Madoka Sakurai

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PURPOSE To compare the 1-year results of intravitreal ranibizumab combined with reduced-fluence photodynamic therapy (RF-PDT) to intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) alone for eyes with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). METHODS We reviewed the medical records from 47 consecutive patients with PCV (47 naïve eyes). Seventeen eyes from 17 patients had one(More)
It is widely accepted that prostaglandin (PG) E2 is the principal pro-inflammatory prostanoid and plays an important role in inflammatory pain. However whether PGE2 is involved in neuropathic pain remains unknown. PGE2 is produced from arachidonic acid via PGH2 by at least three PGE synthases (PGES), cytosolic PGES (cPGES), and membrane-associated PGES(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of pneumatic displacement combined with intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) with that of pneumatic displacement (PD) alone to treat massive submacular hemorrhage (SMH) secondary to polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). METHODS Thirty-two eyes of 32 patients with massive SMH secondary to(More)
The purpose of this study is to describe the 26-year-old patient with developed macular hole after bilateral laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). A macular hole with sharp margins and irregular surface of surrounding retina appeared in the left eye of the female 26-year-old patient two months after LASIK for correction of myopia (followup of 6 months).(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of Sotos syndrome (cerebral gigantism) with megalophthalmos, optic disk pallor, and retinal atrophy. METHODS Case report. RESULTS A 22-year-old man was diagnosed with Sotos syndrome with optic atrophy. His corneal diameters were 13 mm horizontally, and his optic disks were pale. His retinal vessels were attenuate in diameter,(More)
Sympathetic nerve fibres innervating the sweat glands in the skin are known to accompany sensory nerve fibres closely. Examination of sudorific function, therefore, is a useful aid in making a diagnosis of severed peripheral nerve and also provides valuable information on nerve function in the recovery stage following injury and surgery such as(More)
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