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Autologous transplantation of the retinal pigment epithelium and choroid in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

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PURPOSE: To assess excision of choroidal new vessels (CNV) combined with autologous transplantation of the equatorial retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) as a means of restoring vision for patients with acute neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN: Prospective interventional cohort study. PARTICIPANTS: Twelve patients were recruited into an ethics committee approved trial with informed consent between 2004 and 2005. All had <6 months of acute visual loss owing to subfoveal...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Balaggan, KS More by this author
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Journal:
Ophthalmology
Volume:
114
Issue:
3
Pages:
561-570
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
1549-4713
ISSN:
0161-6420
URN:
uuid:2ecea490-aa4e-478d-b631-3ecedde84302
Source identifiers:
107247
Local pid:
pubs:107247

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