July 2018
Volume 59, Issue 9
Open Access
ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   July 2018
Recurrence rate of Mini-SLET vs. Limbal-Conjunctival Autograft in Primary Pterygium Excision
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Valeria Oliva
    Cornea, Instituto de Oftalmología Conde de Valenciana, Mexico, Mexico
  • Angel Nava Castañeda
    Cornea, Instituto de Oftalmología Conde de Valenciana, Mexico, Mexico
  • Enrique O Graue-Hernandez
    Cornea, Instituto de Oftalmología Conde de Valenciana, Mexico, Mexico
  • Footnotes
    Commercial Relationships   Valeria Oliva, None; Angel Nava Castañeda, None; Enrique Graue-Hernandez, None
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Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 2018, Vol.59, 1344. doi:
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      Valeria Oliva, Angel Nava Castañeda, Enrique O Graue-Hernandez; Recurrence rate of Mini-SLET vs. Limbal-Conjunctival Autograft in Primary Pterygium Excision. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2018;59(9):1344.

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Abstract

Purpose : To study the efficacy and safety of amniotic membrane transplantation as an adjunctive therapy after surgical excision of primary pterygium and compare the clinical outcomes with limbal-conjunctival autograft.

Methods : Prospective Randomized Blind Clinical Trial

Sixty-one eyes of 57 patients with primary nasal pterygium have been operated by two surgeons (E. G-H, A. N-C). All patients are randomized to undergo Mini-SLET or limbal-conjunctival autograft transplantation as an adjuvant therapy after pterygium excision.

Four eyes were treated with Mini-SLET(group 1), and 26 eyes have been operated with limbal-conjunctival autograft (LCA) (group 2). Patients will be followed up at 1 day, 1 week, 1, 3, 6, 9 and 12 months postoperation. The main outcome measurement was a recurrence rate after surgery.

Results : There were no differences between both groups in terms of gender distribution, age and petrygium size. The mean follow-up was 12.0 months in both groups. There were 18 recurrences (50%) in the Mini-Slet group and three (9.09%) in the LCA group, which was significantly different among both groups (P < 0.05).

Conclusions : The surgical results of primary pterygium excision followed by Mini-Slet versus limbal-conjunctival autograft transplantation were compared. It was found that Mini-Slet treatmen for pterygium surgery has an unacceptably high recurrence rate.

This is an abstract that was submitted for the 2018 ARVO Annual Meeting, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29 - May 3, 2018.

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