Wesley A James

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BACKGROUND Group B Streptococcus (GBS) serotype (Ia, Ib, II-IX) correlates with pathogen virulence and clinical prognosis. Epidemiological studies of seroprevalence are an important metric for determining the proportion of serotypes in a given population. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of individual GBS serotypes at Madigan(More)
Argon laser photomydriasis was used to enlarge 20 miotic pupils in 18 open-angle glaucoma patients, with beneficial visual results in patients properly selected before treatment. During eight months of observation, significant complications such as persistent iritis and lens changes did not occur. An increase in intraocular pressure occasionally occurred(More)
Effects of variations in agent, dose, and route of treatment administration on patient reported quality of life (QOL) were examined for 279 patients enrolled on a seven-arm randomized clinical trial (S8905) of 5-FU and its modulation for advanced colorectal cancer. Patients completed QOL questionnaires at randomization and weeks 6, 11, and 21(More)
Argon laser photocoagulation of various iris abnormalities has been performed successfully. The destruction of iris cysts, the obliteration of blood vessels in iridocyclitic membranes prior to surgical discission, the correction of updrawn and deformed pupils, the mydriasis of pupils in patients debilitated by the miosis of antiglaucoma medication, and the(More)
A sophisticated instrument system for performing vitreous surgery includes a disposable surgical tool, with all connecting tubing incorporated in a sterile template that is easy to assemble prior to surgery. The instrument console and foot switches provide all necessary surgical options, with a maximum degree of safety, for precise vitreous suction and(More)
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