Elon R. Martin

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PURPOSE To investigate the relationship between known risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) progression and foveolar choroidal circulation in eyes with nonexudative AMD. DESIGN Cross-sectional study of nonexudative AMD. METHODS Laser Doppler flowmetry measurements of relative choroidal blood velocity, choroidal blood volume (ChBVol),(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the association between pseudodrusen and incidence of late age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in fellow eyes of patients with unilateral neovascular AMD (nAMD). DESIGN Cohort study within the Comparison of AMD Treatments Trials (CATT). PARTICIPANTS Patients with neither nAMD nor geographic atrophy (GA) in the fellow eye at(More)
IMPORTANCE Measurable competence derived from comprehensive and advanced training in grading digital images is critical in studies using a reading center to evaluate retinal fundus images from infants at risk for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Details of certification for nonphysician trained readers (TRs) have not yet been described. OBJECTIVE To(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate new grading criteria for geographic atrophy (GA), as detected by annual stereoscopic color fundus photographs and fluorescein angiograms, and to assess whether application of the revised criteria provides earlier identification of GA than previous criteria involving only color fundus photography. METHODS Annual fundus image sets from(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the size, location, conformation, and features of incident geographic atrophy (GA) as detected by annual stereoscopic color photographs and fluorescein angiograms (FAs). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study within a larger clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Patients with bilateral large drusen in whom GA developed during the course of(More)
This paper explores the development of biomechanical models for evaluating a new class of passive mechanical implants for orthopedic surgery. The proposed implants take the form of passive engineered mechanisms, and will be used to improve the functional attachment of muscles to tendons and bone by modifying the transmission of forces and movement inside(More)
Diminished musculoskeletal function, such as reduced joint strength or reduced range of motion, result from a variety of causes such as old age, muscle or nerve trauma, chemotherapy, or even surgery [1]–[3]. While limb function can be partially restored with a significant amount of physical therapy, oftentimes full limb function never fully returns and has(More)
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