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The CD4/CD8 ratio in vitreous fluid is of high diagnostic value in sarcoidosis.
PURPOSE Sarcoidosis is an idiopathic inflammatory disorder involving multiple organs, and ocular manifestation (represented by granulomatous uveitis) is one of the common features. A well-knownExpand
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Ophthalmic artery blood flow in patients with internal carotid artery occlusion
Aim: To evaluate the risk factors for rubeosis iridis by colour Doppler imaging (CDI) in patients with complete internal carotid artery occlusion (ICAO). Methods: 34 eyes of 32 consecutive patientsExpand
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Vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous or tractional retinal detachment with familial exudative vitreoretinopathy.
OBJECTIVE To examine the anatomic features and surgical indications of familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) complicated with rhegmatogenous or tractional retinal detachment. DESIGNExpand
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Pars plana vitrectomy for regression of choroidal neovascularization with age-related macular degeneration.
OBJECTIVE In age-related macular degeneration, the posterior vitreous surface often remains attached to a higher degree than expected for the patient's age, suggesting the involvement of theExpand
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The presence of Propionibacterium spp. in the vitreous fluid of uveitis patients with sarcoidosis.
PURPOSE An immunological reaction to a bacterial antigen, such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis or Propionibacterium spp., is suspected to be an initial mechanism in the disorder known as sarcoidosis.Expand
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Comparative effect of antiplatelet therapy in retinal vein occlusion evaluated by the particle-counting method using light scattering.
PURPOSE To evaluate platelet aggregation in patients with retinal vein occlusion (RVO) by the light-scattering method and compare the effects of three antiplatelet drugs on aggregate formation. Expand
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Multiple cranial arteriovenous malformations in a child with eventual blindness in the affected eye.
PURPOSE To report a case of multiple cranial arteriovenous malformations involving the orbit and retina. METHOD Case report. We treated a 7-year-old girl who was diagnosed with a left submaxillary,Expand
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A case of bacterial endophthalmitis following perforating injury caused by a cat claw.
A case of bacterial endophthalmitis following a perforating ocular injury caused by a cat claw is reported. The scleral wound was sutured immediately following the injury and systemic antibioticsExpand
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Macular translocation with chorioscleral outfolding: 2-year results.
PURPOSE To evaluate the results of macular translocation with radial chorioscleral outfolding in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) and to identify factors associated withExpand
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Transforming Growth Factor β2 Increases in Subretinal Fluid in Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Subretinal Strands
Purpose: To compare transforming growth factor (TGF) β2 levels in subretinal fluid of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with or without subretinal strand formation. Methods: We assessed total andExpand
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