Víctor Manuel Asensio-Sánchez

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CASE REPORT We describe a 72-year-old woman with a retinal detachment who underwent pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and intraocular tamponade with a combination of silicone oil and perfluoro-n-octane as a postoperative vitreous tamponade. Three months later, plaque-like deposits of emulsified perfluoro-n-octane were visible on the inferior retina. DISCUSSION(More)
INTRODUCTION Presumed solitary circumscribed retinal astrocytic proliferation (PSCRAP) is a small defined solitary lesion. CASE REPORT A 58-year-old man had an opaque yellow retinal lesion inferonasal to the optic disc. Fluorescein angiography showed mild early hyperfluorescence and late fluorescence. Ultrasound showed no calcification. Autofluorescence(More)
CASE REPORTS We describe 2 patients who developed ocular side effects during treatment with topiramate. One was a 16-year-old woman with generalized seizures who developed a homonymous hemianopia after using topiramate 125 mg per day for 12 weeks, and the other was a 24-year-old epileptic female who developed a bilateral maculopathy after using topiramate(More)
Letters to the Editor Age-related macular degeneration, apnea and macrophages ଝ Degeneración macular asociada a la edad, apnea y macrófagos Dear Sir, Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a multiple eti-ology disease in which a broad range of genes and proteins play significant roles. 1 Wet or exudative ARMD, also known as neovascular ARMD, is the type(More)
OBJECTIVE We examined the influence of non-ophthalmic parameters as risk factors of clinically significant macular edema (CSME). METHODS The authors reviewed clinical records of all clinically significant macular edema between 1995 and 2005. The association between the presence of CSME and HgbA1c, onset and duration of diabetes, blood pressure, body mass(More)
Previous studies demonstrate how the intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) is associated with different risk factors, including systemic diseases and alpha-1 antagonist drugs, the main one being tamsulosin which alleviates benign prostate hypertrophia symptoms.1 This drug is very efficient for urologists as it delays or avoids prostate surgery although(More)
OBJECTIVE To look for alterations of glycemic control as a secondary systemic effect of the retrobulbar injection of triamcinolone acetonide in diabetic and non-diabetic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 40 patients (25 men and 15 women, 20 with and 20 without diabetes). The injection site in all patients was the retrobulbar space, with one(More)
CASE REPORT We present a case of Horner's syndrome in a 33-year-old man who presented with ptosis and right pupil miosis after cervical trauma. Computed tomography revealed a tender haematoma in the neck, which was producing tracheal deformity and stenosis. DISCUSSION Cervical trauma may damage the sympathetic pathway and result in Horner's syndrome. This(More)
OBJECTIVE Helicobacter pylori (HP) gastric infection has been implicated as an important factor in occlusive arterial pathology. Nowadays, it is suspected that central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) is due to a multifocal vascular occlusive disease of the choriocapillaris. The aim of this study was to determine the relation between gastric HP infection and(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure erythropoietin (Epo) levels in the vitreous body from patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). PATIENTS AND METHODS Undiluted vitreous samples were obtained from 44 patients who had not undergone prior vitreous or intraocular surgery. Patients were divided into two groups: A (n= 24) patients with PDR and B (n= 20)(More)