Corneal donation process and corneal tissue quality: a cohort study
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Keywords

Corneal Transplantation
Free Tissue Flaps
Eye
Epidemiology. Trasplante de Córnea
Colgajos Tisulares Libres
Ojo
Epidemiología. Transplante de córnea
Retalhos de tecido biológico
Olho
Epidemiologia

Abstract

Thesis project developed with the Doctorate Graduation Program in Nursing, Department of Nursing, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Objective: to identify the predictive factors for the classification of the quality of the corneal tissue captured by the eye bank as excellent, good, regular or poor. Method: epidemiological study with a quantitative approach, by designing a cohort, longitudinal, descriptive and analytical. The research protocol is approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. The collected data will be submitted to statistical analysis in order to point out the predictive factors of the different levels of classification of the corneas captured for donation.
https://doi.org/10.17665/1676-4285.20196306
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