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Saleh C M G CM Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The - - 2014
For over 50 years, barium studies have been used to diagnose gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), but the value of this test is controversial. Our study aimed to determine if barium esophagograms can be used to diagnose GERD. Barium esophagograms and pH-impedance measurement were performed in 20 subjects with reflux symptoms. pH-impedance ...
Velázquez-Pérez L L Laboratory of Genomic Medicine, Department of Genetics, National Rehabilitation Institute (INR), Mexico City, - - 2014
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia associated with macular degeneration. We recently described one of the largest series of patients with SCA7 that originated from a founder effect in a Mexican population, which allowed us to perform herein the first comprehensive ...
Bajc Marika M Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Department of Imaging and Physiology, Skåne University Hospital and Lund University, 22185, Lund, Sweden, - - 2014
The severity of chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is defined by the degree of flow limitation measured as forced expiratory volume in 1 s, which mainly reflects impairment of large and intermediate airways. However, COPD is primarily a small airways disease. Therefore, better diagnostic tools are needed. Ventilation-Perfusion (V/P) SPECT is ...
Perić Aleksandar A Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia - - 2014
Eosinophil recruitment to the nasal mucosa involves a number of chemokines. The aim of this study was to evaluate nasal secretion levels of macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha (MIP-1α) and MIP-1β and to correlate these levels with clinical characteristics and degree of eosinophilia in nonallergic and allergic patients with nasal polyposis ...
Qiao Jun - - 2014
Scoliogauge, has been developed for the measurement of ATR on iPhone smartphones. This study was to evaluate the reliability for the smartphone-aided ATR measurement method and to compare its reliability with that of the manual method. Sixty-four AIS patients with single thoracic or lumbar curve participated in this study. Of ...
Chen Fenghong F Allergy and Cancer Center, Otorhinolaryngology Hospital, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, - - 2014
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is tightly linked to airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and asthma. However, the practical surrogate parameters for evaluating AHR in patients with CRS remain unclear. To evaluate the diagnostic values of sinus computed tomography for AHR in patients with CRS. We performed a prospective, single-blinded study of 125 consecutive ...
Chen Chiung-Zuei CZ Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College and Hospital, No. 138, Sheng-Li Rd, Tainan, 704, - - 2014
Cluster analysis has been proposed to examine phenotypic heterogeneity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was to use cluster analysis to define COPD phenotypes and validate them by assessing their relationship with mortality. Male subjects with COPD were recruited to identify and validate COPD phenotypes. ...
Del Sole Angelo A From the *Unit of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Services, San Paolo Hospital; †Department of Health Sciences, and ‡Centre for Research and Treatment of Cognitive Dysfunctions, Institute of Clinical Neurology, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences "Luigi Sacco" Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, - - 2014
Although parkinsonism is considered a core feature of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), it is occasionally mild or even absent. I-FP-CIT SPECT has been accepted as a diagnostic support tool in this context, given that low striatal uptake is associated with neuronal loss. The aim of this retrospective study was ...
Lozano F S FS Hospital Universitario de Salamanca and IBSAL, Salamanca, - - 2014
The Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) makes it possible to identify patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). Intermittent claudication (IC) is the first major symptom of PAD, although many patients with an ABI ≤ 0.9 do not exhibit IC, and the range of ABI among those who do have IC is very variable. ...
Nordal Hilde Haugedal - - 2014
The calcium-binding protein S100A12 correlates with measures of disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The protein reflects neutrophil activation and the present objective was to explore in a pilot study the associations between S100A12 and other inflammatory markers, clinical assessments as well as degree of synovitis detected by ...
Oku K K Department of Rheumatology, Endocrinology and Nephrology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan - - 2014
Recently our group introduced the "antiphospholipid score" (aPL-S), a quantitative marker that represents aPL profile. We have validated its efficacy for the diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) and predictive value for thrombosis. The study comprised two independent sets of patients with autoimmune diseases. In the first set of patients (n = 233), ...
Donária Leila L Laboratório de Pesquisa em Fisioterapia Pulmonar (LFIP), Departamento de Fisioterapia, Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL), Avenida Robert Koch, 60 - Vila Operária, 86038-350, Londrina, PR, - - 2014
The aims of this study were to investigate the relationship between sniff nasal inspiratory pressure (SNIP) and severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as defined by the BODE index, and to investigate the capacity of different SNIP cutoffs to predict a BODE index score ≥5 (i.e., worse disease severity). ...
Kim Sun Hee SH Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chonbuk National University Hospital, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, - - 2014
The Survey of Autonomic Symptom (SAS) scale was reported as an easy instrument to assess the autonomic symptoms in patients with early diabetic neuropathy. In this study, we investigated the relationship between the SAS scale and the parameters of cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) in Korean patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy ...
Coburn Brian W BW University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, - - 2014
Objective: To evaluate the performance of self-report against the reference standard of clinically-defined periodontitis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) patients after accounting for factors associated with periodontitis. Methods: Six self-report periodontitis questions were evaluated in RA and OA patients. Questions were validated against a reference standard of severe ...
Fedchuk L L Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, - - 2014
Several steatosis biomarkers are available with limited independent validation. To determine diagnostic value and limitations of several steatosis biomarkers using liver biopsy as reference standard in a large cohort of patients with suspected NAFLD. Three hundred and twenty-four consecutive liver biopsies were included. Histological steatosis was categorised as none (<5%), ...
Mat Baki M M University College London, Ear Institute, London, United Kingdom; University College London Hospital NHS Trust, Royal National Throat Nose Ear Hospital, London, United Kingdom; Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
To evaluate the agreement between OperaVOX and MDVP. Cross sectional reliability study. University Teaching Hospital. Fifty healthy volunteers and 50 voice disorder patients had supervised recordings in a quiet room using OperaVOX by the iPod's internal microphone with sampling rate of 45kHz. A five seconds recording of vowel /a/ was ...
Oudman Erik E a Department of Experimental Psychology , Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University , The - - 2014
The Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) are brief screening instruments for cognitive disorders. Although these instruments have frequently been used in the detection of dementia, there is currently little knowledge on the validity to detect Korsakoff's syndrome (KS) with both screening instruments. KS is a ...
Dejaco Christian C Department of Rheumatology, Medical University Graz, Graz, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the value of real-time sonoelastography (RTS) of salivary glands for the diagnosis and assessment of glandular damage in primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). After institutional review board approval, 45 pSS patients, 24 sicca patients and 11 healthy controls were investigated prospectively. Questionnaires were ...
Nakagawa Misa M Department of Molecular and Internal Medicine, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, - - 2014
Airway resistance and reactance measured by forced oscillometry have been used to measure the severity of airway obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The aims of this study were to assess the effects of tachypnoea on airway resistance and reactance and to correlate these with the severity of ...
Larsson Ing-Marie IM Department of Surgical Sciences-Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care, Uppsala University, SE- 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden. Electronic address: - - 2014
To investigate serum levels of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) for evaluation of neurological outcome in cardiac arrest (CA) patients and compare GFAP sensitivity and specificity to that of more studied biomarkers neuron-specific enolas (NSE) and S100B. A prospective observational study was performed in three hospitals in Sweden during 2008-2012. ...
Corkal James C JC Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, - - 2014
Our objective was to examine the differences in cardiac autonomic function in Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) versus inappropriate sinus tachycardia (IST). Subjects (IST, n=8; POTS, n=12) were studied using standard measurements of the autonomic reflex screen, baroreflex function and spectral analysis. Data was compared to age/gender-matched controls (n=20). The components ...
Raji Parvin P Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
The Semmes-Weinstein Monofilament Test (SWMT) is a clinical widely used test to quantify the sensibility in patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). No study has investigated the relationship between the SWMT and sensory nerve conduction studies (SNCS) in patients with CTS. To assess the relationship between the SWMT and SNCS ...
Stefanescu Horia H Hepatology Unit, Regional Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cluj Napoca, - - 2014
Liver stiffness (LS), spleen stiffness (SS) and serum markers have been proposed to noninvasively assess portal hypertension or esophageal varices (EV) in cirrhotic patients. We aimed to evaluate the performance of a stepwise algorithm that combines Lok-score with LS and SS for diagnosing high-risk EV (HREV) and to compare it ...
Wang Xiang X Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, - - 2014
Intracranial pressure (ICP) is frequently elevated following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH). In this prospective study, the factors associated with increased ICP and the relationship between ICP and the aSAH grade were evaluated. Consecutive patients with prospective aSAH were enrolled within 24h after disease onset. Clinical scoring, including the Hunt and ...
Hsieh Sharpley S Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, N.S.W., - - 2014
Background/Aims: We developed and validated the Mini-Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination (M-ACE) in dementia patients. Comparisons were also made with the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE). Method: The M-ACE was developed using Mokken scaling analysis in 117 dementia patients [behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), n = 25; primary progressive aphasia (PPA), n ...
Page Stephen J SJ S.J. Page, PhD, MS, MOT, OTR/L, FAHA, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ohio State University, 453 W Tenth Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 - - 2014
There remains a need for a quickly administered, stroke-specific, bedside measure of active wrist and finger movement for the expanding stroke population. The wrist stability and hand mobility scales of the upper extremity FM (w/h UE FM) constitute a valid, reliable measure of paretic UE impairment in patients with active ...
Toosy Ahmed T AT From the Departments of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation (A.T.T., N.K., A.J.T., O.C.) and Neuroinflammation (D.A., C.A.M.W.-K.), NMR Research Unit, Queen Square MS Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London; Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (N.K.) and NIHR UCL-UCLH Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) (A.J.T., O.C.), University College London, Queen Square; and Medical Statistics Department (D.A.), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. - - 2014
To apply a novel postprocessing voxel-based analysis for diffusion tensor imaging of the cervical spinal cord in multiple sclerosis (MS) in a prospective cross-sectional study. Fourteen patients with MS who were within 4 weeks of the onset of cervical myelitis (lesion C1-3) and 11 healthy controls underwent cervical spinal cord ...
Gong Su-Gang SG Department of Respiratory Medicine, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200433, P.R. - - 2014
An impulse oscillometry system (IOS) assesses pulmonary resistance and reactance. The present study investigated which IOS measurement is correlated with airflow obstruction, airway conductance and lung volume in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A total of 180 patients with COPD were selected and 95 agreed to follow‑up 1 year after the initial ...
Engelhardt Michael M Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Military Hospital Ulm, - - 2014
Aim of the study was to validate a newly developed disease-specific quality of life questionnaire (Wuerzburg Wound Score, WWS) in patients with chronic arterial or venous leg ulcers. In this prospective study 115 patients with vascular disease associated leg ulcer (54 arterial ulcer, 61 venous ulcer) were studied (mean age ...
Torre-Alonso Juan Carlos JC From the Facultad de Medicina; Hospital Monte Naranco, Oviedo; Hospital Parc Tauli, Sabadell; Complejo Hospitalario Toledo, Toledo; Hospital Virgen de la Concha, Zamora; Hospital Can Mises, Ibiza; Hospital Universitario de la Princesa; Hospital Alcorcon, Madrid; University Hospital "Reina Sofía"/IMIBIC, Cordoba; Centro Salud Riosa, Astorias, Spain. Supported in part by a grant from Pfizer for the Investigator Initiated Research project "Development and validation of a new instrument to assess health related quality of life in psoriasis arthritis: the Vitacora-19 questionnaire." J.C. Torre-Alonso, MD, PhD, Facultad de Medicina, Hospital Monte Naranco; J. Gratacós, MD, PhD; M. Moreno, MD, Hospital Parc Tauli; J.S. Rey-Rey, MD, Complejo Hospitalario Toledo; J.P. Valdazo de Diego, MD, Hospital Virgen de la Concha; A. Urriticoechea-Arana, MD, Hospital Can Mises; E. Daudén, MD, PhD, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa; P. Zarco-Montejo, MD, PhD, Hospital Alcorcon; E. Collantes-Estévez, MD, PhD, University Hospital "Reina Sofía"/ IMIBIC, Cordoba; J.A. Fernández-López, MD, PhD, Centro Salud Riosa. Address correspondence to Prof. J.C. Torre-Alonso, Universidad Oviedo, Medicina, Hospital Monte Naranco, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain. E-mail: jctorre@telecable.es. Accepted for publication June 13, - - 2014
To develop/validate an instrument to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), for use in clinical studies. An item pool of 35 items was generated following standardized procedures. Item reduction was performed using clinimetric and psychometric approaches after administration to 66 patients with PsA. The ...
Wu S-F SF Department of Neurology, Affiliated Jiangyin Hospital Medical College of Southeast University, Jiangyin Jiangsu Province, China. - - 2014
The overall goal of this study was to evaluate the usability of the susceptibility weighted imaging (SWI) in (1) assessment of iron deposition to enhance our ability to detect PD in the early phase and (2) in estimation of the degree of PD. SWI scans were carried out in 54 ...
Yokogawa Naoto N Department of Rheumatic Diseases, Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Medical Center , Fuchu, Tokyo , - - 2014
Objectives. To validate Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data 3 (RAPID3) using a Japanese version of Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire (MDHAQ) with Japanese rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and to describe the characteristics of RAPID3 by comparison with Disease Activity Score 28 (DAS28) and Clinical Disease Activity Index (CDAI). Methods. The ...
Trovato Chiara Maria CM *Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome †Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Radiology, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 - - 2014
Metabolic bone disease remains a significant and common complication of celiac disease (CD). Several studies have demonstrated low bone mineral density (BMD) at the time of CD diagnosis in both children and adults. Low BMD in children and adolescents is defined as an areal BMD (aBMD) less than 2 SD ...
Schoepfer Alain M AM Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois / CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland. Electronic address: - - 2014
& Aims: Standardized instruments are needed to assess the activity of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), to provide endpoints for clinical trials and observational studies. We aimed to develop and validate a patient-reported outcome (PRO) instrument and score, based on items that could account for variations in patients' assessments of disease severity. ...
Thamboo Andrew A Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, - - 2014
Sinonasal disease and, specifically, nasal polyps, occur frequently in children with cystic fibrosis (CF). As survival rates have improved, it has become imperative that otolaryngologists become involved in the care of patients with CF to provide appropriate medical and surgical interventions for sinonasal disease. Despite significant variability in the subjective ...
Torfs Tom T Imec, Kapeldreef 75, Heverlee, Leuven, - - 2014
Detection of intermittent atrial fibrillation (AF) is done using a 24-h Holter. Holter recordings are powerful but lack the comfort and have limited recording times resulting in under diagnosing of intermittent AF. Within this work we evaluated and compared a novel miniaturized three-channel ECG monitoring patch versus a 24-h Holter ...
Loizou Christos P CP Department of Computer Science, Intercollege, P.O. Box 51604, CY-3507 Limassol, Cyprus; Cyprus University of Technology, Department of Electrical, Computer Engineering and Informatics, Limassol, Cyprus. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objective of this study was to investigate differences in intima-media thickness (IMT) and diameter (D) measurements of the common carotid artery (CCA) in ultrasound imaging in normal subjects and renal failure disease (RFD) patients. Manual measurements by two experts and automated segmentation measurements (based on snakes and active contour ...
Boskovic Aleksandra A Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mother and Child Health Care Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Electronic address: - - 2014
Current predictive severity scores for pediatric acute pancreatitis are either extrapolated from adult studies or difficult to use in practice. The aim of this study was to assess the value of the plasma D-dimer level as a marker of severity and outcome in pediatric AP. 36 patients (aged 1-17 yrs) with ...
Kleber M E - - 2014
Algorithms to predict the future long-term risk of patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) are rare. The VIenna and Ludwigshafen CAD (VILCAD) risk score was one of the first scores specifically tailored for this clinically important patient population. The aim of this study was to refine risk prediction in ...
Cai Xiaoling X Endocrinology and Metabolism Department, Peking University People's Hospital, Beijing, - - 2014
This work aimed to compare the efficacy of dipeptidyl peptidase-IV (DPP-4) inhibitors and their impact on β-cell function in Asian and Caucasian patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Databases were systematically searched and qualifying studies that compared DPP-4 inhibitors with other antidiabetic medications in type 2 diabetes were included. A ...
Bidikar Mukta Pritam MP Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital , Mumbai, India - - 2014
Dysautonomia and non-motor symptoms (NMS) in Parkinson's disease (PD) are frequent, disabling and reduce quality of life of patient. There is a paucity of studies on autonomic dysfunction in PD in Indian population. The study aimed to evaluate autonomic dysfunction in PD patients and co-relate the findings with severity of ...
Choy Bonita B *Department of Dermatology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia; †Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; and ‡Department of Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic Oncology, Pathology West, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead, Sydney, - - 2014
: Panniculitis is a rare complication of BRAF inhibitor therapy that is used to treat patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic melanoma. We present a clinicopathologic review of 9 patients who developed panniculitis while on BRAF inhibitor therapy. In 13% of patients on vemurafenib, 3% of patients on dabrafenib and 10% on ...
Urner-Bloch U U Private ophthalmic practice in cooperation with the Skin Cancer Unit, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, - - 2014
Melanoma is one of the most aggressive skin cancers. Recently, selective MEK inhibitors have shown efficacy in patients with advanced BRAF- and NRAS-mutant melanoma. Soon after the initiation of clinical oncology trials with MEK inhibitors, it was observed that some participants developed an eye condition resembling central serous chorioretinopathy. The ...
González-Baeza Alicia A HIV Unit, Internal Medicine Service, Hospital Universitario La Paz, IdiPAZ, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046, Madrid, Spain, - - 2014
It is unknown if, compared to a triple drug antiretroviral therapy, boosted protease inhibitor monotherapy leads to worse results in specific neuropsychological processes. In our study, we included patients virologically suppressed (≥1 year), on antiretroviral therapy, without concomitant major neurocognitive confounders, receiving boosted lopinavir or darunavir as monotherapy (n = 96) or as ...
Frazzoni Marzio M Digestive Pathophysiology Unit, Baggiovara Hospital, Modena, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The pathophysiological mechanisms underlying proton pump inhibitor-refractory reflux oesophagitis has been scarcely studied. To assess impedance-pH parameters relevant to the pathogenesis of refractory reflux oesophagitis. Cases referred for heartburn/regurgitation refractory to high-dosage proton pump inhibitors between January 2008 and December 2012 were reviewed and subdivided into refractory oesophagitis (29 patients, ...
Manfrini Olivia O Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, - - 2014
We sought to determine the effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition and β-blocker treatment as a function of the degree of coronary artery disease (CAD) obstruction at angiography. The Evaluation of Methods and Management of Acute Coronary Events registry enrolled patients who had been hospitalized for an acute coronary syndrome. ...
Ebrahimzadeh Mohammad H MH Mohammad H Ebrahimzadeh MD, Hadi Makhmalbaf MD, Ali Birjandinejad MD, Farideh Golhasani keshtan MS, Hosein Asghar Hoseini MD, Seyed Mahdi Mazloumi MD, Orthopedic Research Center, Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences , Ahmad-abad St,Mashhad, 91799-9199 - - 2014
Osteoarthritis of the knee is the most common chronic joint disease that involves middle aged and elderly persons. There are different clinical instruments to quantify the health status of patients with knee osteoarthritis and one example is the WOMAC score that has been translated and adapted into different languages. The ...
de Oliveira Fabricio Ferreira FF Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil Departments of Morphology and Genetics, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, SP, - - 2014
Controversy over benefits of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) for treatment of dementia due to Alzheimer's disease (AD) led to this alternative investigational approach by the employment of pharmacogenetic methods, correlating the cognitive change of patients with late-onset AD with the presence of common ACE gene promoter polymorphisms, and stratifying the ...
Mroczko Barbara B Department of Neurodegeneration Diagnostics, Medical University of Białystok, Białystok, Poland Department of Biochemical Diagnostics, University Hospital in Białystok, Białystok, - - 2014
A growing body of evidence shows the involvement of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their tissue inhibitors (TIMPs) in neurodegeneration processes, but reports of their concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are inconsistent. Therefore, the aim of our study was to evaluate the CSF concentrations of MMP-2, MMP-3, MMP-9, and their ...
Chen John J JJ Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, - - 2014
To evaluate whether carbonic anhydrase inhibitors reduce the macular thickness and/or cystic spaces in patients with macular telangiectasia (MacTel) Type 2. Retrospective review of patients with nonproliferative cystoid changes associated with MacTel seen at the University of Iowa between 2009 and 2012. Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors were used in 8 patients ...
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