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PURPOSE To evaluate the long-terrm effectiveness of fornix suture placement combined with a lateral tarsal strip procedure in correcting involutional entropion. Published reports regarding various surgical techniques and results are reviewed. METHODS This retrospective study reviewed 119 patients with involutional lower eyelid entropion who underwent(More)
SU1498, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2), has activity against retinal neovascular diseases. To determine if this drug might have clinical utility against retinoblastoma, we evaluated the effects of SU1498, as well as the expression of VEGFR-2, in a transgenic animal model of retinoblastoma. Optical(More)
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF) is believed to play an important role in mediating many of the pathophysiologic changes accompanying bacterial sepsis. In order to characterize the cardiopulmonary responses to TNF in a young animal model and to determine to what extent these changes were secondary to cyclooxygenase byproducts, three groups of mechanically(More)
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