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Correlation of fibrosis and transforming growth factor-beta type 2 levels in the eye.
Approximately 1 out of every 10 eyes undergoing surgery for retinal detachment develops excessive intraocular fibrosis that can lead to traction retinal detachment and ultimate blindness. ThisExpand
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Clinical features, laboratory investigations, and survival in ocular reticulum cell sarcoma.
The authors report 32 cases of histologically proven ocular reticulum cell sarcoma (RCS). Follow-up data are available for all patients. Twenty-six patients (81%) have died and the mean survival timeExpand
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Multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in penetrating ocular injuries.
We used a multivariate statistical analysis to identify factors predicting visual outcome in 281 eyes that underwent primary repair of a penetrating ocular injury. Visual acuity of 20/800 or betterExpand
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Idiopathic Epiretinal Membranes: Ultrastructural Characteristics and Clinicopathologic Correlation
Current theories of idiopathic epiretinal membrane (ERM) pathogenesis, based mainly on clinical and autopsy studies, emphasize a glial tissue origin. The clinical and ultrastructural features of 101Expand
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Morphology, pathology, and surgery of idiopathic vitreoretinal macular disorders. A review.
Macular pucker, the vitreomacular traction syndrome, and impending macular hole are three idiopathic macular disorders sometimes treated by vitreous surgery. Each condition has distinctive clinicalExpand
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Vitreous aspirates from patients with proliferative vitreoretinopathy stimulate retinal pigment epithelial cell migration.
Several studies have focused on retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cell proliferation as an important event in proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR). Little attention has been given to the question ofExpand
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Epiretinal and Vitreous Membranes: Comparative Study of 56 Cases
Five morphologically distinguishable cell types were observed in 56 epiretinal and vitreous membranes obtained surgically from eyes with various ocular diseases: (1) retinal pigment epithelial (RPE)Expand
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Complications of vitreous surgery for diabetic retinopathy. II. Postoperative complications.
One hundred seventy-nine eyes were analyzed to determine the incidence of postoperative complications after vitrectomy for proliferative diabetic retinopathy. One hundred twenty-nine (72%) of the 179Expand
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Penetrating ocular injuries. Types of injuries and visual results.
The authors studied the hospital records of 453 patients who underwent primary surgical repair of penetrating ocular injuries at the Wilmer Institute from January 1970 through December 1981. TheExpand
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The classification of retinal detachment with proliferative vitreoretinopathy.
The term proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is proposed as a designation for the clinical condition previously known variously as massive vitreous retraction, massive preretinal retraction, orExpand
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