Joan T Kim

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BACKGROUND The incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast is increasing. Optimal treatment remains controversial and, because of a long natural history, may not be evident for many years. We undertook this study to identify markers of disease recurrence. METHODS We studied 131 pure DCIS patients with a 100-month mean follow-up. We(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of the study was to report a unique case that suggests a communication between a colobomatous eye and the orbit. METHODS Case report. PATIENTS Eleven-year-old girl. RESULTS Gas moved from the vitreous cavity into the orbit during vitrectomy in a colobomatous microphthalmic eye. CONCLUSION As this case suggests, there may be an(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe a case of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) associated with narcolepsy. METHODS Case report. RESULTS A 34-year-old man was followed for persistent CSC in his left eye for more than 11 months. He did not have any known risk factors for CSC, including obstructive sleep apnea. However, he experienced(More)
PURPOSE In corneal refractive surgery, postoperative ectasia risk assessment routinely includes pachymetric analysis at the apex and thinnest point. We examined whether these data differ worldwide and constructed preliminary country-specific normative thresholds. DESIGN This was a multicenter, cross-sectional study. METHODS Using the Pentacam Eye(More)
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