Annie Mathai

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  • Inderjeet Kaur, Saritha Katta, +8 authors Subhabrata Chakrabarti
  • 2008
PURPOSE Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the LOC387715 (rs10490924), HTRA1 (rs11200638), and CFH (rs1061170) genes have been implicated in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The present study was undertaken to determine the involvement of the LOC387715 and HTRA1 in an AMD cohort from India. METHODS The coding region of LOC387715 (exon 1) and(More)
PURPOSE To screen polymorphisms in complement factor-H (CFH), toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), and APOE genes as potential risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Indian patients. METHODS One hundred patients with AMD and 120 normal control subjects were screened for the polymorphisms by restriction digestion and resequencing. Five(More)
PURPOSE Genes involved in the complement cascade such as complement factor B (CFB) and complement component C2 have been implicated in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) worldwide. In continuation of the analysis of CFH and LOC387715/HTRA1, this study was conducted to gain understanding of the role of CFB and C2 in an Indian AMD cohort. METHODS Single(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the microbiologic spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility of isolates in post-traumatic endophthalmitis and compare with our earlier published report. A retrospective review was conducted on 581 consecutive patients with culture-proven post-traumatic endophthalmitis at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute,(More)
A 42-year-old female presented to us with a complaint of sudden painless loss of vision in both eyes of three days duration. Visual acuity was 20/100 for distance in both eyes. Fundus examination showed bilateral peripapillary hemorrhages, with subhyaloid and vitreous hemorrhage in both eyes. Hematological investigations revealed hemoglobin (HB 7 gm %) and(More)
PURPOSE To compare the laser spot quality between the conventional slit lamp pattern laser (PASCAL) and the navigated pattern laser (NAVILAS) for panretinal photocoagulation (PRP). METHODS Prospective randomized interventional trial of 73 eyes (51 patients) with high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Eyes underwent PRP using 30-ms pulse duration(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to evaluate the microbiological profile and treatment outcomes of vancomycin-resistant Gram-positive bacterial endophthalmitis. Medical records of all patients with Gram-positive bacterial endophthalmitis resistant to vancomycin presenting between 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2010 were reviewed in this(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the prevalence, causative organisms, and visual acuity outcome in patients with culture-proven polymicrobial endophthalmitis. The method used in this study is the non-comparative, consecutive case series using a retrospective analysis of patients diagnosed with polymicrobial endophthalmitis for the(More)
PURPOSE The ARMS2/HTRA1 genes at the 10q26 locus have been associated with risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), with the most significantly associated variants being A69S (rs10490924), del443ins54 (EU427539) and rs11200638. We wished to explore the association of the del443ins54 in two ethnically different populations from India and Australia. (More)