Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río
versión ISSN 1561-3194
MORENO DOMINGUEZ, José Carlos; PEREA RUIZ, Carlos Alberto; SUAREZ HERRERA, Fructuoso y SANFELIZ YEBRA, Natacha. Conjuntival autograft with limbic cells to treat pterygium, China 2009. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.1, pp. 29-42. ISSN 1561-3194.
Objective: to assess the procedure of conjuntival autograft with limbic cells to treat primary pterygium in the residents of Henan province, People's Republic of China. Method: an applied, descriptive and cross-sectional research was conducted having a target group of 235 Chinese patients from January to December 2009; the sample was comprised of 132 who were operated on pterygium. Results: the mean age of patients was 48.58±14, 32 and 57.5% were men. Recurrence and complications were present in 8 cases (6.06%). The level of satisfaction was good in the 80% of cases. Conclusions: conjuntival autograft with limbic cells is a very useful procedure to treat pterygium in Chinese population.
Palabras llave : AUTOLOGOUS TRANSPLANTATION; CONJUNCTIVA; PTERYGIUM [therapy].