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Cultivated corneal epithelial stem cell transplantation in ocular surface disorders.
PURPOSE To investigate the outcome of cultivated corneal epithelial transplantation for severe stem cell deficiencies using denuded amniotic membrane (AM) as a carrier. DESIGN Retrospective,Expand
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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy treated with macular translocation: clinical pathological correlation
Aims: To report the histopathology of two specimens of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) obtained from two eyes of Japanese patients. Methods: Specimens were obtained under direct visualisationExpand
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Cytomegalovirus as an etiologic factor in corneal endotheliitis.
PURPOSE To investigate clinical manifestations and response to antiviral therapy of 8 patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV)-induced corneal endotheliitis who were diagnosed and treated at 2 universityExpand
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Clinical features and management of cytomegalovirus corneal endotheliitis: analysis of 106 cases from the Japan corneal endotheliitis study
Aims The purpose of this study is to elucidate the clinical manifestations and the current treatment status of cytomegalovirus (CMV) endotheliitis via a large case series obtained from a nationalExpand
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Cultivated corneal epithelial transplantation for ocular surface reconstruction in acute phase of Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), also known as the erythema multiform, is an acute, self-limited, inflammatory disorder of the skin and mucous membranes. Although the skin lesions are self-limited,Expand
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Autoxidative and Cyclooxygenase-2 Catalyzed Transformation of the Dietary Chemopreventive Agent Curcumin*
The efficacy of the diphenol curcumin as a cancer chemopreventive agent is limited by its chemical and metabolic instability. Non-enzymatic degradation has been described to yield vanillin, ferulicExpand
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Low Blood Pressure in Endothelial Cell–Specific Endothelin 1 Knockout Mice
Endothelin (ET) 1 is a potent vasoconstrictor peptide produced by vascular endothelial cells and implicated in various pathophysiologic states involving abnormal vascular tone. Homozygous ET-1 nullExpand
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Increased Tear Fluid Production as a Compensatory Response to Meibomian Gland Loss: A Multicenter Cross-sectional Study.
PURPOSE To compare tear film parameters as well as meibomian gland morphologic features and function among patients with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), those with non-Sjögren syndromeExpand
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Long-term inhibition of renin-angiotensin system sustains memory function in aged Dahl rats.
The Dahl salt-sensitive (DS) rat, a genetic model of salt-induced hypertension in humans, is more likely to develop severe vascular injuries than a rat with spontaneous hypertension. We designed anExpand
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