Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2022 Mar 7. Epub 2022 Mar 7.
Division for Dry-Eye and Ocular GvHD, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty, University and University Hospital of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937, Cologne, Germany.
Purpose: To evaluate the outcome of phacoemulsification in patients with chronic ocular Graft-versus-host disease (oGVHD) after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT).
Methods: Retrospective, observational multicenter study from 1507 oGVHD patients. From the patient files, data were collected including best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), intraocular pressure (IOP), Schirmer's test I, tear film break-up time (TFBUT), corneal fluorescein staining score, postoperative complications, and pre- and post-operative topical therapy. Read More