Jorge Arruga-Ginebreda

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CLINICAL CASE A 46-year-old man, treated with peginterferon alpha 2-b and ribavirin for hepatitis C, experienced progressive painless blurring of vision in his left eye over a period of 4 days. Fundoscopy revealed pale temporal segmental edema of the optic disc and retina. Ocular examination and blood tests ruled out other disorders which could explain the(More)
In patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) there is an 8% incidence of neuro-ophthalmological changes. The commonest of these neuro-ophthalmological changes are: 1) Cranial nerve pareses 2) Optic neuropathy and 3) Pupil disorders. The cranial nerve pareses are usually combined, rather than single, and are due to intraparenchymatous(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the medium-term outcome of Ahmed implants inserted through a needle tract at 5 mm from limbus that eliminates the need for a donor scleral graft. METHODS A retrospective case series of 19 patients undergoing Ahmed implant surgery for refractory glaucoma with a mean follow-up of 12 months. Primary outcome measures included control of(More)
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