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Evaluation of superoxide dismutase (orgotein) in medical treatment of canine cataract.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7138354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Orgotein (Palosein) is a veterinary product with marked superoxide dismutase activity that has been used intracamerally to treat senile cataracts in the dog. Fourteen old dogs with bilateral senile cataracts were injected twice in one eye with orgotein and twice in the other eye with isotonic saline under masked conditions. Observations were made over an average of a 12-week period. No clearing of lenses could be detected and there was no observed subjective improvement in the dogs' visual behavior.
J Brainard; C Hanna; G Petursson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of ophthalmology     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0003-9950     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1982 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-12-16     Completed Date:  1982-12-16     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7706534     Medline TA:  Arch Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1832-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use*
Cataract / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  veterinary*
Dog Diseases / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Metalloproteins / therapeutic use*
Superoxide Dismutase / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 0/Metalloproteins; 9016-01-7/orgotein; EC Dismutase

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