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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28431627/sequential-naion-presenting-as-pseudo-foster-kennedy-syndrome
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Anuja Patil, Aastha Takkar, Manoj Goyal, Ramandeep Singh, Vivek Lal
PURPOSE: To review recurrent NAION as a cause for PFK syndrome. METHODS: In an observational study patients presenting with sudden loss of vision were evaluated. We reviewed patients presenting with disc edema on one side and optic atrophy in contralateral eye on fundus examination. Their visual field defects and fundus fluorescein angiography was assessed. RESULTS: Of the 7 patients evaluated 4 (57.1%) were females. Mean age at presentation was 53...
May 15, 2017: Journal of the Neurological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28424394/-brodmann-areas-17-18-and-19-in-the-human-brain-an-overview
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Juro Kawachi
Brodmann areas 17, 18, and 19 in the human brain are visual cortices of the occipital lobe. Each area has its own retinotopic representations, particulary area 19, which has many small retinotopic areas representing half or all of the contralateral visual field, several functional areas, and nine cytoarchitectonic areas. Several fasciculi are known as occipital fiber connections, but their precise endpoints are not clear. Lesions in the visual cortices cause several visual disorders including visual field defect, visual hallucinations, metamorphopsia, and different kinds of visual agnosia...
April 2017: Brain and Nerve, Shinkei Kenkyū No Shinpo
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28421139/regional-relationship-between-macular-retinal-thickness-and-corresponding-central-visual-field-sensitivity-in-glaucoma-patients
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Chun-Hsiu Liu, Shirley H L Chang, Shiu-Chen Wu
Purpose. To investigate the relationship between macular retinal thickness (MRT) and central visual field sensitivity (VFS) in patients with glaucoma. Methods. This retrospective study enrolled patients diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma. All study patients underwent Humphrey 10-2 visual field (VF) test and Spectralis spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) exam for MRT measurement. Results. Sixty-eight eyes of 68 patients were examined. The correlation coefficients between VFS and MRT were 0...
2017: Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28419563/whole-exome-sequencing-identified-a-novel-single-base-pair-insertion-mutation-in-the-eys-gene-in-a-six-generation-family-with-retinitis-pigmentosa
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Jamil Amjad Hashmi, Maan Abdullah Albarry, Ahmed Almatrafi, Alia M Albalawi, Amir Mehmood, Sulman Basit
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of inherited progressive retinal dystrophies (RD) and is characterized by photoreceptor degeneration. RP is clinically and genetically heterogeneous disorder. More than 70 genes are known and, thus, identification of causative genes and mutations in known genes is challenging. This study was designed to identify the underlying genetic defect in a large extended Saudi family with multiple RP affected members. Fundus photography, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and visual field perimetry were performed for affected individuals...
April 16, 2017: Congenital Anomalies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28416494/long-term-clinical-course-of-normotensive-preperimetric-glaucoma
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Akira Sawada, Yusuke Manabe, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Chisato Nagata
AIMS: To evaluate the long-term clinical course of normotensive preperimetric glaucoma (PPG). METHODS: We retrospectively analysed 130 eyes of 130 patients initially diagnosed as having preperimetric normal tension glaucoma and followed these cases for at least 5 years with reliable visual field (VF) examinations by standard automated perimetry. When the VF defect (VFD) met Anderson-Patella's criteria on three or more consecutive examinations, and consistently met the criteria on subsequent examinations, we concluded that a glaucomatous VFD was present...
April 17, 2017: British Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28413523/predictors-of-visual-outcome-with-transsphenoidal-excision-of-pituitary-adenomas-having-suprasellar-extension-a-prospective-series-of-100-cases-and-brief-review-of-the-literature
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Amit Kumar Thotakura, Mohana Rao Patibandla, Manas K Panigrahi, Gokul Chowdary Addagada
OBJECTIVE: The aim was to assess the factors influencing the visual outcome following trans-sphenoidal excision of pituitary adenomas. MATERIALS AND METHODS: One hundred consecutive patients of pituitary adenomas with suprasellar extension (SSE) were operated by trans-sphenoidal approach from July 2003 to December 2006. There were 52 male and 48 female patients with a mean age of 42.47 years. The visual impairment score, which was used to evaluate the visual outcome was produced by adding the scores for visual acuity and visual field defects of each patient (from the tables of the German Ophthalmological Society)...
January 2017: Asian Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28408038/temporal-relation-between-macular-ganglion-cell-inner-plexiform-layer-loss-and-peripapillary-retinal-nerve-fiber-layer-loss-in-glaucoma
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Young Kook Kim, Ahnul Ha, Kyeong Ik Na, Hae Jin Kim, Jin Wook Jeoung, Ki Ho Park
PURPOSE: To investigate the temporal relationship between inferior macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer (mGCIPL) loss and corresponding peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL) defect on the optical coherence tomography (OCT) deviation map in glaucoma. DESIGN: Retrospective, observational study. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 151 patients with early-stage glaucoma (visual field [VF] mean deviation between -1.5 and -5.5 decibels [dB])...
April 10, 2017: Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28406309/direct-observation-of-impurity-segregation-at-dislocation-cores-in-an-ionic-crystal
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Eita Tochigi, Yuki Kezuka, Akiho Nakamura, Atsutomo Nakamura, Naoya Shibata, Yuichi Ikuhara
Dislocations-one-dimensional lattice defects-are known to strongly interact with impurity atoms in a crystal. This interaction is generally explained on the basis of the long-range strain field of the dislocation. In ionic crystals, the impurity-dislocation interactions must be influenced by the electrostatic effect in addition to the strain effect. However, such interactions have not been verified yet. Here, we show a direct evidence of the electrostatic impurity-dislocation interaction in α-Al2O3 by visualizing the dopant atom distributions at dislocation cores using atomic-resolution scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM)...
April 13, 2017: Nano Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28394809/structure-function-relationship-between-the-bruch-membrane-opening-based-minimum-rim-width-and-visual-field-defects-in-advanced-glaucoma
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Serhat Imamoglu, Nimet Burcu Celik, Mehmet S Sevim, Gokhan Pekel, Nimet Yesim Ercalik, Esra Turkseven Kumral, Handan Bardak
PURPOSE: To investigate the relationship between the Bruch membrane opening-minimum rim width (BMO-MRW) (global and temporal) parameters with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and visual field (VF) sensitivity on the 10-2 test in patients with advanced glaucoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional, observational study included a total of 33 eyes of 29 patients. To evaluate VF sensitivity, automated white-on-white perimetry was performed using a Humphrey field analyzer...
April 7, 2017: Journal of Glaucoma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28393063/neuropsychological-and-psychiatric-outcomes-in-dextro-transposition-of-the-great-arteries-across-the-lifespan-a-state-of-the-art-review
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Leila Kasmi, Damien Bonnet, Michèle Montreuil, David Kalfa, Nikoletta Geronikola, David C Bellinger, Johanna Calderon
Advances in prenatal diagnosis, perioperative management, and postoperative care have dramatically increased the population of survivors of neonatal and infant heart surgery. The high survival rate of these patients into adulthood has exposed the alarming prevalence of long-term neuropsychological and psychiatric morbidities. Dextro-transposition of the great arteries (d-TGA) is one of the most extensively studied cyanotic congenital heart defect (CHD) with regard to neurodevelopmental outcomes. Landmark studies have described a common neurodevelopmental and behavioral phenotype associated with d-TGA...
2017: Frontiers in Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28389411/complications-after-surgery-for-mesial-temporal-lobe-epilepsy-associated-with-hippocampal-sclerosis
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Bertrand Mathon, Vincent Navarro, Franck Bielle, Vi-Huong Nguyen-Michel, Alexandre Carpentier, Michel Baulac, Philippe Cornu, Claude Adam, Sophie Dupont, Stéphane Clemenceau
BACKGROUND: Hippocampal sclerosis is the most common cause of drug-resistant epilepsy amenable for surgical treatment and seizure control. This study aimed to analyze morbidities related to surgery of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy associated with hippocampal sclerosis and to identify possible risk factors for complications. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of postoperative complications was made for 389 operations performed between 1990 and 2015 on patients aged 15 to 67 years (mean 36...
April 4, 2017: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28372299/new-tools-for-non-invasive-exploration-of-collagen-network-in-cartilaginous-tissue-engineered-substitute
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Christel Henrionnet, Dominique Dumas, Sébastien Hupont, Jean François Stoltz, Didier Mainard, Pierre Gillet, Astrid Pinzano
In tissue engineering approaches, the quality of substitutes is a key element to determine its ability to treat cartilage defects. However, in clinical practice, the evaluation of tissue-engineered cartilage substitute quality is not possible due to the invasiveness of the standard procedure, which is to date histology. The aim of this work was to validate a new innovative system performed from two-photon excitation laser adapted to an optical macroscope to evaluate at macroscopic scale the collagen network in cartilage tissue-engineered substitutes in confrontation with gold standard histologic techniques or immunohistochemistry to visualize type II collagen...
2017: Bio-medical Materials and Engineering
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28368999/evaluation-of-a-novel-visual-field-analyzer-application-for-automated-classification-of-glaucoma-severity
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Renato A S Germano, Carlos Gustavo de Moraes, Remo Susanna, Daniel O Dantas, Edson D S Neto
PURPOSE: To describe the Glaucoma Staging Application (GSA), a new application for automated classification of visual field (VF) severity that can be used in any Humphrey perimeters. We also tested and validated its performance in staging glaucomatous VFs defects and assessed its reproducibility. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The GSA is based upon the modified University of São Paulo Glaucoma Visual Field Staging System, and consists of 3 sections: severity based on the visual field index; defect location based on eccentricity; and extent of topographic damage by hemifields...
March 31, 2017: Journal of Glaucoma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28367186/correlation-between-central-corneal-thickness-and-visual-field-defects-cup-to-disc-ratio-and-retinal-nerve-fiber-layer-thickness-in-primary-open-angle-glaucoma-patients
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Muhammad Haroon Sarfraz, Mohammad Asim Mehboob, Rana Intisar Ul Haq
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the correlation between Central Corneal Thickness (CCT) and Visual Field (VF) defect parameters like Mean Deviation (MD) and Pattern Standard Deviation (PSD), Cup-to-Disc Ratio (CDR) and Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer Thickness (RNFL-T) in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG) patients. METHODS: This cross sectional study was conducted at Armed Forces Institute of Ophthalmology (AFIO), Rawalpindi from September 2015 to September 2016. Sixty eyes of 30 patients with diagnosed POAG were analysed...
January 2017: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28365911/visual-field-defects-of-the-contralateral-eye-of-non-arteritic-ischemic-anterior-optic-neuropathy-are-they-related-to-sleep-apnea
#15
Florent Aptel, Nischal Aryal-Charles, Renaud Tamisier, Jean-Louis Pépin, Antoine Lesoin, Christophe Chiquet
PURPOSE: To evaluate whether obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is responsible for the visual field defects found in the fellow eyes of patients with non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). METHODS: Prospective cross-sectional study. The visual fields of the fellow eyes of NAION subjects with OSA were compared to the visual fields of control OSA patients matched for OSA severity. All patients underwent comprehensive ophthalmological and general examination including Humphrey 24...
April 1, 2017: Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28358939/peripapillary-retinal-nerve-fiber-layer-vascular-microcirculation-in-eyes-with-glaucoma-and-single-hemifield-visual-field-loss
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Chieh-Li Chen, Karine D Bojikian, Joanne C Wen, Qinqin Zhang, Chen Xin, Raghu C Mudumbai, Murray A Johnstone, Philip P Chen, Ruikang K Wang
Importance: Understanding the differences in vascular microcirculation of the peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) between the hemispheres in eyes with glaucoma with single-hemifield visual field (VF) defects may provide insight into the pathophysiology of glaucoma. Objective: To investigate the changes in the microcirculation of the peripapillary RNFL of eyes with glaucoma by using optical microangiography. Design, Setting, and Participants: Eyes with glaucoma and single-hemifield VF defect and normal eyes underwent scanning using an optical microangiography system covering a 6...
March 30, 2017: JAMA Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28357611/development-of-visual-field-defect-after-first-detected-optic-disc-hemorrhage-in-preperimetric-open-angle-glaucoma
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Hae Jin Kim, Yong Ju Song, Young Kook Kim, Jin Wook Jeoung, Ki Ho Park
PURPOSE: To evaluate functional progression in preperimetric glaucoma (PPG) with disc hemorrhage (DH) and to determine the time interval between the first-detected DH and development of glaucomatous visual field (VF) defect. METHODS: A total of 87 patients who had been first diagnosed with PPG were enrolled. The medical records of PPG patients without DH (Group 1) and with DH (Group 2) were reviewed. When glaucomatous VF defect appeared, the time interval from the diagnosis of PPG to the development of VF defect was calculated and compared between the two groups...
March 29, 2017: Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28355659/-potential-of-fmri-for-the-functional-assessment-of-the-pathological-visual-system
#18
M B Hoffmann, H Thieme, K Ahmadi
Current developments in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the human visual system have generated a set of powerful approaches that are of great promise for modern ophthalmology. These make it possible to perform an objective spatially resolved test of visual function in patients with strong visual impairment and even to investigate the functional organisation of the visual cortex in the blind. As a consequence, they open a broad field of applications for functional assessment in ophthalmology and provide fundamental insights into the interplay of pathology and plasticity in the human visual system...
March 2017: Klinische Monatsblätter Für Augenheilkunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28355310/tangent-screen-perimetry-in-the-evaluation-of-visual-field-defects-associated-with-ptosis-and-dermatochalasis
#19
Molly L Fuller, César A Briceño, Christine C Nelson, Elizabeth A Bradley
PURPOSE: To determine if tangent visual fields gathered during assessment of superior visual field deficits caused by blepharoptosis and dermatochalasis offer good correlation to clinical exam in a time and cost efficient manner. METHODS: Prospective, observational case series. Subjects included all patients referred to a single surgeon (CCN) who underwent surgical correction of blepharoptosis and/or dermatochalasis. Preoperatively and postoperatively, upper margin-to-reflex distances were assessed...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28352462/fixation-methods-can-differentially-affect-ciliary-protein-immunolabeling
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Kiet Hua, Russell J Ferland
BACKGROUND: Primary cilia are immotile, microtubule-based organelles present on most cells. Defects in primary cilia presence/function result in a category of developmental diseases referred to as ciliopathies. As the cilia field progresses, there is a need to consider both the ciliary and extraciliary roles of cilia proteins. However, traditional fixation methods are not always suitable for examining the full range of localizations of cilia proteins. Here, we tested a variety of fixation methods with commonly used cilia markers to determine the most appropriate fixation method for different cilia proteins...
2017: Cilia
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