ocular burns

    Dear Editor

    We are grateful to Dr Anita Panda and colleagues for supporting our work and comments made in the above article (Panda A eletter BJO 21st December 2001.

    A new classification to include all the variables expanded on by ourselves and by Panda A et al in the eletter is indeed essential and has been proposed by us and published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology[1]. It is very important t...

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    Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute ocular burns
    • Anita Panda, MD
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      • Sanjeev K Naniwal, Rajeev Sudan
    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article titled "Failure of amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) in the treatment of acute ocular burns" by Joseph et al[1]. It is to be appreciated that they have come forward to report the negative results of their study along with the need of an upgraded classification for the chemical burn. The authors must be congratulated for highlighting the pitfalls of the AMT in acute cases w...

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