Cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation

P Rama, G Ferrari, Graziella Pellegrini

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To provide an updated literature review on the status of cultivated limbal (corneal) epithelial transplantation. Cultivated limbal stem-cell transplantation recently received regulatory approval. We provide a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field. RECENT FINDINGS: The current article reviews and highlights recent developments in the field of cultivated limbal stem-cell transplantation as retrieved from a literature search for the last year. SUMMARY: The implications of clinical/research findings in terms of transplanted cell source and cultivation methods in limbal stem-cell transplantation are reviewed. Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-389
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Opinion in Ophthalmology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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