Zachary P Joos

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OBJECTIVE To characterize a cohort of patients with the signs and symptoms of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES), but with clinical and radiologic involvement of the spinal cord. METHODS We report 2 cases of PRES with spinal cord involvement and identified an additional 6 cases in the Medline database using various search terms related to(More)
BACKGROUND The use of dispersive ophthalmic viscosurgical devices (OVDs) has been shown to provide significant protection against air bubble damage to the corneal endothelium when compared with cohesive OVDs. We compared the corneal endothelial protective effects of a new dispersive OVD, Healon-D, with Viscoat. METHODS Healon-D and Viscoat were used in a(More)
The human tear film is a 3-layered coating of the surface of the eye and a loss, or reduction, in any layer of this film may result in a syndrome of blurry vision and burning pain of the eyes known as dry eye. The lacrimal gland and accessory glands provide multiple components to the tear film, most notably the aqueous. Dysfunction of these glands results(More)
The aim of this study was to describe a modified technique of intraorbital irrigation of amphotericin B in the treatment of rhino-orbital mucormycosis. A 38-year-old man was diagnosed with rhino-orbital mucormycosis and subsequently underwent orbital and sinus debridement with postoperative intraorbital irrigation of amphotericin B. Daily irrigation of(More)
The authors report a case of a 72-year-old woman with unilateral, complete, reversible blindness (no light perception) immediately after uncomplicated repair of an orbital floor fracture. In this case, vision loss was reversed with prompt surgical intervention with removal of the orbital floor implant. The authors review the etiology of vision loss after(More)
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