Paul B Pruett

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Insulin initiates its action by interacting with specific receptors on the plasma membrane of target cells. Mutations in these receptors cause the inherited insulin-resistant syndrome leprechaunism. Affected patients have severe intrauterine and post-natal growth restriction coupled with severe metabolic abnormalities. Fibroblasts from patients with(More)
PURPOSE To identify risk factors for device exposure and intraocular infection following implantation of a glaucoma drainage device. DESIGN Retrospective case series. METHODS The medical records of adult patients undergoing glaucoma drainage device implantation at an academic medical center between 2000 and 2010 were reviewed. Main outcome measures(More)
PURPOSE To compare sequential glaucoma drainage device (GDD) implantation with transscleral diode cyclophotocoagulation (CPC) following failure of a primary GDD. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of all patients who underwent GDD implantation at a single institution over 10 years. Patients who required an additional GDD and/or CPC were(More)
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