Mohamed Magdy Hussein

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PURPOSE The purpose of the Correction of Myopia Evaluation Trial (COMET) was to evaluate the effect of progressive addition lenses (PALs) compared with single vision lenses (SVLs) on the progression of juvenile-onset myopia. METHODS COMET enrolled 469 children (ages 6-11 years) with myopia between -1.25 and -4.50 D spherical equivalent. The children were(More)
PURPOSE To examine baseline measurements of accommodative lag, phoria, reading distance, amount of near work, and level of myopia as risk factors for progression of myopia and their interaction with treatment over 3 years, in children enrolled in the Correction of Myopia Evaluation Trial (COMET). METHODS COMET enrolled 469 ethnically diverse children(More)
PURPOSE To describe baseline refractive and ocular component measures in children with myopia enrolled in the Correction of Myopia Evaluation Trial (COMET). COMET is a multicenter, randomized clinical trial to evaluate whether progressive-addition lenses slow the progression of juvenile-onset myopia compared with single-vision lenses. METHODS Four hundred(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate repeatability of the best corrected log minimum angle of resolution (MAR) Early-Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) acuity in a group of 6- to 11-year old children with myopia. METHODS Best corrected monocular visual acuity (VA) of a subset of children (n = 86) enrolled in the Correction of Myopia Evaluation Trial (COMET; mean(More)
A controlled clinical trial of epsilon-aminocaproic acid (E.A.C.A.), 36 g/day, was undertaken to assess its effectiveness in reducing immediate recurrence in patients with spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage (S.A.H.) proved by lumbar puncture. Of 83 patients treated with E.A.C.A., 3 (4%) had recurrent haemorrhage, and 1 (33%) of these died. Of 82 control(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to determine the effectiveness, safety, and oral intubation time (IT) using a retromolar Bonfils fiberoptic scope compared with a conventional Macintosh laryngoscope. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty patients (16-60 years old, American Society of Anesthesiology I/II) scheduled for general anesthesia for elective ear-nose-throat and(More)
INTRODUCTION Management of renal stones in children with a solitary kidney is a challenge. In the current study, the efficacy and safety of retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) in these children were determined. PATIENTS AND METHODS Records of children with renal stones who were treated at our institute between August 2011 and August 2014 were(More)
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