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da Cruz Márcio K - - 2012
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of teeth submitted to odontoplasty during clinical crown lengthening surgery (CCLS), when compared to their contralateral non-operated teeth. Fourteen patients submitted to odontoplasty during CCLS were evaluated according to plaque index, bleeding on probing, probing depth and final restoration ...
Yu Yong - - 2012
To evaluate the clinical effect of improved viscocanalostomy in patients with primary congenital glaucoma. Retrospective analysis of improved viscocanalostomy was performed on 51 eyes of 42 patients with primary congenital glaucoma. The outcome evaluation included postoperative intraocular pressure(IOP), corneal diameter, cup/disc ratio and complications. All patients were followed up at ...
Prokofyeva Elena - - 2012
The study aim was to analyze the electrophysiological signs of inherited retinal dystrophies (IRD). Full-field and multifocal (mf) electroretinography (ERG) was analysed in three groups: 21 normal subjects, 21 randomly selected IRD patients, and 21 patients randomly selected from each of eleven IRD groups. As a result, median, 5-95 and ...
McMinn D J W DJ McMinn Centre, Edgbaston, Birmingham, - - 2012
To examine mortality and revision rates among patients with osteoarthritis undergoing hip arthroplasty and to compare these rates between patients undergoing cemented or uncemented procedures and to compare outcomes between men undergoing stemmed total hip replacements and Birmingham hip resurfacing. Cohort study. National Joint Registry. About 275,000 patient records. Hip ...
Deviprasad D D Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, 576104 - - 2013
To study the clinical presentation and review the options in the management of laryngeal amyloidosis. To study the efficacy of KTP 532 laser in the excision of laryngeal amyloidosis. Study was conducted in our department in a tertiary care hospital between Jan 2001 and Feb 2010. We report five patients ...
Lefkowitz Stanley S SS School of Biological Sciences, Section of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, University of Texas, Austin TX, - - 2012
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is the 3(rd) most common form of muscular dystrophy. Effective treatments for any of the muscular dystrophies have yet to be realized. This report describes such a treatment. A 66 year old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis. She had been diagnosed with FSHD muscular dystrophy a ...
Kwon Yoon H YH *Retina Center, Nune Eye Hospital, Seoul, Korea †Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Dong-A University, Busan, - - 2012
The purpose of this report was to describe a case with a thick submacular hemorrhage (SMH) resulting from polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy that was successfully treated with a subretinal tenecteplase injection. A retrospective case report. A 63-year-old man with acute SMH secondary to polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy underwent a partial posterior vitrectomy, ...
Shah Chirag P CP *Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts †MidAtlantic Retina, The Retina Service of Wills Eye Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, - - 2012
Cutaneous hypopigmentation has been reported after steroid injection. Sub-Tenon triamcinolone injection is often administered to control or prevent ocular inflammation. Observational case report. Lower eyelid cutaneous hypopigmentation developed 6 weeks after sub-Tenon triamcinolone injection administered at the conclusion of scleral buckle and vitrectomy for retinal detachment repair. The hypopigmentation eventually ...
Han Sang Beom - - 2012
A 40-year-old man with a history of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) 13 years earlier had combined cataract extraction and vitreoretinal surgery due to rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and posterior subcapsular cataract. Two weeks postoperatively, he complained of painless visual blurring. Diffuse interface haze was observed, and antiinflammatory treatment including topical ...
Kanaa Mohammad D - - 2012
To assess the efficacy of buccal infiltrations of 4% articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine and 2% lidocaine with 1:80,000 epinephrine in achieving anesthesia in maxillary teeth with irreversible pulpitis. This randomized double-blind clinical trial included 100 patients diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis in maxillary teeth. Patients received 2.0 mL 4% articaine with ...
Nuzzi Raffaele - - 2011
Purpose. This retrospective study reviews a group of patients with retinal breaks or retinal detachment following ocular trauma. Methods. A total of 94 patients were included in the study. They underwent closed globe injuries causing multiple retinal breaks or retinal detachment at time of presentation in the emergency department. Analysis ...
El Matri Leila - - 2012
Purpose. To evaluate functional and anatomic effects of intravitreal bevacizumab in patients with neovascular AMD and initial low visual acuity. Methods. Retrospective case series of 38 eyes with neovascular AMD and initial visual acuity of 20/200 or less, treated with intravitreal bevacizumab injection. Results. Mean followup was 14.1 months ±  7.1 ...
Salvatore Serena - - 2011
In this study, we investigated the visual performance of two aspherical intraocular lenses (IOLs), Tecnis ZCB00 and Acrysof SN60WF, by measuring high-order aberration, visual evoked potentials (VEP), retinal sensitivity, and fixation stability by MP-1 microperimetry and contrast sensitivity values. Twenty-two patients with age-related cataract were randomly allocated to either the ...
Forte Raimondo - - 2012
This study evaluated the rate of change of best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), central retinal sensitivity, and retinal and choroidal thickness in patients with macular edema after intravitreal bevacizumab. This was a prospective, nonrandomized, interventional study. Thirty-four consecutive eyes (34 patients) with macular edema were included in the study. Choroidal ...
Felicita A Sumathi - - 2011
To describe the two-phase treatment of a preadolescent boy with a severe skeletal Class II division 1 malocclusion with vertical maxillary excess and spaced upper incisors. Treatment involved an orthopaedic phase using high-pull headgear and a maxillary intrusion splint followed by non-extraction orthodontic treatment with a pre-adjusted edgewise appliance. The ...
Labriola Leanne T - - 2011
To report improvement in cystoid macular edema from central retinal vein occlusion with one injection of ranibizumab after failure with seven injections of bevacizumab. Case report. A 74-year-old female developed persistent blurred vision for three months. Ocular examination revealed macular edema secondary to nonischemic central retinal vein occlusion. The patient ...
Veritti Daniele - - 2011
Purpose. To investigate the efficacy of 25-gauge infracyanine green-assisted idiopathic macular pucker surgery and to identify prognostic factors. Methods. In this retrospective interventional case series, 83 patients with idiopathic macular pucker who underwent 25-gauge surgery with infracyanine green-assisted internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling were retrospectively reviewed. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) ...
Antoniades Dermot - - 2011
Ice shelves in the Arctic lost more than 90% of their total surface area during the 20th century and are continuing to disintegrate rapidly. The significance of these changes, however, is obscured by the poorly constrained ontogeny of Arctic ice shelves. Here we use the sedimentary record behind the largest ...
Boushell Lee W - - 2012
Statement of the Problem:  The long-term patient satisfaction and safety of nightguard vital bleaching (NGVB) requires further evaluation. Purpose of the Study:  The purpose of this study was to evaluate patients' satisfaction and identify side effects of NGVB up to 17 years post-treatment. Materials and Methods:  Thirty-one participants who had ...
Schmid-Kubista Katharina E - - 2011
To examine if the sequential treatment of Avastin and Macugen is safe and more efficient than the mono-therapies in a prospective randomized masked pilot study. Subjects with exudative age-related macular degeneration were randomized to receive three intravitreal injections of either 1 mg of Avastin, 0.3 mg Macugen, or first 1 mg Avastin followed ...
Godhi Brinda - - 2011
Preservation of pulp vitality is of utmost importance to the normal physiological functioning of tooth in situ and physiological process of exfoliation in a tooth affected by disease or trauma. Pulpotomy serves such a purpose using various medicaments applied directly on vital pulp. The aim of this study was to ...
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 S Department of Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center, Durham, North Carolina, - - 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 ...
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