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The aim of the study is to assess if transplantation of cultivated corneal epithelial stem cells could restore vision in patients with severe ocular surface disorder with a favourable safety profile that warrants further comparative study.
To determine the efficacy of cultivated corneal epithelial stem cells as a treatment for patients with severe ocular surface disorder.
The corneal limbal epithelial stem cell transplant (CLET) successful outcome will be measured by improvement of vision, maintenance of corneal re-epithelisation with absence of recurrence of surface disease and subjective improvement of symptoms.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
conservative, Medical Therapy
Hospital Kuala Lumpur
Not yet recruiting
Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:41-0400
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