Joseph F Griffith

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PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility and utility of intraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) during pars plana vitrectomy surgery for dense vitreous hemorrhage. METHODS The Prospective Assessment of Intraoperative and Perioperative OCT for Ophthalmic Surgery study examined the utility of intraoperative OCT in ophthalmic surgery. Intraoperative(More)
Osteolytic lesions are frequently encountered in clinical practice. Radionuclide bone scans with technetium-99m-labeled diphosphonates are often performed in the evaluation of both solitary and multiple osteolytic lesions. In this pictorial review, we critically evaluate the current role of bone scan in common osteolytic tumors including aneurysmal bone(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with various retinal diseases and patients who have undergone retinal procedures and surgeries have an increased risk of developing ocular hypertension and glaucoma. Little is known about the epidemiology of comorbid retinal diseases in glaucoma patients. This study evaluated the prevalence of retinal comorbidities in a population of(More)
The patient with meningoencephalitis should be evaluated carefully for the presence of focal signs referable to involvement of the frontotemporal regions of the brain. A significant percentage of cases of encephalitis with discrete focal features are caused by infection with herpes simplex virus. If focal signs are not present, the patient should be managed(More)
Eighteen children with hemiplegia were examined by means of standard neurological and other, specialized, sub-tests to define the extent of their perceptuo-motor dysfunction. Particular attention was paid to auditory language function, praxis, visuo-spatial skills, body schema, tactile defensiveness and inattention. The side of the hemiplegia was not found(More)