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A chronic neuron loss is the cardinal pathology in Alzheimer disease (AD), but it is still not understood why most neurons in AD brain do not accomplish apoptosis even though they are actually exposed to an environment with enriched proapoptotic factors. Protein phosphatase-2A inhibitor-2 (I(2)(PP2A)), an endogenous PP2A inhibitor, is significantly… (More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence and causes of blindness and low vision among adults aged > or = 60 years in the urban population of Nantong. METHODS Cluster sampling was used to select 8 from 14 communities in Xinchengqiao Blocks, in which all individuals aged > or = 60 years were visited. The visual acuity without correction and the presenting… (More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the cytopathology, histopathology, immunohistochemistry and ultrastructural organization features of Mycobacterium abscessus keratitis. METHODS This retrospective case report included six cases with the lesions tissues scraped from acute phase of mycobacterium abscessus keratitis after corneal foreign body removal. Among the 6… (More)
The authors performed capsular bag implantation of IOL in 57 patients (65 eyes); the visual acuities were 0.5-1.5 in 90.5% of the eyes on follow-up. The actual procedure, the points of note and improvements in technique were described, and the 2 modalities of posterior chamber IOL implantation were commented upon.
OBJECTIVE To study the clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of non-tuberculous mycobacterial keratitis (NTMK). METHODS It was retrospective case series study. Twelve eyes in 12 patients with NTMK following corneal foreign body trauma in 2007 were studied retrospectively including the case histories, clinical findings, laboratory examinations,… (More)