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To determine the optimum regimen for giving recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO) to patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), the pharmacokinetics of single-dose EPO administered intravenously (120 U/kg), intraperitoneally (50,000 U), and subcutaneously (120 U/kg) was investigated. After intravenous administration serum EPO levels(More)
The therapeutic effect of selenium (Se) has already been proven in thyroid disease and thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO). In spite of clear scientific proof of its benefits in TAO, there appears to be no clear agreement among the clinicians regarding its optimum dose, duration of the treatment, efficacy and safety to date. In this review, the author(More)
The purpose of this study is to present a case of RAO in a 13 year old girl with a preceding history of hyperextension of the neck at her hairdressers for a long duration and use of her mobile phone handset resting it against the side of her neck presumably exerting some pressure on carotids during the same time. Materials and methods of this study was(More)
UNLABELLED Multiple sclerosis is associated with iridocyclitis, intermediate uveitis, retinal periphlebitis, and optic neuritis. The periphlebitis is known to be rarely sight-threatening as a result of the sequelae of retinal neovascularization. CASE This is a rare case of bilateral rubeosis iridis and rubeotic glaucoma in the setting of a branch retinal(More)
AIMS The aims of this study were to examine trends over time and geographical variation in the annual incidence of surgical orbital decompression for thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) in England. METHODS Data on hospital admissions for orbital decompression surgery in patients with thyroid disease were analysed using English national Hospital(More)
AIM To analyse previous literature and to formulate a management strategy for iris microhaemangiomas (IMH). METHODS A review of the literature in English language articles on IMH. RESULTS Thirty five English language articles fulfilled the criteria for inclusion to the study and based on the contents on these articles a management strategy was(More)
Orbital manifestations in Wegener's granulomatosis develop in over 50% of patients. Ischemic vasculitis and optic nerve compression result in visual impairment. This case report highlights the importance of the yellow lid sign in the diagnosis of orbital granulomatosis as well as provides an explanation for the reversal of this phenomenon.