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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2014, Article ID 402193, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/402193
Research Article

Impaired Corneal Biomechanical Properties and the Prevalence of Keratoconus in Mitral Valve Prolapse

1Department of Ophthalmology, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Yildirim Beyazit University, 06810 Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Cardiology, Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Yildirim Beyazit University, 06810 Ankara, Turkey

Received 16 February 2014; Revised 26 March 2014; Accepted 31 March 2014; Published 17 April 2014

Academic Editor: Antonio Queiros

Copyright © 2014 Emine Kalkan Akcay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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