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Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) is a rare and debilitating headache form generally unresponsive to treatment. Following a recent report of a SUNCT patient who responded to lamotrigine, we tried this drug in two new SUNCT patients, reported here. In both cases prophylaxis was successful,(More)
PURPOSE Subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) remains a common and important cause of visual loss. Previous studies have suggested that submacular surgery may improve or maintain visual acuity, particularly in younger patients. The majority of reported cases included removal of the posterior hyaloid during vitrectomy. The authors present a(More)
Crotalus oreganus abyssus is a rattlesnake that is usually found in the Grand Canyon, United States of America. Knowledge regarding the composition of C. o. abyssus venom is scarce. New natriuretic peptides (NPs) have been isolated and characterized from the venoms of members of the Crotalinae family. The NP family comprises three members, ANP (atrial(More)
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