Ayako Hiramatsu

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PURPOSE To determine the vision-related quality of life (VRQOL) with the National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire-25 (NEI VFQ-25) in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), and to examine the relationship between VRQOL and peripheral visual field defects. DESIGN Prospective study. METHODS The Japanese version of the NEI VFQ-25 was used to(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of macular abnormalities detected by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), and to report the results of pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) in five patients with RP. METHODS OCT images of the macula of 622 eyes of 323 patients with RP were evaluated. All patients had a complete clinical(More)
A healthy 45-year-old Japanese female developed right pleural effusion, ascites, and a pelvic mass. Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy resolved the pleural effusion and ascites. Histopathological examination of the ovaries showed bilateral Krukenberg tumors with signet-ring cell carcinoma (SRCC). Extensive testing including upper and lower gastrointestinal(More)
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