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coronary artery disease and intraocular ultrasonography

Rocco De Marco, Pasquale Aurilia, Alessandro Mele
PURPOSE: To report a case of massive spontaneous choroidal hemorrhage in a patient with chronic renal failure and coronary artery disease treated with clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix). METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: A 75-year-old man presented with pain and loss of vision in the left eye for 1 week. His medical history was remarkable for systemic hypertension, chronic renal failure, and artery coronary disease. For 6 months, he had been taking 75 mg/day of Plavix after coronary angioplasty...
September 2009: European Journal of Ophthalmology
Z Yazar, S Hanioglu, G Karakoç, E Gürsel
PURPOSE: This study evaluated ocular and systemic diseases in patients with asteroid hyalosis and compared axial lengths of asteroid hyalosis patients with the normal population. METHODS: The examination of 26 patients with asteroid hyalosis consisted of complete history, complete ocular examination, blood pressure and laboratory studies in order to detect systemic diseases, A and B scan ultrasonography to measure axial lengths and to detect posterior vitreous detachment...
January 2001: European Journal of Ophthalmology
J B Mizener, P Podhajsky, S S Hayreh
PURPOSE: The purpose of the study is to investigate the clinical features and management of ocular ischemic syndrome (OIS) and factors influencing its development. INTERVENTION: The following interventions were used: detailed medical and ocular histories, complete ophthalmic evaluation including fluorescein angiography, internal carotid artery evaluation by duplex ultrasonography, and/or aortic arch angiography, management, and follow-up. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The following outcome measures were considered: visual acuity, visual fields, intraocular pressure, anterior segment neovascularization and other abnormalities, lens, optic disc, retinal and choroidal changes, carotid artery stenosis or occlusion, diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, coronary artery disease, and cerebrovascular disease...
May 1997: Ophthalmology
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