Martha Jaimes

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Although rotavirus infection has generally been felt to be restricted to the gastrointestinal tract, over the last two decades there have been sporadic reports of children with acute or fatal cases of rotavirus gastroenteritis testing positive for rotavirus antigen and/or nucleic acid in various extraintestinal locations such as serum, liver, kidney,(More)
PURPOSE To report the clinical characteristics and surgical outcomes of patients with nonprogressive keratoconus treated with in-the-bag toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of the medical records of patients diagnosed with keratoconus treated with refractive lens exchange (RLE) and in-the-bag toric IOL(More)
BACKGROUND Drug resistance threatens global tuberculosis (TB) control efforts. Population-based estimates of drug resistance are needed to develop strategies for controlling drug-resistant TB in Mexico. OBJECTIVE To obtain population-based data on Mycobacterium tuberculosis drug resistance in Mexico. METHODS To obtain drug resistance data, we conducted(More)
To report the long-term refractive outcomes, safety, predictability, efficacy and complications of 349 eyes treated with posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses (pIOLs). A retrospective review of consecutive clinical cases of patients who underwent spheric implantable collamer lens (ICL) and toric ICL (TICL) implantation. The study included 349 eyes of(More)
To report the clinical characteristics and visual outcomes of patients with keratoconus treated with posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses after implantation of intracorneal ring segments (ICRS). This retrospective study included 11 eyes of eight patients diagnosed with keratoconus treated with ICRS and posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses. The(More)
PURPOSE Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (XFS) is a major risk factor for exfoliation glaucoma (XFG). A significant association exists between XFG and several SNPs in the lysyl oxidase-like 1 (LOXL1) gene. The purpose of this study was to report the results of the first association study between LOXL1 polymorphisms and XFS and/or XFG in a Latin American(More)
The eye has multiple mechanisms of immune regulation implicated in the maintenance of ocular immune privilege. However, sometimes diseases or disorders appear and can cause clinical manifestations of intraocular inflammation; usually those diseases are collectively named "uveitis". Despite the uveitis is the main cause of eye morbidity and lost of visual(More)
Fibrosis of the extraocular muscles can be an acquired or congenital disorder (CFEOM). The congenital disorder(1) is a complex strabismus with congenital restrictive ophthalmoplegia with or without ptosis. The surgery is challenging because the eye muscles are replaced by fibrous tissue or fibrous bands and in most cases the results are not satisfactory. We(More)