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PURPOSE This meta-analysis was performed to clarify the association between tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) gene polymorphisms and open angle glaucoma (OAG) risks, and the association between the TNF-α level in aqueous humor (AH) and the risks of glaucoma. METHODS A computerized literature search was performed for the relevant available studies from(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarized the clinical features of thyroid associated ophthalmopathy patients with myasthenia gravis. METHODS This is a retrospective case series study. The clinical data of 12 thyroid associated ophthalmopathy patients with myasthenia gravis were collected in the 416 Hospital of Nuclear Industry from Oct. 2012 to Feb. 2014. All patients had(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the clinical features of benign lymphoepithelial lesion and to further characterize recommendations for its therapy strategy. METHODS It was a retrospective case sires. Retrospective analyze the clinical characteristics, imaging features, pathological manifestation and the treatment effect from the clinical materials of 9 cases of(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this work was to evaluate the microcirculation of normal extraocular muscles using quantitative dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (DCE-MRI). MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board approved the study. Forty-eight eyes were examined using quantitative DCE-MRI on a 3-T MRI system.(More)
AIMS The aims of this study were to investigate 21 cases of transcranial orbitotomy for cranio-orbital tumors and evaluate the clinical value of the surgical approach. METHODS A retrospective study was done on 21 patients with cranio-orbital tumors. According to the tumors' location, shape, boundary, and invasion on the images, coronal scalp flap(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate gene and protein expression level of thyrotropin-receptor (TSHR) in retro-bulbar connective tissue and fat tissue in patients with thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO). METHODS Retro-bulbar tissues specimens were obtained from 11 cases of TAO patients and 10 control cases during the operation. RNA was extracted from the tissue(More)
We aimed to evaluate the genetic variation of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) as risk factor in development of Graves' disease (GD) and Graves Ophthalmopathy (GO) among Chinese individuals. Patients with confirmed diagnosis of GD or healthy individuals with no clinical symptoms of hyperthyroiditis were enrolled at department of Ophthalmology,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical manifestations, imageological features, surgical approaches and prognosis of cranio-orbital communicating tumors. METHODS The retrospective analysis was performed in the 22 patients of cranio-orbital communicating tumors in the past three years. CT and MRI examinations were applied in all cases. Of 16 patients were(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the imaging and histologic features of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the lacrimal gland. METHODS It was a retrospective case series study. Twelve patients with ACC of the lacrimal gland were surgically treated in Tianjin First Center Hospital from September 2009 to November 2011. The 5 men and 7 women aged from 22 to 63 years(More)