Richard G Alvarado

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AIM To test the hypothesis that trabecular meshwork endothelial cells (TMEs) increase the permeability of Schlemm's canal endothelial cells (SCEs) by actively releasing ligands that modulate the barrier properties of SCEs. METHODS The TMEs were first irradiated with a laser light and allowed to condition the medium, which is then added to SCEs. The(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of bilateral endogenous fungal endophthalmitis resulting from disseminated Scedosporium prolificans. DESIGN Observational case report. METHODS A 56-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis status post dual lung transplantation on chronic immunosuppressive therapy presented with acute graft rejection. Cultures of bronchial brushings(More)
Danazol is a synthetic androgenic steroid used clinically for the treatment of a wide variety of disorders. Although there is no extensive evidence that androgens are thrombogenic in humans, there are case reports of cerebral, coronary, and peripheral arterial thrombosis in young male athletes abusing anabolic-androgenic steroids. There are also two(More)
Aim: To test the hypothesis that trabecular meshwork endothelial cells (TMEs) increase the permeability of Schlemm’s canal endothelial cells (SCEs) by actively releasing ligands that modulate the barrier properties of SCEs. Methods: The TMEs were first irradiated with a laser light and allowed to condition the medium, which is then added to SCEs. The(More)
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