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V. S. Sangwan, R. Swarup, G. K. Vemuganti, A. Fatima, G. N. Rao; Long Term Outcome of ex vivo Cultivated Limbal Epithelial Transplantation(CLET) for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency(LSCD). Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2008;49(13):5734.
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To assess the long term clinical outcome of Cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation(CLET)
Records of 19 patients who underwent CLET for Limbal stem cell deficiency(LSCD) following chemical injury between May and December 2001 were reviewed for demographics, etiology, transplant characteristics and outcome.
Follow-up ranged from 13 to 57 months(Mean: 42.8 months.)The mean reduction in conjunctivalisation was 2.36 quadrants. 10 patients(52.6% had a successful outcome with less than 1 quadrant of conjuctivalisation and 4(21%) had a partially successful outcome.
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