Sofia Garcia-Saenz

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BACKGROUND Several antibodies, also called serological markers, are associated with specific forms, disease behavior and phenotype of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). AIM Summarize and analyze the evidence of the utility of serologic markers in IBD, making emphasis on their clinical utility and behavior between populations. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
The level of intraocular pressure (IOP) is the main known risk factor for the development and progression of glaucomatous optic neuropathy. Despite Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT) being the gold standard for determining IOP since the last century, its limitations were obvious from the start and include substantial effects of several eye variables such(More)
PURPOSE To report the first case of metastasis from renal cell carcinoma to the lacrimal sac and review the therapeutic options. METHODS We have reviewed the case of a woman who was operated on for a renal cell carcinoma that developed epiphora and a lacrimal sac tumor, which corresponded to a metastasis from her previous tumor. Although renal cell(More)
CASE REPORT An 80 year old woman operated on by trabeculectomy for primary open-angle glaucoma due to increased pressure, who started treatment with latanoprost. Monitoring of blood pressure (BP) showed a statistically significant increase in both systolic and diastolic BP, coinciding with the use of topical hypotensive, which resolved by voluntarily(More)
CASE REPORT The case is presented of an 11 year-old girl referring to a one year history of photophobia and continuously seeing white spots in both eyes. The patient had a visual acuity of unity in both eyes, and a normal eye examination, and was referred to the Neuro-ophthalmology Unit. Once complete laboratory and imaging tests ruled out the possibility(More)
Non-organic visual loss is the presence of ocular symptoms without an organic base that justifies it, and can occur in up to 5% of the children attending Ophthalmology Outpatients. A suspicion and the management of this situation are essential for a proper diagnosis, not only to avoid unnecessary referrals to other specialties, but also to avoid health(More)