Surgical and Refractive Outcomes of Combined Glaucoma Surgery

Conditions:   Glaucoma;   Ocular Hypertension;   Filtering Surgery Interventions:   Procedure: phacotrabeculectomy;   Procedure: ExPress antiglaucoma surgery combined with phacoemulsification Sponsor:   Medical University of Bialystok Completed
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This article summarizes the milestones in the development of bimatoprost implant leading to this first approval for use in the reduction of IOP in patients with OAG or OHT.
Source: Drugs and Aging - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
A 90-year-old female with a past medical history of trigeminal neuralgia and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) presented with a four-day history of a left-sided headache, nausea, and vomiting. Regarding her left eye, she reported intermittent flashes of light over the past month and complete vision loss for four days. She denied a history of diabetes, hypertension, anticoagulant use, or ocular trauma. Her ocular history included the use of reading glasses and bilateral cataract surgery forty-five years ago.
Source: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Kudsieh B, Casado López de la Franca E, Díez Gómez MA, Ruiz Moreno JM Abstract CASE REPORT: A 31-year-old male was referred for evaluation after being diagnosed with Cushing syndrome secondary to a pituitary microadenoma. He presented with a reduced visual acuity and high intraocular pressure (IOP) of 48mmHg in both eyes. The examination with biomicroscopy showed normal anterior segment, increased cup to disc ratio, and open angle. There was a moderate-advanced involvement in the visual field. The patient was diagnosed with glaucoma secondary to endogenous corticosteroids, and medical ...
Source: Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS:In terms of Success, Failure and Survival rates, tissue level implants placed in Healthy and in Medically compromised individuals showed no short-term (1 year) differences.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - Category: Dentistry Source Type: news
Abstract SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 and the 'Renin-Angiotensin' System The ubiquitous 'Renin-Angiotensin' system (RAS), also referred to as 'Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone' system, plays a crucial physiological role in humans as being a key regulator of renal, cardiovascular and innate immune functions [1, 2]. It appears to work in tandem with vitamin D, a secosteroid pro-hormone which reportedly acts as a negative regulatory factor of the RAS [3-6]. A dysfunction (e.g. over-reactivity) of RAS, together with hypovitaminosis D, is likely associated with some of the various renal, cardiac, vascular and immune outcomes tha...
Source: Infectious Disorders Drug Targets - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Infect Disord Drug Targets Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: In terms of Success, Failure and Survival rates, tissue level implants placed in Healthy and in Medically compromised individuals showed no short-term (1 year) differences. PMID: 32407061 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Stomatologica - Category: Dentistry Tags: Minerva Stomatol Source Type: research
Abstract Improving cellular access to energy substrates is one strategy to overcome observed declines in energy production and utilization in the aged and pathologic central nervous system. Monocarboxylate transporters (MCTs), the movers of lactate, pyruvate, and ketone bodies into or out of a cell, are significantly decreased in the DBA/2 J mouse model of glaucoma. In order to confirm MCT decreases are disease-associated, we decreased MCT2 in the retinas of MCT2fl/+ mice using an injection of AAV2-cre, observing significant decline in ATP production and visual evoked potential. Restoring MCT2 levels in retinal ...
Source: Neurobiology of Disease - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neurobiol Dis Source Type: research
bei Xu Yonghua Hu To explore the multimorbidity prevalence and patterns among middle-aged and older adults from China. Data on thirteen chronic diseases were collected from 2,097,150 participants aged over 45 years between January 1st 2011 and December 31st 2015 from Beijing Medical Claim Data for Employees. Association rule mining and hierarchical cluster analysis were applied to assess multimorbidity patterns. Multimorbidity prevalence was 51.6% and 81.3% in the middle-aged and older groups, respectively. The most prevalent disease pair was that of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis (OARA) with hypertension (H...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conclusions: Successful KLAL carries a high risk of subsequent PK failure. Visual function remains the second aim of treatment; the primary one is to stabilize the surface. PMID: 32351724 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
Conclusions: One of every 535 young adults screened had both IOP>21 mm Hg and angle closure, OHT, secondary raised IOP or glaucoma. Given their young age and the potential to treat and delay progression, the benefits seem to outweigh the low cost of this screening.
Source: Journal of Glaucoma - Category: Opthalmology Tags: Original Studies Source Type: research
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