Andrea R Kerr

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OBJECTIVE To map new genetic loci for adult-onset primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) by using families previously unlinked to GLC1A-GLC1F. METHODS Initial genome scan and subsequent saturation mapping confirmed linkage to a locus on chromosome 2p15-p16. Forty-nine DNA samples from a single family with POAG with 113 individuals were used in this study. The(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the actual versus the expected thickness of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) flaps and to determine the factors that affect flap thickness. SETTING Centre For Sight, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, United Kingdom. METHODS A retrospective analysis of LASIK procedures in 757 consecutive eyes was done. The surgery was(More)
Insertion of hemodialysis catheters for temporary use is now preferentially performed by percutaneous infraclavicular subclavian vein catheterization. This method involves passage of a stiff dilator and a peel-away sheath over a guide wire, and is usually carried out without fluoroscopy. For the most part this has proved to be a valuable and safe approach.(More)
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