J A Urcola

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study is to examine the operative technique and results of the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) by percutaneous microcompression of the trigeminal ganglion (Mullan's technique) in 20 consecutive patients over 3 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS The average age of the patients was 63 years. There were 8 men and 12 women.(More)
PurposeTo evaluate and compare the diagnostic accuracy of the Humphrey Field Analyzer (HFA), Octopus perimetry, and Cirrus OCT for glaucomatous optic neuropathy.MethodsEighty-eight healthy individuals and 150 open-angle glaucoma patients were consecutive and prospectively selected. Eligibility criteria for the glaucoma group were intraocular pressure ≥21 mm(More)
PURPOSE To study the pig retinal ganglion cell (RGC) survival in culture, analysing the possible neuroprotective effect of retinal Müller glia (RMG) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). METHODS Adult pig retina were dissociated and cultured under different conditions: 1) on laminin/poly-D-lysine-coated coverslips in chemically defined medium(More)
INTRODUCTION Lamotrigine (LTG) is a new antiepileptic of habitual use in monotherapy as much in partial epileptic as in generalised, which presents among other adverse effects: slight rashes and less frequently severe rashes such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Lyell syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis, above all in combination with valproate (VPA). (More)
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