Md Zahidul Karim

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PURPOSE To determine whether inducing calcification in the trabecular meshwork results in elevated IOP in living rats. To use this property to create an elevated IOP animal model by gene transfer of bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP2). METHODS Calcification was assessed by alizarin red staining in primary human trabecular meshwork (HTM) cells and alkaline(More)
PURPOSE Currently, nipradilol, an alpha-1 beta-blocker with a nitric oxide donative action, is used as an ocular hypotensive agent for glaucoma patients in Japan. The aim of the present study was to investigate the neuroprotective effect of nipradilol on optic nerve injury in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using a calibrated cross-action forceps, a crush(More)
Introduction Cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by an injury to the central nervous system and results commonly in abnormal motor control associated with an abnormal gait pattern. Crouch gait is one of the most common gait abnormalities in CP children and is primarily characterized by excessive flexion of the knee during stance, although flexion, adduction, and(More)
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