Carsten H. Meyer

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PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of subretinal and intravitreal delivery of INS37217, a P2Y(2) receptor agonist, on subretinal fluid reabsorption in experimentally induced retinal detachments in rabbits, and to characterize the effects of INS37217 on electroretinograms (ERG) in rabbits. METHODS A single retinal detachment was produced in New Zealand White(More)
We report the clinical, genetic and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in 11 German patients with heterozygous E245D, D339Y, R350P and L377P desmin mutations and without cardiac symptoms. Clinical evaluation revealed a marked variability of skeletal muscle, respiratory and cardiac involvement even between patients with identical mutations,(More)
BACKGROUND Adenosine stress perfusion is very sensitive for detection of coronary artery disease (CAD), and yields good specificity. Standard adenosine cine imaging lacks high sensitivity, but is very specific. Myocardial tagging improves detection of wall motion abnormalities (WMAs). Perfusion and tagging cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) both(More)
BACKGROUND To identify predictive factors for improvement of visual acuity and central retinal thickness by intravitreal bevacizumab for the treatment of macular edema (ME) due to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). METHODS Two hundred and five eyes from 204 patients with ME secondary to BRVO were retrospectively included at six sites. All eyes received(More)
PURPOSE To correlate the serum levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) with the severity of retinopathy and disruption of the external limiting membrane (ELM) and inner segment-outer segment (IS-OS) junction in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). METHODS Study subjects included patients with type 2 DM(More)
PURPOSE To study the correlation between serum levels of vitamin B12, folic acid, and homocysteine and the severity of diabetic retinopathy and the correlation with retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thinning on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). METHODS In a tertiary care center-based prospective cross-sectional study, 60 consecutive(More)
We aimed to evaluate technical aspects and the clinical relevance of a simultaneous confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope and a high-speed, high-resolution, spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT) device for retinal imaging. The principle of confocal scanning laser imaging provides a high resolution of retinal and choroidal vasculature with(More)
Diffusion-weighted images and parameter maps of ADC(0,800), D' and f' before (pre) and 4-6 weeks after (post) radioembolization in three different patients (A-C). In patient A, showing tumor-size reduction and response according to RECIST on 3-months follow-up, ADC(0,800) and D' increased after therapy indicating necrosis (increase from 1362 to 1954 and(More)
Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) was performed in two cases of bilateral X linked foveal retinoschisis of different age groups. On fundus examination spoke wheel and honeycomb pattern of cysts were observed along with retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) defects. On SD-OCT, schisis was observed in the outer plexiform layer. External(More)