PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of an ophthalmic gel containing sodium hyaluronate and xanthan gum in addition to the antibiotic netilmicin in the management of traumatic corneal abrasions. PATIENTS AND METHODS PATIENTS WITH TRAUMATIC CORNEAL ABRASIONS WERE RANDOMLY TREATED AS FOLLOWS: Group A (n = 20) with an occlusive… (More)
DESIGN OF STUDY Two groups of patients undergoing long-term dialysis were studied in order to evaluate the importance of ethylene oxide (EtO) in causing allergic reactions during dialysis. The first group of 50 subjects had never shown any hypersensitivity reactions related to dialysis, whereas the second group of 20 subjects had previously complained of… (More)
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy and safety of 0.1% dexamethasone/0.3% netilmicin (Netildex), with that of 0.1% dexamethasone/0.3% tobramycin (Tobradex) in the treatment of external ocular inflammation requiring antibiotic therapy. METHODS In this randomized, double-blind study, 139 subjects with conjunctival inflammation associated with signs of ocular… (More)
A patient with tuberous sclerosis who displayed all the manifestations of the disease had severe and refractory anemia and rapidly progressed to renal failure .