Alistair Laidlaw

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Parathyroid hormone (PTH) is used as a marker of vitamin D (VD) status. However, PTH depends on many other factors. The 24,25-dihydroxy VD (24,25VD) concentration may be a sensitive marker because its production is reduced in VD deficiency. The relationship between VD metabolites, their ratio and PTH was investigated in adolescents from the UK and The(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the extent of visual field loss in patients who had required a pars plana vitrectomy secondary to complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy. METHODS Patients that had undergone a vitrectomy on at least one eye for treatment of either vitreous haemorrhage or tractional retinal detachment were selected for study. ETDRS(More)
We present a previously unreported series of five cases of acute angle closure glaucoma associated with watching the Australia soap opera "Neighbours". Two cases were bilateral and associated with watching two episodes of "Neighbours" on the same day. The pathogenesis, and possible role of watching soap operas in the causation of primary angle closure(More)
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