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Additional references related to this topic can also be found in the Current World Literature section in this issue (p. 226).
Radtke ND, Aramant RB, Petry HM, et al. Vision improvement in retinal degeneration patients by implantation of retina together with retinal pigment epithelium. Am J Ophthalmol 2008; 146:172-182.
This study demonstrates the safety and clinical benefit of retina RPE grafts in human subjects with retinal degeneration. Visual improvement was observed in seven of ten patients (three retinitis pigmentosa and four AMD).
Radtke ND, Aramant RB, Seiler MJ, et al. Vision change after sheet transplant of fetal retina with retinal pigment epithelium to a patient with retinitis pigmentosa. Arch Ophthalmol 2004; 122:1159-1165.
We were honored that our work received such recognition from these esteemed professors.