Milan P Ranka

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BACKGROUND The potential of motor neuron progenitor cell transplants to preserve muscle tissue after denervation was studied in in vivo and in vitro adult mammalian model of peripheral nerve injury. METHODS Embryonic stem cells were differentiated to induce cholinergic motor neuron progenitors. Flourescent-labeled progenitor cells were injected into the(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of bilateral iritis and transillumination defects after laser hair removal of the eyebrows with an alexandrite laser. METHODS A 41-year-old male presented with bilateral eye pain and mild photophobia 2 days after receiving alexandrite (755 nm) laser epilation of both eyebrows. Examination showed visual acuity of 20/20 in both(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the current eyecare behaviour of dentists and compare this against published standards concerning frequency of sight test intervals and eye protection. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Four hundred dentists were selected at random for inclusion in the study from the UK 2004 Dentists Register. They were invited to complete a questionnaire that(More)
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