A possible mechanism of X-ray-induced injury in rat lens

Avunduk A., Yardimci S., Avunduk M., Kurnaz L., Cengiz M.

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.44, no.1, pp.88-91, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier


Purpose: X-ray and other radiation can cause cataract, but the pathogenic mechanism is largely unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the accumulation of iron in the x-ray-exposed rat lens and its relationship to lens injury.