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AIM This study aims to describe our experience of unique pediatric neurological cases and associated difficulty in differentiating posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) from hypoxic-ischemic insult (HII), and acute toxic leukoencephalopathy (ATL). METHODS The study included three children with a clinical picture suggestive of PRES, HII, and(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the possible effect of in vitro fertilization (IVF) on early development of the eye in premature infants. METHODS Biometric and keratometric values, intraocular pressure, and retinal vascular status were assessed in a cohort of 133 premature infants. These values were compared between premature infants conceived by IVF or naturally,(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of in vitro fertilization (IVF) on early development of the eye in full-term healthy infants. METHODS A case-control study was performed. The study sample included full-term infants born from March 1 to August 14, 2006, in the Neonatal Department of Helen Schneider Women's Hospital, Rabin Medical Center. Data were collected(More)
The aim of the study was to determine if early steroid treatment of infantile spasms is associated with ocular complications years after its termination. Twenty-five patients with infantile spasms who underwent prolonged treatment with intramuscular synthetic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and oral prednisone were evaluated for ocular complications 2 to(More)
The purpose of this study was to characterize the severe postoperative irreversible visual loss induced by optic neuropathy in some children with a brain tumor. The computerized database (2003-2008) of a neuro-ophthalmology service of a major pediatric tertiary center was reviewed for all children with severe irreversible visual loss (counting fingers or(More)
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