Craig J Nichols

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PURPOSE To investigate the role of high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT) as first-line treatment in patients with metastatic germ cell tumor (GCT) and poor-prognostic clinical features. Serum tumor marker decline during chemotherapy was assessed prospectively as a predictor of treatment outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this randomized phase III trial, previously(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is known to cause various forms of ocular problems, including severe retinal vaso-occlusive disease. Procainamide is one of many drugs that may cause a lupus-like syndrome which resembles SLE but can be distinguished through clinical features and laboratory studies. Presented is a patient with severe vaso-occlusive(More)
Five patients with ocular trauma due to elastic cords with attached metal or plastic hooks were evaluated over a 13-month period. Injuries included hyphema, angle recession, lens subluxation, choroidal rupture, vitreous hemorrhage, retinal detachment, and scleral rupture. Two patients suffered penetrating ocular injuries, and three patients had final visual(More)
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