Visual outcome and cataract development after allogeneic stem-cell transplantation in children.

@article{Fahnehjelm2007VisualOA,
  title={Visual outcome and cataract development after allogeneic stem-cell transplantation in children.},
  author={Kristina Te{\"a}r Fahnehjelm and Alba-Lucia T{\"o}rnquist and Monica Olsson and Jacek Winiarski},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 7},
  pages={
          724-33
        }
}
PURPOSE To report visual functions and prevalence of cataract after haematopoetic stem-cell transplantation (SCT) during childhood and to determine the impact of different conditioning regimes and other possible risk factors. METHODS Assessment of visual acuity (VA), slit-lamp biomicroscopy of the lenses and examination of the ocular fundii were performed in 79 subjects 2-18 years (median 7 years) after SCT. RESULTS Best-corrected decimal VA > or = 0.5 was achieved in 152/158 eyes (96… CONTINUE READING

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