Silke Swinnen

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of creatine (Cr) supplementation (5 g/day) in Huntington's disease (HD). METHODS A 1-year double-blind placebo-controlled study was performed in 41 patients with HD (stage I through III). At baseline and after 6 and 12 months, the functional, neuromuscular, and cognitive status of the patients was assessed by a test(More)
The authors report two cases of mid- to long-term reversal of optic disc cupping after trabeculectomy with mitomycine-C in young adult patients suffering from secondary glaucoma. The cup to disc ratio reversed from 0.80 and 0.60 to 0.65 and 0.40 respectively and remained unchanged until the last follow-up visit at 6 and 36 months respectively.(More)
A 5-year-old girl from Rwanda was referred to our pediatric oncology department with severe bilateral proptosis and a bloody, necrotic chemosis of the conjunctiva and infraorbital tissues. Furthermore, she presented with a left facial paresis, hemorrhagic gingiva, epistaxis, and bloody tears. There was a 3-month history of pancytopenia. Investigations that(More)
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