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Tatlipinar Sinan - - 2012
  The aim was to investigate the short-term effects of a single intravitreal bevacizumab injection on the retinal vessel calibre in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration and in patients with diabetic macular oedema.   Twelve patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration and eight patients with diabetic macular oedema were ...
Weickert U - - 2011
Although a wide range of biliary plastic and metal stents is on offer nowadays, the ideal cost-effective stent that functions permanently and that is easy to handle regarding its exchange is still not available. Therefore we tested in an in vitro model if the coating of plastic stents with hydrophobin ...
Aleman Monica - - 2011
Objective-To describe epidemiological, clinical, and pathological features of neuroaxonal dystrophy in Quarter Horses (QHs) on a single farm. Design-Prospective case series. Animals-148 horses. Procedures-Neurologic, pathological, and toxicological evaluations were completed in selected neurologically affected horses over a 2-year period. Descriptive statistical analysis was performed. Results-87 QHs and 1 QH-crossbred horse ...
Zeeburg Elsbeth J T Van - - 2011
PURPOSE: To report and analyze long-term best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) outcomes following a free autologous retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)-choroid graft translocation in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. METHODS: setting: Institutional.study population: One hundred and thirty consecutive patients (133 eyes) with AMD underwent RPE-choroid graft ...
Ritter M - - 2011
To evaluate the functional and morphological outcomes of postoperative systemic steroid therapy after successful macular surgery in eyes with macular edema due to idiopathic macular epiretinal membranes (ERMs). Prospective, randomized, investigator-masked, controlled clinical study. Twenty-eight patients scheduled for 23-gauge vitrectomy combined with ERM and inner limiting membrane (ILM) peeling for ...
Arora R - - 2011
Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the retinal changes associated with altitude illness in young soldiers. Methods: A total of 50 young soldiers with altitude illness, who were referred to a tertiary care hospital between October 2003 and January 2006, were included in the study. Results: All the soldiers were ...
Golan Shani - - 2011
To present the long-term effect of intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin(®)) therapy in a patient suffering from retinal arterial macroaneurysm. Case report of a 72-year-old female diagnosed with retinal macroaneurysm in the superior temporal artery leading to macular edema. Functional and morphological data at baseline, 4 weeks, 2 months, and 13 months ...
Meyer Linda M - - 2011
To report the effective treatment of cystoid macular edema (CME) following complicated cataract surgery (resulting in Irvine-Gass syndrome) with a dexamethasone 0.7-mg (Ozurdex(®)) intravitreal implant. An interventional case report with optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans. An 83-year-old Caucasian woman was suffering from CME following complicated cataract surgery on her left ...
Ecsedy Mónika - - 2011
PURPOSE:To compare the effect of conventional and femtosecond laser-assisted (Alcon LenSx Inc) phacoemulsification on the macula using optical coherence tomography (OCT). METHODS:Twenty eyes of 20 patients underwent uneventful cataract surgery in both study groups: femtosecond laser-assisted (laser group) and conventional phacoemulsification (control group). Macular thickness and volume were evaluated by ...
Winterhalter Sibylle - - 2012
In the follow-up of retinal vein occlusions, a patient's subjective change in vision frequently cannot be confirmed by objective measurements. Furthermore, contradictory results of OCT and distance visual acuity give the impression that current routine diagnostic tests might not be satisfying for patients with retinal vein occlusions. This prospective case ...
Wong Roger - - 2012
To understand the natural history of macular folds using serial spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Prospective case series. Serial OCTs were performed using Topcon 3D OCT. The main outcome measures were: patient demographics; preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative details; serial SD-OCTs; and length of follow-up. Ten patients who underwent standard 3-port ...
Cheung Crystal S Y - - 2011
To quantify the severity of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) through temporal retinal vessel diameter and tortuosity by the use semiautomated analysis and to evaluate the effects of laser treatment on retinal vessel measurements. A total of 176 RetCam digital fundus images from 63 infants diagnosed with ROP between January 2005 ...
Li Xingxing - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of particle size distribution of opacifier tin dioxides (SnO(2)) on the colour of dental opaque porcelain for pure titanium by spectrophotometer. METHODS: Sixteen groups of opaque porcelain powders were prepared by combining four grain size SnO(2) with four pigments (no pigment, yellow, coral pink and ...
Rimpiläinen R - - 2011
Objectives: Minimized cardiopulmonary bypass (MCPB) circuits have been shown to reduce cerebral and retinal microembolisation during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery compared to conventional CPB (CCPB) circuits. Our aim was to evaluate whether the reduction of microembolisation is sustained in aortic valve surgery, as well as to evaluate the ...
Mariani Alessandro - - 2011
PURPOSE: The aim of this work is to investigate the characteristics of eyes failing to maintain visual acuity (VA) receiving variable dosing ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) after three initial loading doses. METHODS: A consecutive series of patients with nAMD, who, after three loading doses of intravitreal ranibizumab ...
Cheema Rizwan A - - 2011
To report long-term outcomes of the use of intravitreal bevacizumab in subjects with idiopathic choroidal neovascularization (ICNV). Six consecutive subjects with ICNV were included in this prospective study. All subjects received 1.25 mg intravitreal bevacizumab at diagnosis. A decrease in best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), presence of increased retinal edema ...
Shah Nikunj J - - 2011
The purpose of the study was to report a case of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to ocular toxoplasmosis in an 18-year-old female patient. She was treated with a single intravitreal injection of ranibizumab. The CNV resolved as confirmed by fluorescein angiography and optical coherence tomography (OCT). The visual acuity improved ...
Finger Robert P - - 2011
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of monthly intravitreal ranibizumab for the treatment of choroidal neovascularizations (CNV) secondary to angioid streaks (AS) in pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE). DESIGN: Twelve-month prospective, open-label, uncontrolled, nonrandomized interventional clinical trial. METHODS: In 7 patients, 1 eye with an active CNV was injected with 0.5 ...
Day Shelley - - 2011
To determine longitudinal rates of ocular complications after anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a nationally representative longitudinal sample. Retrospective, longitudinal case-control study. Using the Medicare 5% claims database, diagnoses of neovascular AMD and anti-VEGF injections of ranibizumab, bevacizumab, or pegaptanib were identified ...
Saleh Maher - - 2011
PURPOSE:: To report immediate and long-term outcomes of acute traumatic maculopathy. METHODS:: Retrospective case series. Acute traumatic maculopathy was defined as a macular opacification after blunt trauma. Patients were examined at presentation, 1 week, and 6 months. Retinography and time-domain and spectral-domain optical coherence tomographies were performed in all patients. ...
Ferreira Lydia Massako - - 2011
To investigate the relevance of the term superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS) and demonstrate that this term is important enough to be added to the MeSH database and listed in International Anatomical Nomenclature. Terms related to SMAS were selected from original articles retrieved from the ISI Web of Science and MEDLINE ...
Krishnadev Nupura - - 2011
Diabetic macular edema (DME) is a leading cause of blindness in the developed world. Sirolimus has been shown to inhibit the production, signaling, and activity of many growth factors relevant to the development of diabetic retinopathy. This phase I/II study assesses the safety of multiple subconjunctival sirolimus injections for the ...
Meyer Linda M - - 2011
To report the fast resolution of recurrent pronounced macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) within 72 h following intravitreal injection of dexamethasone 0.7 mg (Ozurdex®). An interventional case report with optical coherence tomography scans and fluorescein angiographic pictures. A 69-year-old Caucasian man underwent intravitreal injection of dexamethasone ...
Mandal Subrata - - 2011
Circumscribed choroidal hemangiomas are rare ophthalmic entities that cause diminution in vision due to accumulation of subretinal and/or intraretinal fluid in the macular area. Various treatment options ranging from conventional laser to photodynamic therapy have been employed to destroy the tumor and reduce the exudation; however, either the inability to ...
Zhu Xiaoli - - 2011
PURPOSE: To evaluate the retrievability and safety of the G2 filter. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study of all G2 filter retrievals at a single institution was conducted. Hospital records and imaging studies were reviewed for complications, and factors affecting retrieval were analyzed. RESULTS: From 2005 to 2009, a total ...
García Diana Pérez - - 2011
: To report the utility of tacrolimus 0.03% dermatologic ointment (Protopic) in a case of refractory atopic keratoconjunctivitis with giant papillae. A review of the medical literature is presented. : A 32-year-old man with a long-standing history of severe atopic disease was referred to our department because of bilateral intense ...
Balderrábano-Saucedo Norma - - 2011
Pentalogy of Cantrell is a rare disease. Approximately 185 cases have been reported around the world. The authors performed a retrospective study that reviewed the clinical files and pathological samples of 22 cases of pentalogy of Cantrell treated at the Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez. Thirteen patients had ectopia ...
Nishio Shoji - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Adjustment of leg length discrepancy is an important factor influencing the outcome of total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, leg length discrepancy after THA has been reported to be associated with inferior clinical outcome in previous studies. A new version of the imageless navigation software "OrthoPilot THAplus" has been developed ...
Chauhan P S - - 2011
There is a dearth of studies comparing the efficacy of psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) and narrowband (NB)-UVB in psoriasis in South Asian patients. Patients having plaque psoriasis with > 20% body surface area involvement were randomly assigned to one of two groups (group A: NB-UVB, group B: PUVA). The response to ...
Babayeva L - - 2011
No single effective topical treatment is available for treating all pathogenic factors causing acne vulgaris (AV). Salicylic acid (SA), tretinoin (all-TRA) and clindamycin phosphate (CDP) are known to to be effective agents depending on their comedolytic and anti-inflammatory properties. To compare the efficacy and tolerability of SA and CDP combination ...
Komericki Peter - - 2011
: Anogenital warts are a common sexually transmitted disease caused by human papillomaviruses. Despite the fact, that imiquimod and podophyllotoxin represent common topical agents, direct comparative studies lack. This work compares the effectiveness and safety of self-applied imiquimod 5% cream and podophyllotoxin 0.5% solution. : Within 2 years, consecutive patients ...
Yu Jaesung J Departments of Pediatrics, Sunlin Hospital, Pohang, - - 2011
This study was performed to compare the clinical features between febrile convulsions and benign convulsions associated with viral gastroenteritis. We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 706 children admitted to the Sunlin Hospital for either febrile convulsions or benign convulsions with viral gastroenteritis, between January 1, 2006, and December 31, ...
de Medeiros M - - 2011
Objectives: To establish the effect of tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO) on two selected pelvic limb kinematic variables in dogs treated for clinical cranial cruciate ligament rupture (CCLR). Methods: Thirteen dogs that had incurred CCLR and were treated by TPLO walked on a treadmill whilst kinematic data on pelvic limb ...
Maslow Andrew - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: In the present study, 3 different methods to measure the mitral valve area (MVA) after mitral valve repair (MVRep) were studied. Data obtained immediately after repair were compared with postoperative data. The objective was to determine the feasibility and correlation between intraoperative and postoperative MVA data. DESIGN: A prospective ...
Behan Miles W - - 2011
Controversy persists regarding the correct strategy for bifurcation lesions. Therefore, we combined the patient-level data from 2 large trials with similar methodology: the NORDIC Bifurcation Study (NORDIC I) and the British Bifurcation Coronary Study (BBC ONE). Both randomized trials compared simple (provisional T-stenting) versus complex techniques, using drug-eluting stents. In ...
Tagami Mizuki - - 2011
To evaluate the retinal toxicity of intravitreal tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) injection for branch and central retinal vein occlusion (BRVO and CRVO) using the electroretinogram (ERG). Ten BRVO patients and 5 CRVO patients were enrolled. A complete examination including full-field ERG, visual acuity, central retinal thickness (CRT), and evaluation of ...
Aileni Kaladhar Reddy - - 2011
Class III malocclusion with retrusive maxilla can be orthopedically corrected in the deciduous or mixed dentition, with reverse pull headgear in combination with or without rapid maxillary expansion. The advantage of expansion in these patients is to correct the posterior cross bite, and disarticulate the maxilla. This is a case ...
Wong David - - 2011
Introduction: We introduce the use of low-molecular-weight silicone oil as an infusion and as a peroperative tool to facilitate three specific surgical steps, namely internal search for retinal breaks, vitreous base shaving and drainage of subretinal fluid. Method and Patients: Ethics committee approval was obtained to test this novel agent ...
Boer J - - 2011
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a distressing chronic inflammatory skin disorder which affects predominantly the groins and axillae. In analogy to acne, oral isotretinoin has been considered in the treatment of HS, although there are strong indications that this drug has only a very limited therapeutic effect. During the past 25 ...
Matsumiya Wataru - - 2011
Purpose. To evaluate the early response to intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) in two different phenotypes of age-related macular degenerations (AMD): typical neovascular AMD (tAMD) and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Methods. Sixty eyes from 60 patients (tAMD 28, PCV 32 eyes) were recruited. Three consecutive IVR treatments (0.5 mg) were performed every month. ...
Moon Chan Hee - - 2011
To investigate the time course of visual field recovery and changes of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) after chiasmal decompression using standard automated perimetry (SAP), optical coherence tomography (OCT), and photopic negative response (PhNR). Nineteen patients undergoing chiasmal decompression surgery were prospectively assessed before and 1 and 3 months after surgery. ...
Liu Lei - - 2011
Abstract  Background: Reimplantation and remodeling procedure are two different techniques for valve-sparing aortic root surgery. A number of comparative series have been published but, to date, there has been no meta-analysis comparing outcomes following the two techniques. Methods: This meta-analysis was performed in accordance with the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic ...
He Lingmin - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to characterize central macular thickness and retinal volume following intravitreal injections using time domain and spectral domain optical coherence tomography (TD-OCT and SD-OCT, respectively). Nine patients with macular edema secondary to diabetes or retinal vein occlusion treated with intravitreal triamcinolone 4.0 mg and/or bevacizumab ...
Krzemiński Wieslaw - - 2011
The first fossil that was described in Ptychopteridae, Ptychoptera deletaNovák, 1877 from the classical Early Miocene locality Mokřina (Krottensee) in western Bohemia is re-examined. The re-description of the holotype including a new line drawing and remarks summarizing the scarce fossil record of this group is provided.
Channa Roomasa - - 2011
Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is a prevalent retinal vascular disease, second only to diabetic retinopathy. Previously there was no treatment for central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) and patients were simply observed for the development of severe complications, generally resulting in poor visual outcomes. The only treatment for branch vein occlusion ...
Zenoni Stefano - - 2011
The aim of the study was to evaluate the ocular tolerance and efficacy of double filling with perfluoro-n-octane (n-C8F18) (PFO) and polydimethyloxane (PDMS) as a temporary vitreous substitute in patients with retinal detachment complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR). Tamponade was performed in 30 eyes of 30 patients by double filling ...
Arfaj Khalid Al - - 2011
COMPARE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PHOTOTHERAPEUTIC KERATECTOMY (PTK) IN TREATMENT CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES VERSUS SUPERFICIAL CORNEAL SCARS: visual outcomes, recurrence rate and safety profile. PTK was performed in 51 eyes of 51 patients. Data regarding the indications for PTK, ablation depth, symptomatic relief, pre-and postoperative best spectacle-corrected visual acuity (BSCVA), spherical equivalent ...
Speijers M H M - - 2010
Three experiments were conducted to test the effectiveness of different footbath solutions and regimens in the treatment of digital dermatitis (DD) in dairy cows. During the study, groups of cows walked through allocated footbath solutions after milking on 4 consecutive occasions. All cows were scored weekly for DD lesion stage ...
Tunca Mustafa - - 2010
Topical antibiotics are the mainstay of therapy in mild to moderate inflammatory acne. Topical erythromycin is one of the most common prescribed topical antibiotics. Nadifloxacin, another topical antibiotic for acne, was recently introduced into the market in our country. In this study, we compared the efficacies and safety of topical ...
Cakmak A - - 2010
The authors assessed the clinical efficacy, tolerability and safety of acitretin in a patient with ichthyosis. A newborn infant with ichthyosis who presented at birth with collodion baby appearance, was treated with acitretin. A moderate response to acitretin therapy (1 mg/kg/day) administered for 6 months was observed, with improvement in ...
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