A. D. Steele

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Hemorrhage and pleural effusion are prominent pathological features of systemic anthrax infection. We examined the effect of anthrax lethal toxin (LT), a major virulence factor of Bacillus anthracis, on the barrier function of primary human lung microvascular endothelial cells. We also examined the distribution patterns of cytoskeletal actin and vascular(More)
Seventeen grafts of 10 mm in diameter or larger have been performed on 16 eyes of 15 patients. The major indications for surgery were infections or perforations or both. Follow-up has ranged from 8-54 months (mean 26.4). The 4 year survival probability was 0.64. Although the procedure was successful in saving all but one eye and restored useful vision in(More)