The human lung accumulates iron with senescence. Smoking escalates the accumulation of iron, and we have demonstrated regional variability in the accumulation of iron in smokers' lungs. Iron has been reported to influence the production of a number of proinflammatory mediators, including human interleukin (IL)-1beta. We postulated that we could (1)… (More)
The results of a study with Molteno-implants in eyes with intractable glaucoma, performed for the first time in Switzerland, are presented and discussed with regard to visual acuity, intraocular pressure, and painlessness.