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Causes of Uveitis in a Tertiary Center in Chile: A Cross-sectional Retrospective Review
Abstract Purpose: To describe the pattern of uveitis in a tertiary center in Santiago, Chile. Methods: We reviewed all of the case records with a presumptive diagnosis of uveitis from patientsExpand
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Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Trial of Autologous Serum Versus Artificial Tears in Dry Eye Syndrome
Purpose: To determine symptoms improvement in dry eye patients with short-term autologous serum (AS) eyedrops treatment using the standardized Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI) survey. MaterialsExpand
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Intravitreal administration of multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells triggers a cytoprotective microenvironment in the retina of diabetic mice
BackgroundDiabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in the Western world. The reduction in color/contrast sensitivity due to the lossExpand
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Earlier immunomodulatory treatment is associated with better visual outcomes in a subset of patients with Vogt‐Koyanagi‐Harada disease
To evaluate clinical outcomes of first‐line immunomodulatory therapy (IMT) and prednisone alone or late IMT in Vogt‐Koyanagi‐Harada disease.
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Elevated CD1c+ Myeloid Dendritic Cell Proportions Associate With Clinical Activity and Predict Disease Reactivation in Noninfectious Uveitis
Purpose To test the association between elevated proportions of CD1c+ myeloid dendritic cells (mDCs) and disease activation/reactivation in noninfectious uveitis. Methods Noninfectious uveitisExpand
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Evaluation of the Glucocorticoid Receptor as a Biomarker of Treatment Response in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease.
Purpose This study is aimed to investigate the role of glucocorticoid receptor (GR) isoforms in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) as biomarkers of glucocorticoid (GC) resistance and toExpand
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Evaluation of the Accuracy of T-SPOT.TB for the Diagnosis of Ocular Tuberculosis in a BCG-vaccinated, Non-endemic Population
ABSTRACT Purpose: To determine the performance of T-SPOT.TB, an interferon gamma release assay test, in patients with ocular tuberculosis (TB) in a BCG-vaccinated, non-endemic population. Methods: WeExpand
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Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors in Presumed Ocular Tuberculosis
ABSTRACT Purpose: To characterize the clinical features in patients with presumed ocular tuberculosis (TB) and determine prognostic factors of visual outcomes and complications in this disease.Expand
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Glucocorticoid receptor α and MKP-1 as candidate biomarkers for treatment response and disease activity in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease.
PURPOSE To investigate the potential to utilize the expression of genes for glucocorticoid (GC) receptor and mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-1 (MKP1) as biomarkers of corticosteroid (CS)Expand
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