Assessment of surgical outcomes of limbal transplantation using simple limbal epithelial transplantation technique in patients with total unilateral limbal deficiency.

@article{Queiroz2016AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of surgical outcomes of limbal transplantation using simple limbal epithelial transplantation technique in patients with total unilateral limbal deficiency.},
  author={Ana Gabriela Queiroz and Martina Maria Oiticica Barbosa and Myrna Serapi{\~a}o dos Santos and Telma Regina Maria Pereira Barreiro and Jos{\'e} {\'A}lvaro Pereira Gomes},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia},
  year={2016},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={116-8}
}
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the novel simple limbal epithelial transplantation (SLET) technique, which reduces the risk of iatrogenic limbal stem cell deficiency in the donor eye. Four patients with total unilateral limbal stem cell deficiency received a limbal graft, measuring 4 mm × 2 mm, from the contralateral healthy eye in a… CONTINUE READING