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PURPOSE To establish the normal macular pigment density (MPOD) in a healthy adult Australian sample using heterochromatic flicker photometry (HFP). METHODS Macular pigment density was measured using heterochromatic flicker photometry in a total of 201 subjects ranging in age from 21 to 84 years with healthy macula. Fifty-seven of the healthy subjects also(More)
More than any other organ of human anatomy, the heart is symbolically charged with emotions. Introducing a foreign body into the heart, even a pacemaker, would be expected to alter, if not damage the most intimate of personal attributes, an individual's personality. Nevertheless, standard measures of emotions, administered before and after pacemaker(More)
Meningiomas, in particular the Atypical (grade 2), vary greatly in their behaviour and prognosis. Over a 19 year period, we operated on 169 meningiomas (on 86 patients) and of those, 9 cases of atypical meningiomas were found which met the 2007 World Health Organization (WHO) classification. The 9 patients represented 5.3% of all meningiomas. The average(More)
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus is a previously undiagnosed side-effect of ranibizumab. Here, we present a case of an 82-year-old female Caucasian patient with wet age-related macular degeneration. Following a single intraocular injection of Lucentis (ranibizumab), she developed a subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus which, with treatment, took nearly 12(More)
For 30 months, from 1988, some risk factors and the satisfaction of basic needs, such as food, habitation, clothes, transport, health, security, family relation, possibility of affirmation, possibility of creation and cultural needs, were studied in 103 under 55-year-old patients with acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina pectoris. The control(More)
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