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Current and emerging concepts in the management of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the elderly worldwide. The more severe form of the disease, known as neovascular AMD, is characterized by aberrant growthExpand
Immunohistochemical expression of COX-2 and c-kit in metastatic uveal melanoma.
CASE REPORT We report a case of choroidal melanoma metastatic to the liver diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration. The biopsy sample was immunostained for COX-2 and c-kit. COMMENTS Accurate diagnosisExpand
Yamada’s surgery for treatment of myopic strabismus fixus
Purpose Myopic strabismus fixus is characterized by acquired progressive esotropia and hypotropia associated with restricted elevation and abduction. Treatment is difficult, with reoccurrence of theExpand
Histopathological Diagnosis of Corneal Button Specimens: An Epidemiological Study
Purpose: To determine the most common histopathological diagnosis of corneal specimens from penetrating keratoplasty (PKP). Methods: The records of 500 corneal specimens submitted to biopsy at theExpand
Prostate-specific membrane antigen is undetectable in choroidal neovascular membrane
Background Choroidal neovascular membrane (CNVM) is one of the leading causes of severe visual loss and is often associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Various modalities ofExpand
Skin cancer models
We discuss the different experimental methods to study skin cancer, their advantages and disadvantages. In silico studies, like Expressed Sequence Tags, are the most direct ways to locate the cancerExpand
Expression of EpCAM in uveal melanoma
BackgroundUveal melanoma (UM) is the most common primary intraocular malignant tumor in adults, and nearly 40% of UM will develop metastasis that will ultimately lead to death. The Epithelial CellExpand
Traumatic tear of the inferior rectus muscle treated with inferior oblique anterior transposition
PurposeTo report a case of traumatic tear of the inferior rectus muscle treated with inferior oblique anterior transposition (IOAT).MethodsCase report of a 55-year-old man who presented with verticalExpand
Immunohistochemical Panel of Undifferentiated Orbital Metastatic Carcinomas
Purpose: To examine the applicability of an immunohistochemical panel of seven monoclonal antibodies to identify the primary site of poorly differentiated orbital metastatic carcinomas. Material andExpand