Yu-Harn Horng

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PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of slow-release dexamethasone intravitreal implant (DEX implant) in patients with refractory macular edema (ME) secondary to retinal vein occlusion (RVO) in Taiwan. METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review of patients with a diagnosis of ME secondary to RVO who received the DEX implant at(More)
PURPOSE To identify the risk factors for endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of medical records of 602 patients admitted with K. pneumoniae liver abscess from January 1991 to November 2009. Variables included age, sex, history, month of onset, systemic condition, initial(More)
To identify the prevalence and related risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) in non-insulin dependent diabetes in Taiwan. A retrospective review of type II diabetic patients in the Diabetes Shared Care System database of our Hospital enrolled from 2002 to 2009. A retinopathy severity score was assigned according to fundus examination by indirect(More)
BACKGROUND We describe the anatomical and functional outcomes of eyes that underwent a modified technique of relaxing retinotomy, dashed line relaxing retinotomy, in the management of retinal detachment with anterior proliferative vitreoretinopathy. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 54 consecutive eyes in 52 patients who received pars plana vitrectomy(More)
Blood loss in patients on cardiopulmonary bypass is tremendously large after surgery due to platelet dysfunction. Desmopressin acetate (a synthetic analogue of vasopressin) has been shown to improve blood coagulation in a variety of platelet disorders especially in patients with hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease and uremia. Recent years, it has been used(More)
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