Tag: "multifocal" at medical news
'Cell death' mechanism identified, may lead to improved treatment
... cytomegalovirus encephalitis and PML (progressive multifocal
leukoencephalopathy) due to JC virus infection. We hope that our findings are an important step toward developing improved therapeutic strategies for this devastating disease, concludes DeBiasi. Further study may articulate the complicated ser...
Other highlights in the August 20 issue of JNCI
...r those with a family history of pheochromocytoma, multifocal
disease, or a diagnosis before age 50. Contact: David March, University of Pennsylvania, 215-615-3353, firstname.lastname@example.org ....
What type of lens is best after cataract surgery multifocal or monofocal? It depends, study says
...l it was found that distance acuity was similar in multifocal
and monofocal intraocular lenses, and that unaided near vision tended to improve with the multifocal
lens. Independence from spectacles was found in 26 percent to 47 percent of patients with multifocal...
Medical experts say cataract and refractive surgeries merging
...esbyopia "Unlike glasses or contact lenses, the multifocal
IOL provides two focal ranges at the same time," s...somewhat compromised." In studies of the AMO Array multifocal
lens, patients attained near visual acuity of 20/40, increased depth of focus, and 81 percent reduce...
Breast conserving therapy offers good outcome if criteria are met
...ke up into pieces that were spread apart (known as multifocal
residual tumor) the presence of cancer cells in the lympho-vascular spaces Because some of these same features unfortunately also predict for local-regional recurrence and distant metastases after mastectomy, the authors say they do not consider an...
Tip sheet for the December 23, 2003 Neurology journal
...he diet for the treatment of intractable focal and multifocal
epilepsy. For more information, contact Jessica Collins at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, 410-516-4570, email@example.com . Epileptologists highly accurate in identifying seizures in epilepsy patients through clinical descriptions Epileptologist...
New drug may help fight some lung cancers
...-small cell lung cancers, but BAC tumors are often multifocal
and not appropriate for surgery. Many oncologists feel that BACs are less responsive to existing chemotherapeutic agents. About 3 percent of all lung cancer patients have pure BAC tumors, and about 20 percent of all non-small cell lung cancers posse...
Gastric bypass and stomach-stapling patients should recognize risk of nerve injury post-surgery
...by weakness, sensory loss and/or pain in a patchy, multifocal
way. Radiculoplexus neuropathy can have the most serious consequences of the three, including confining a patient to a wheelchair. To ensure that peripheral neuropathy was not linked to just any abdominal operation, the team also identified a contro...