Willem Vaandrager

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Background: A massive intraocular hemorrhage in the course of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a devastating event. We set out to determine the role of anticoagulant therapy prescribed for vascular or cardiac indications in the development of a massive hemorrhage. Methods: A retrospective case-controlled study was conducted of 50 cases of(More)
INTRODUCTION Juvenile xanthogranuloma is primarily a skin disease, which occurs mainly in young children. Occasionally a juvenile xanthogranuloma can be found isolated in the eye, particularly in the iris. Early detection and treatment are crucial. CASE DESCRIPTION A two-year-old boy was referred to the hospital with a reddish-brown, well-vascularised(More)
Three patients, women aged 69, 25 and 30 years, with refractory keratitis were found to have a rare infection with Acanthamoeba. All wore soft contact lenses. The frequency of Acanthamoeba keratitis increased in recent years. At present, an efficacious antiprotozoal therapy is available, for instance in the form of polyhexamethylene biguanide and(More)
Retrospectively the data were analyzed of 188 children treated for obesity. The mean age at which obesity begins is 5,5 years, but the mean age at which medical help is sought is 9,5 years. In 78% of these children one or both parents were obese. The mean caloric value of the pretreatment feeding pattern was 924 kJ (220 kCal) less than the reference(More)
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