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Table 3 Outcomes and complications of patients who underwent SLET

From: Clinical outcomes of modified simple limbal epithelial transplantation for limbal stem cell deficiency in Chinese population: a retrospective case series

Case Surgery Follow (months) Post-op VA Complications Ocular surface appearance Clinical result
Symblepharon (grade) Vascularization (grade) Conjunctivalization (grade) Corneal opacification (grade) Others
1 Auto-SLET 14 HM None 1 2 1 3 Corneal degeneration, pre-existing deep vascularization S
  PK+ECCE+IOL 3 20/400 None 0 0 0 0 None S
2 Auto-SLET 6 20/63 None 0 1 1 1 None S
3 Auto-SLET 20 20/50 Conjunctival cyst 0 2 1 1 None S
4 Auto-SLET 3 20/40 None 1 2 0 1 Pre-existing deep vascularization S
5 Allo-SLET 3 HM None 2 1 0 3 None S
6 Auto-SLET 5 20/63 None 0 1 1 1 Pre-existing deep vascularization S
7 Auto-SLET 7 Fc/0.2m Recurrent LSCD 2 1 1 3 None F
8 Auto-SLET 3 20/40 None 0 1 1 0 None S
9 Auto-SLET 2 20/40 Recurrent LSCD 0 1 1 1 Hyperemia of conjunctiva F
10 Allo-ST+Auto-OMT+Auto-SLET 3 HM Recurrent LSCD 1 3 3 3 None F
11 Auto-SLET 2 20/400 None 0 1 0 0 None S
12 Allo-SLET 8 20/1000 None 0 2 0 2 Pre-existing deep vascularization S
13 PK+Auto-SLET 8 20/67 None 0 0 0 0 None S
  1. Auto-SLET, autologous simple limbal epithelial transplantation; PK, penetrating keratoplasty; ECCE, extracapsular cataract extraction; IOL, intraocular lens; Allo-SLET, allogeneic simple limbal epithelial transplantation; Allo-ST, allogeneic scleral transplantation; Auto-OMT, autologous oral mucosa transplantation; Post-op, postoperative; VA, visual acuity; LSCD, limbal stem cell deficiency; HM, hand motion; Fc, figure count; F, failure; S, success