Amniotic membrane with living related corneal limbal/conjunctival allograft for ocular surface reconstruction in Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

@article{Gomes2003AmnioticMW,
  title={Amniotic membrane with living related corneal limbal/conjunctival allograft for ocular surface reconstruction in Stevens-Johnson syndrome.},
  author={Jos{\'e} {\'A}lvaro Pereira Gomes and Myrna Serapi{\~a}o dos Santos and Angela C. Sobottka Ventura and Waleska B C Donato and Marcelo Carvalho da Cunha and Ana Lu{\'i}sa H{\"o}fling-Lima},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={121 10},
  pages={1369-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To report the use of preserved amniotic membrane and living related corneal limbal/conjunctival transplantation in total limbal stem cell and conjunctival deficiency secondary to severe Stevens-Johnson syndrome. DESIGN Prospective, noncomparative, interventional case series. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten eyes of 10 patients with total limbal stem cell and conjunctival deficiency secondary to Stevens-Johnson syndrome underwent excision of cicatricial tissue followed by amniotic membrane… CONTINUE READING

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