Genomes and Genes
Summary: The condition of an anatomical structure's being dilated beyond normal dimensions.
Publications205 found, 100 shown here
- Aortic root dilatation in young men with normally functioning bicuspid aortic valvesS Nistri
Sanitary Service, Regione Carabinieri Veneto, Via Brigata Padova 19, 35100 Padova, Italy
Heart 82:19-22. 1999..To evaluate the dimensions of the aortic root in a selected population of young males with isolated normally functioning bicuspid aortic valve...
- Vascular matrix remodeling in patients with bicuspid aortic valve malformations: implications for aortic dilatationPaul W M Fedak
Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto and Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:797-806. 2003..In bicuspid aortic valve disease a deficiency of fibrillin-1 and increased matrix metalloproteinase matrix degradation might result in aortic degeneration and dilatation...
- Corneal ectasia induced by laser in situ keratomileusisI G Pallikaris
Department of Ophthalmology, Vardinoyannion Eye Institute of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklio, Greece
J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1796-802. 2001..CONCLUSION: Despite the limitations of the small sample size, the study's results suggest that parameters besides residual corneal bed thickness (eg, age, attempted correction) may have to be considered to avoid post-LASIK ectasia...
- Dilatation of the ascending aorta in paediatric patients with bicuspid aortic valve: frequency, rate of progression and risk factorsA E Warren
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Heart 92:1496-500. 2006..To describe the incidence and rate of dilatation of the ascending aorta in children with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and to determine factors that predict rapid aortic dilatation...
- Recovery of divergent avian bornaviruses from cases of proventricular dilatation disease: identification of a candidate etiologic agentAmy L Kistler
Departments of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
Virol J 5:88. 2008..For almost 40 years, a viral etiology for PDD has been suspected, but to date no candidate etiologic agent has been reproducibly linked to the disease...
- Spatiotemporal patterns of smooth muscle cell changes in ascending aortic dilatation with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve stenosis: focus on cell-matrix signalingAlessandro Della Corte
Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, V Monaldi Hospital, Naples, Italy
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:8-18, 18.e1-2. 2008..The present study examined temporal and spatial patterns of extracellular matrix and smooth muscle cell changes in the ascending aorta with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve stenosis...
- Dilatation of the aorta in pure, severe, bicuspid aortic valve stenosisGareth J Morgan-Hughes
Department of Cardiology, South West Cardiothoracic Centre, Plymouth NHS Trust, Plymouth, United Kingdom
Am Heart J 147:736-40. 2004....
- Different patterns of extracellular matrix protein expression in the convexity and the concavity of the dilated aorta with bicuspid aortic valve: preliminary resultsMaurizio Cotrufo
Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, Italy
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:504-11. 2005..This study aimed to assess extracellular matrix protein expression patterns at the convexity (right anterolateral wall) and the concavity of the dilated ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease...
- Right ventricular dilatation during exercise. A new sign?Carlos Cotrim
Serviço de Cardiologia do Hospital Garcia de Orta, Almada, Portugal
Rev Port Cardiol 26:939-40. 2007
- Coronary artery dilation among patients presenting with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritisBryce A Binstadt
Rheumatology Program, Division of Immunology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 116:e89-93. 2005..To evaluate coronary artery diameters among patients presenting with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SoJIA)...
- Bilateral keratectasia after unilateral laser in situ keratomileusis: a retrospective diagnosis of ectatic corneal disorderJim C Wang
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Fontana, California 92335, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 29:2015-8. 2003..A retrospective diagnosis of ectatic corneal disorder was made in a patient who had no obvious findings of corneal pathology prior to LASIK...
- Aortic dimensions in patients with bicuspid aortic valve without significant valve dysfunctionMoreno Cecconi
Ospedale Cardiologico G M Lancisi, Via Guazzatore 66, 60027 Osimo, Ancona, Italy
Am J Cardiol 95:292-4. 2005..Ascending aortic diameter and the extension of aortic dilation were significantly correlated with age, but no correlation was found between aortic dimensions and aortic valve morphology...
- Extramural coronary arteries in adults with cyanotic congenital heart diseaseReema Chugh
Ahmanson UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1679, USA
Am J Cardiol 94:1355-7. 2004..Dilatation and tortuosity of extramural coronary arteries are prevalent in cyanotic congenital heart disease. Two pathogenetic variables are operative, namely endothelial vasodilator substances and medial structural abnormalities...
- Keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK): evaluation of the calculated residual stromal bed thicknessRichard J Ou
Jules Stein Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 134:771-3. 2002..To report corneal histopathology associated with keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and to evaluate the thickness of the calculated residual stromal bed in two cases and those in the literature...
- Latrogenic keratectasia following laser in situ keratomileusisLeopoldo Spadea
University of L Aquila, Italy
J Refract Surg 18:475-80. 2002..To evaluate keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for high myopia...
- Local mechanical and structural properties of healthy and diseased human ascending aorta tissueNusrat Choudhury
Department of Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cardiovasc Pathol 18:83-91. 2009..This study investigates the mechanics and histology of healthy and dilated human ascending aortas (AA). The regional variation in mechanical response and tissue structure were compared...
- The Tailor of Gloucester: a jacket for the Marfan's aortaTal Golesworthy
Lancet 364:1582. 2004
- Is aortic wall degeneration related to bicuspid aortic valve anatomy in patients with valvular disease?Claudio F Russo
Angelo De Gasperis Department of Cardiac Surgery, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:937-42. 2008..Patients with bicuspid aortic valve are at increased risk for aortic complications...
- Peroral endoscopic reduction of dilated gastrojejunal anastomosis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a possible new option for patients with weight regainC C Thompson
Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Surg Endosc 20:1744-8. 2006..This study aimed to assess the feasibility of endoscopic gastrojejunal anastomotic tightening and to determine the effect of tightening on body weight...
- Coronary artery ectasias: imaging, functional assessment and clinical implicationsAthanassios Manginas
First Department of Cardiology, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
Eur Heart J 27:1026-31. 2006..The prognosis of coronary ectasias is controversial and prospective studies focusing on conservative or invasive strategies to prevent cardiac complications are needed...
- Endoscopic CO2 laser management of laryngocelePablo Martinez Devesa
Professorial Unit of the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Laryngoscope 112:1426-30. 2002..To report on the management of laryngoceles by CO2 laser-assisted endoscopic excision...
- Laryngopyocele: signs on computed tomographyH Nazaroglu
Dicle Universitesi Tip Fakültesi Radyoloji Anabilim Dali, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Eur J Radiol 33:63-5. 2000..An infected laryngocele is called a laryngopyocele. Our experience with a case of laryngopyocele with signs on computed tomography before and after antibiotic therapy is presented since laryngopyocele is more unusual...
- Clinical course of patients with coronary ectasiaK Takahashi
First Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan
Cardiology 91:145-9. 1999..To compare the clinical prognosis between patients with diffuse coronary ectasia and those with localized coronary ectasia...
- Size reduction ascending aortoplasty: is it dead or alive?Francis Robicsek
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Heineman Medical Research Laboratories at Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:562-70. 2004..The purpose of the article is to draw conclusions on the applicability of reduction ascending aortoplasty in modern cardiovascular surgery...
- Frequency of coronary artery ectasia in patients undergoing surgery for ascending aortic aneurysmsManolis C Papadakis
First Cardiology and Second Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
Am J Cardiol 94:1433-5. 2004..The present study examines the incidence of coronary artery ectasia in patients with aneurysms of the ascending aorta...
- Frequency of aortic root dilation in children with a bicuspid aortic valveMichelle Gurvitz
Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA
Am J Cardiol 94:1337-40. 2004..The children with BAV had significantly larger aortic roots (p <0.001) regardless of the presence of aortic stenosis or regurgitation...
- Plasma interleukin-6 levels are increased in coronary artery ectasiaLale Tokgozoglu
Hacettepe University, Department of Cardiology, Ankara, Turkey
Acta Cardiol 59:515-9. 2004..The aim of this study was to investigate whether a similar association also exists for patients with coronary ectasia, which may also be regarded as an abnormal dilatation of the arterial system...
- Is size-reducing ascending aortoplasty with external reinforcement an option in modern aortic surgery?Peter Feindt
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heinrich Heine University Hospital, Dusseldorf, Germany
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:614-7. 2007....
- Long-term experience of girdling the ascending aorta with Dacron mesh as definitive treatment for aneurysmal dilationOved Cohen
Division of Cardiac Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California90095 1741, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 83:S780-4; discussion S785-90. 2007..We reviewed our institutional experience with Dacron (DuPont, Wilmington, DE) mesh wrap support of dilated ascending aortas...
- Aortic elasticity and size in bicuspid aortic valve syndromeStefano Nistri
Cardiology Service CMSR Veneto Medica, Via Vicenza, 204, Altavilla Vicentina VI, 36077 Vicenza, Italy
Eur Heart J 29:472-9. 2008..To investigate the relation between aortic elastic properties and size in bicuspid aortic valves (BAVs)...
- Plasma soluble adhesion molecules; intercellular adhesion molecule-1, vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 and E-selectin levels in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasiaHasan Turhan
Inonu University Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Malatya, Turkey
Coron Artery Dis 16:45-50. 2005..001; E-selectin, 74 +/- 21 versus 49 +/- 9, respectively, P < 0.001), suggesting the presence of a more severe and extensive chronic inflammation in the coronary circulation in patients with isolated CAE...
- Expression of monocyte and lymphocyte adhesion molecules is increased in isolated coronary artery ectasiaNesligul Yildirim
Departments of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Kozlu Zonguldak, Turkey
Coron Artery Dis 18:49-53. 2007....
- Weight gain after bariatric surgery as a result of a large gastric stoma: endotherapy with sodium morrhuate may prevent the need for surgical revisionMarc F Catalano
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, St Luke s Medical Center, St Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53219, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 66:240-5. 2007..Complications of bariatric surgery include stomal stenosis and/or ulcer and stomal dilation (secondary to overeating). The latter complication can result in a gain of previously lost weight...
- Reduced aortic elasticity and dilatation are associated with aortic regurgitation and left ventricular hypertrophy in nonstenotic bicuspid aortic valve patientsHeynric B Grotenhuis
Department of Radiology, Center for Congenital Anomalies of the Heart, Leiden, The Netherlands
J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1660-5. 2007..This study sought to assess elasticity and dimensions of the aorta and their impact on aortic valve competence and left ventricular (LV) function in patients with a nonstenotic bicuspid aortic valve (BAV)...
- Relationship between circulating plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 (gelatinase-B) concentration and aortic root dilatationOsman Karakaya
Department of Cardiology, Kosuyolu Heart Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Am J Hypertens 19:361-5. 2006..However, its role in the development of aortic root dilatation has not been studied. We therefore attempted to determine the relationship between aortic root diameter and MMP-9 concentration in a hypertensive population...
- Bilateral coronary artery dilatation and supravalvular pulmonary stenosis in a child with noonan syndromeT Ucar
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Pediatr Cardiol 26:848-50. 2005..Both coronary artery dilatation and supravalvular pulmonary stenosis, although rarely reported, are abnormalities of the cardiovascular system that may occur in Noonan syndrome...
- Increased prevalence of varicocele in patients with coronary artery ectasiaErtan Yetkin
Department of Cardiology, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, and Diyarbakir Government Hospital, Department of Urology, Diyarbakir, Turkey
Coron Artery Dis 16:261-4. 2005..Recently increased prevalence of peripheral varicose veins has been shown in patients with CAE. In this study we aimed to assess the prevalence of varicocele, which is dilatation of another venous system, in patients with CAE...
- Coronary flow evaluation by TIMI frame count and magnetic resonance flow velocity in patients with coronary artery ectasiaSophie I Mavrogeni
Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 7:545-50. 2005..Our aim was to compare TFC with magnetic resonance peak flow velocity (PFV) for the evaluation of the coronary flow in patients with CAE...
- Natural history of a dilated ascending aorta after aortic valve replacementKatsuhiko Matsuyama
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Nagoya, Japan
Circ J 69:392-6. 2005....
- Weight gain after bariatric surgery as a result of large gastric stoma: endotherapy with sodium morrhuate to induce stomal stenosis may prevent the need for surgical revisionJohn M Morton
Gastrointest Endosc 66:246-7. 2007
- Dilatation of the entire thoracic aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve: a magnetic resonance angiography studyM Westhoff-Bleck
Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Vasa 34:181-5. 2005..The presence of a bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) might be associated with a progressive dilatation of the aortic root and ascending aorta. However, involvement of the aortic arch and descending aorta has not yet been elucidated...
- Predictors of ascending aortic dilatation with bicuspid aortic valve: a wide spectrum of disease expressionAlessandro Della Corte
Department of Cardiothoracic and Respiratory Sciences, Second University of Naples, V Monaldi Hospital, Via L Bianchi, 80131 Naples, Italy
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:397-404; discussion 404-5. 2007..This study aimed to describe the features and identify the predictors of ascending aorta dilatation in patients with congenital bicuspid aortic valve (BAV)...
- Endoscopic intraluminal suture plication of the gastric pouch and stoma in postoperative Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patientsMichael Schweitzer
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:223-6. 2004..While gastric bypass is highly successful in the majority of patients, significant weight regain can occur over time due to stretching of the gastric pouch and stoma...
- Increased thrombolysis in myocardial infarction frame counts in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasiaKubilay Senen
Department of Cardiology, TYIH, Ankara, Turkey
Heart Vessels 19:23-6. 2004..TIMI frame counts can be regarded as an index of the severity of impaired coronary flow in patients with coronary artery ectasia...
- Failure to prevent progressive dilation of ascending aorta by aortic valve replacement in patients with bicuspid aortic valve: comparison with tricuspid aortic valveHisayo Yasuda
Department of Cardiology, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishiro dai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
Circulation 108:II291-4. 2003..Patients with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) have been frequently complicated with ascending aortic dilation possibly because of hemodynamic burdens by aortic stenosis (AS) or regurgitation (AR) or congenital fragility of the aortic wall...
- Ectopic opening of the common bile duct in the duodenal bulb: clinical implicationsSang Soo Lee
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Gastrointest Endosc 57:679-82. 2003..This study analyzed the clinical implications and cholangiographic findings of this anomaly...
- Matrix metalloproteinases and inflammatory markers in coronary artery ectasia: their relationship to severity of coronary artery ectasiaAbdullah Dogan
Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Coron Artery Dis 19:559-63. 2008..Thus, we investigated the role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP), tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinases (TIMP-1), and inflammatory markers [high-sensitive C-reactive protein, interleukins (ILs)] in CAE patients...
- Novel borna virus in psittacine birds with proventricular dilatation diseaseKirsi S Honkavuori
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1883-6. 2008..Real-time PCR confirmed virus presence in brain, proventriculus, and adrenal gland of 3 birds with PDD but not in 4 unaffected birds...
- Turner syndrome is an independent risk factor for aortic dilation in the youngLeo Lopez
Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, 3415 Bainbridge Ave, Rosenthal 3, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
Pediatrics 121:e1622-7. 2008....
- Altered coronary flow properties in diffuse coronary artery ectasiaOmer Akyurek
Department of Cardiology, Ankara University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
Am Heart J 145:66-72. 2003..The purpose of this study was to investigate coronary blood flow properties in patients with diffuse coronary artery ectasia (CAE) associated with exercise-induced myocardial ischemia...
- Bicuspid aortic valve associated with aortic dilatation: a community-based studyVuyisile T Nkomo
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:351-6. 2003..An independent association of BAV and aortic dilatation in a community-based study has not been demonstrated...
- Treatment of weight regain after gastric bypass surgery when using a new endoscopic platform: initial experience and early outcomes (with video)Daniel K Mullady
Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 70:440-4. 2009..Some patients are thought to regain weight after gastric bypass surgery because of dilation of the gastrojejunal anastomosis (GJA) and/or gastric pouch...
- Importance of dural ectasia in phenotypic assessment of Marfan's syndromeR Fattori
Institute of Radiology, University Hospital S Orsola, Bologna, Italy
Lancet 354:910-3. 1999..Dural ectasia has been classified as a major diagnostic criterion; however, its prevalence is not known. We aimed to identify the true prevalence of dural ectasia in Marfan's syndrome, and to investigate its relation to aortic pathology...
- Aortic dimensions in girls and young women with turner syndrome: a magnetic resonance imaging studyLine Cleemann
Department of Paediatrics, Hillerød Hospital, 3400 Hillerød, Denmark
Pediatr Cardiol 31:497-504. 2010..The BSA predicted aortic size at all positions. The prevalence of aortic dilation and aneurysm was lower in this population of girls and younger women with TS than in older TS populations...
- Coronary ectasia in familial hypercholesterolemia: histopathologic study regarding matrix metalloproteinasesK Kajinami
Second Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Japan
Mod Pathol 12:1174-80. 1999..These observations suggest that the MMP-TIMP system appears to play a significant role in the development of coronary ectasia..
- [Coronary ectasia: prevalence, and clinical and angiographic characteristics]Eduardo Pinar Bermúdez
Servicio de Cardiología Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca Murcia España
Rev Esp Cardiol 56:473-9. 2003..3-5.3% of angiographic studies. Our objective was to evaluate the prevalence of this condition, to analyze its clinical and angiographic characteristics, and to compare patients with ectasia and patients without it...
- Pancreas divisum and "santorinicele": diagnosis with dynamic MR cholangiopancreatography with secretin stimulationR Manfredi
Department of Radiology, A Gemelli University Hospital, 8 Largo A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
Radiology 217:403-8. 2000..To evaluate the usefulness of magnetic resonance (MR) cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) before and after secretin administration in diagnosing santorinicele in patients with pancreas divisum...
- Decreased carotid intima-media thickness in patients with coronary artery ectasia compared with patients with coronary artery diseaseErtan Yetkin
Department of Cardiology, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
Coron Artery Dis 16:495-8. 2005..In the present study, we assessed carotid intima-media thickness and common carotid artery diameter in patients with and without coronary artery ectasia...
- Carotid intima-media thickness in patients with isolated coronary artery ectasiaSukru Celik
KTU Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, 61080 Trabzon, Turkey
Atherosclerosis 190:385-7. 2007..However, the relation between carotid IMT and isolated coronary artery ectasia (CAE) has not been investigated. The aim of our study was to assess this relation...
- Decreased nitrate-mediated dilatation in patients with coronary artery ectasia: an ultrasonographic evaluation of brachial arteryYuksel Aksoy
Department of Cardiology, Inonu University School of Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
Coron Artery Dis 17:365-9. 2006..In the present study, we aimed to compare flow-mediated and nitrate-mediated responses of brachial artery in patients with coronary artery ectasia and patients with coronary artery disease...
- Increased prevalence of coronary artery aneurysms among cocaine usersAaron Satran
Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, USA
Circulation 111:2424-9. 2005..After observing CAAs in multiple young cocaine users, we investigated the prevalence of CAAs among cocaine users undergoing coronary angiography...
- High lipoprotein(a) levels and small apolipoprotein(a) sizes are associated with endothelial dysfunction in a multiethnic cohortHenry D Wu
Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1828-33. 2004..This study sought to determine the effect of lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), levels and apolipoprotein(a), or apo(a), sizes on endothelial function and to explore ethnic differences in their effects...
- Varicose veins are common in patients with coronary artery ectasia. Just a coincidence or a systemic deficit of the vascular wall?A E Androulakis
Department of State Cardiac, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:519-24. 2004..Correlations between arterial and venous ectasias have not been established. We sought to examine whether there is an association between CAE and VV...
- Lymphoplasmacytic myenteric, subepicardial, and pulmonary ganglioneuritis in four nonpsittacine birdsDavid Perpinan
Maragall Exotics Centre Veterinari, Xiprer 53, 08041 Barcelona, Spain
J Avian Med Surg 21:210-4. 2007..Histopathologic lesions in all birds consisted of multifocal lymphoplasmacytic infiltration of myenteric and cardiac nerves and ganglia. These lesions are characteristic of proventricular dilatation disease of psittacine birds...
- Congenital coronary artery dilatationS Chakrabarti
Southampton University Hospital, Southampton, UK Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Heart 89:595-6. 2003..Although dilated coronary arteries are uncommon in children, three cases are presented which, even more unusually, were not associated with Kawasaki's disease..
- Coronary artery ectasia: a ten-year experience in a tertiary hospital in SingaporeC S P Lam
Cardiac Department, The Heart Institute, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:419-22. 2004..To our best knowledge, its incidence has never been described in Singapore. We aimed to determine the incidence of CAE at our teaching hospital and to describe patient and angiographic characteristics...
- Relation of coronary artery ectasia to diabetes mellitusAristides E Androulakis
State Cardiac Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece
Am J Cardiol 93:1165-7. 2004..Diabetes mellitus was found to be independently but inversely associated with CAE (relative risk 0.603, 95% confidence interval 0.375 to 0.960, p = 0.037), thus resembling the relation between diabetes and AAA...
- Avian bornaviruses in psittacine birds from Europe and Australia with proventricular dilatation diseaseHerbert Weissenbock
University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
Emerg Infect Dis 15:1453-9. 2009..Viral sequences of 2 birds did not match any of the described sequences and clustered together in a new branch termed ABV-6...
- Santorinicele containing a pancreatic duct stone in a patient with incomplete pancreas divisumKwang Ro Joo
Department of Internal Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital, 1 Hoigi dong, Dongdaemoon gu, Seoul 130 702, Korea
Yonsei Med J 45:952-5. 2004..To the best of our knowledge this is believed to be the first description of a santorinicele associated with these characteristic findings...
- Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for post-LASIK ectasiaPenny J McAllum
Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cornea 26:507-11. 2007..To describe 2 cases of post-laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) ectasia managed with deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK)...
- Correction of severe ectasia after LASIK with intracorneal ring segmentsAntonio Uceda-Montanes
Vissum Clinica Oftalmologica, Seville, Spain
J Refract Surg 24:408-11. 2008..To report a case of severe bilateral ectasia after LASIK that was treated with implantation of small-diameter Keraring intrastromal corneal ring segments (Mediphacos Ltd)...
- Corneal ectasia after hyperopic LASIKJ Bradley Randleman
Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University and Emory Vision, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Refract Surg 23:98-102. 2007..To report two cases of corneal ectasia, which developed after hyperopic LASIK...
- Biomechanical characteristics of the ectatic corneaJulien Kerautret
Department of Ophthalmology, Bordeaux Hospital, Bordeaux, France
J Cataract Refract Surg 34:510-3. 2008..The shape of the applanation signal yielded important information in addition to corneal hysteresis and corneal resistance factor...
- Ectasia after refractive surgeryRichard J Duffey
Ophthalmology 115:1849; autor reply 1849-50. 2008
- Vertical D: a novel topographic pattern in some keratoconus suspectsJuan Carlos Abad
Laser Eye Center of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
Ophthalmology 114:1020-6. 2007..This pattern was detected retrospectively in 2 patients who developed post-LASIK ectasia and prospectively in 4 patients who had other corneal abnormalities suggestive of keratoconus...
- Ectasia after photorefractive keratectomyJ Bradley Randleman
Ophthalmology 114:396; author reply 396-7. 2007
- Changes in posterior corneal elevation after laser in situ keratomileusis enhancementDiego Vicente
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 34:785-8. 2008..To evaluate changes in posterior corneal elevation using the Pentacam topographer (Oculus) in patients having laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) enhancement...
- Unilateral corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis in a patient with uncomplicated photorefractive keratectomy in the fellow eyeGeorge D Kymionis
Institute of Vision and Optics, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:859-61. 2007..Preoperative corneal pachymetry, topography, and attempted correction were similar in both eyes. In patients whose corneas may be predisposed to instability, PRK may be a safer alternative procedure than LASIK...
- Intacs implantation with sequential collagen cross-linking treatment in postoperative LASIK ectasiaGunhal Kamburoglu
Kudret Eye Hospital, Kennedy Caddesi No 71, Kavaklidere, Ankara, Turkey 06670
J Refract Surg 24:S726-9. 2008....
- Risk assessment for ectasia after corneal refractive surgeryJ Bradley Randleman
Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Ophthalmology 115:37-50. 2008..To analyze the epidemiologic features of ectasia after excimer laser corneal refractive surgery, to identify risk factors for its development, and to devise a screening strategy to minimize its occurrence...
- Analysis of ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis: risk factorsPerry S Binder
Private Clinical Practice, San Diego, California 92122, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1530-8. 2007..To examine a database of laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) procedures for preoperative and operative factors assumed to increase the risk for developing post-LASIK ectasia...
- Delayed ectasia following LASIK with no risk factors: is a 300-microm stromal bed enough?Sonal S Tuli
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla, USA
J Refract Surg 23:620-2. 2007..To report a case of ectasia occurring > 4 years following LASIK with no risk factors and a residual stromal bed > 300 microm...
- Corneal ectasia after LASIK in one eye and uneventful PRK in the fellow eyeMehrdad Mohammadpour
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1677; author reply 1677-8. 2007
- Visual rehabilitation and outcomes for ectasia after corneal refractive surgeryMaria A Woodward
Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Cataract Refract Surg 34:383-8. 2008..To analyze the visual outcomes and method of final visual correction in eyes with corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) or photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
- Pregnancy-related exacerbation of iatrogenic keratectasia despite corneal collagen crosslinkingFarhad Hafezi
Institute for Refractive and Ophthalmic Surgery, Zurich, Switzerland
J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1219-21. 2008..To our knowledge, this is the first case showing exacerbation of keratectasia despite CCL and, as the exacerbation occurred only during pregnancy, suggesting that hormonal changes might affect corneal biomechanical stability...
- Post-LASIK ectasiaA John Kanellopoulos
Ophthalmology 114:1230. 2007
- Hyperopic keratoconusJuan Carlos Abad
Laser Eye Center of Miami, FL 33145, USA
J Refract Surg 23:520-3. 2007..To report three patients (four eyes) with hyperopic keratoconus...
- New surgical approaches to the management of keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasiaBryan U Tan
Shiley Eye Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 104:212-20. 2006....
- Penetrating keratoplasty for corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusisR B Kucumen
Department of Ophthalmology, Yeditepe University Eye Hospital, Istanbul Turkey
Eur J Ophthalmol 18:695-702. 2008..To improve the visual acuity of patients with progressive keratectasia following laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
- Risk factors for ectasia after LASIKMehrdad Mohammadpour
J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1056. 2008
- Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in post-laser in situ keratomileusis keratectasiaAlberto Villarrubia
Instituto de Oftalmología La Arruzafa, Cordoba, Spain
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:773-8. 2007..05 (SD) (range 0.10 to 0.25 D) before DALK to 0.68 +/- 0.19 D (range 0.5 to 1.0 D) after DALK. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty may be a better alternative than penetrating keratoplasty for any pathology with healthy endothelium...
- Intracorneal rings to correct corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusisJorge Alio
Refractive Surgery and Cornea Unit, Alicante Institute of Ophthalmology, and Miguel Hernández University School of Medicine, Alicante, Spain
J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1568-74. 2002..To evaluate the potential of using intrastromal corneal ring technology (Intacs, KeraVision) to correct posterior ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for myopia...
- Contact lens management of keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis for myopiaClare O'Donnell
Department of Optometry and Neuroscience C O, L W, UMIST, PO Box 88, Manchester, M60 1QD, United Kingdom
Eye Contact Lens 30:144-6. 2004..To present a case in which rigid gas-permeable contact lenses were fit for a patient in whom keratectasia developed after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
- Preoperative laser in situ keratomileusis screening: an evolving standard of careRichard J Duffey
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1822-3. 2004
- Incomplete flap with characteristics similar to corneal ectasiaLouis D Nichamin
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1821-2. 2004
- Incomplete flap with characteristics similar to corneal ectasiaJose I Velarde
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1819-20; author reply 1820-1. 2004
- Single Intacs segment for post-laser in situ keratomileusis keratectasiaRussell Pokroy
Enaim Refractive Surgery Center, Jerusalem, Israel
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1685-95. 2004..To describe the visual outcome of implantation of a single Intacs segment (Addition Technology Inc.) in eyes with keratectasia after myopic laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
- Corneal ectasia after LASIKWilliam Jory
J Refract Surg 20:286. 2004
- Residual bed thickness and corneal forward shift after laser in situ keratomileusisKazunori Miyata
Miyata Eye Hospital, Miyasaki, Japan
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1067-72. 2004..To prospectively assess the forward shift of the cornea after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) in relation to the residual corneal bed thickness...
- Optimization of contact lens fitting in keratectasia patients after laser in situ keratomileusisHyuk Jin Choi
Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1057-66. 2004..To evaluate the clinical outcomes of contact lens fitting in eyes with keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) to optimize the performance of the contact lenses...
- Wavefront aberrations from corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis demonstrated by InterWave aberrometryJ Bradley Randleman
Emory University, Department of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Refract Surg 20:170-5. 2004..The patient presented with minimal alterations in manifest refraction but had obvious distortions in the wavefront error of the eye, as demonstrated by InterWave aberrometry...
- Neonatal Bladder Inflammation, Opioids, and Adult Bladder PainAlan Randich; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Early-In-Life Inflammation Effects on Urinary Bladder SensationAlan Randich; Fiscal Year: 2009..Translation to the treatment of painful bladder syndromes like 1C would be highly probable. ..
- Effects of early-in-life bladder stimulation on adultsAlan Randich; Fiscal Year: 2004..Translation to the treatment of IC would be highly probable. ..
- Neonatal Bladder Inflammation, Opioids, and Adult Bladder PainAlan Randich; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Early-In-Life Inflammation Effects on Urinary Bladder SensationAlan Randich; Fiscal Year: 2007..Translation to the treatment of painful bladder syndromes like 1C would be highly probable. ..
- CRF2 Receptor Modulation of Colonic Response to StressMILLION MULUGETA; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Myocardial Viability and Remodeling in the OATJames Udelson; Fiscal Year: 2007..OAT-NUC is the only viability ancillary study of OAT, and thus serves a critical need in assessing potential mechanisms of the findings in OAT. ..
- VEGF regulation of surfactant proteins in preventing RSVDAVID MEYERHOLZ; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- STRENGTH TRAINING FOLLOWING GASTRIC BYPASS FOR OBESITYAllan Geliebter; Fiscal Year: 2004..The findings should improve understanding of surgical weight loss in morbidly obese patients and have clinical applications in the postoperative care of such patients. ..
- In vivo multichannel fluorescent imagingUmar Mahmood; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- SYNAPTIC CONNECTIONS OF SPINAL CORD NEURONSWilliam Willis; Fiscal Year: 2007..Preliminary evidence supports the feasibility of the work and suggests that the results could lead to a number of new targets for improvements in pain therapy. ..
- Functional Brain Imaging and Appetite-Related Hormones Pre and Post Obesity SurgeAllan Geliebter; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings may also improve our understanding of the causes of obesity, which could lead to new less invasive treatments. ..
- GENETIC FACTORS IN KERATOCONUSYaron Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Ultimately, this work may improve our ability to treat KC and/or prevent the development of KC. ..
- Neuroprotection with serpins during cardiac surgeryRichard A Jonas; Fiscal Year: 2010..The final phase will study mechanisms of vascular protection afforded by aprotinin. The proposed study has the potential to reduce the risk of brain injury in children and adults undergoing heart surgery. ..
- Regulation of Vascular Tone and Ca channels by IntegrinsMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will determine how these proteins are modified by the same processes as found in the diseases states and then test the effects they have on vascular ion channels and blood vessel function. ..
- Cellular Mechanisms of Lymphatic Muscle ContractilityMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2009..These studies will investigate which proteins allow these vessels to contract so that specific therapeutic agents can be developed to correct lymphatic pump dysfunction and drainage of edematous tissues. ..
- Cloning/Gene/Posterior Polymorphous corneal dystrophyANTHONY ALDAVE; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- MECHANISM AND FUNCTION OF THE VASCULAR MYOGENIC RESPONSEMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 1993..The results of these experiments will provide new insights into the mechanism and function of the myogenic response at the network, single vessel, and cellular levels...
- SYNAPTIC CONNECTIONS OF SPINAL CORD NEURONSWilliam Willis; Fiscal Year: 1980..The work should have relevance to the field of pain mechanisms. ..
- SYNAPTIC CONNECTIONS OF SPINAL CORD NEURONSWilliam Willis; Fiscal Year: 1991..It is hoped that the results of these studies will be useful for a better understanding of pain mechanisms and of pain therapy in humans...
- 3D & 4D CORONARY HEMODYNAMICS AND LOCAL ATHEROSCLEROSISMilan Sonka; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Calorie Restriction Effects on Chromosomal AberrationsCHARLEEN MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2003..The results will be essential in identifying potential mechanisms by which CR acts in cancer prevention and delay of the aging process in long-lived species such as the rhesus monkey and humans. ..
- Cellular Mechanisms of Lymphatic Muscle ContractilityMICHAEL JOHN DAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2010..These studies will investigate which proteins allow these vessels to contract so that specific therapeutic agents can be developed to correct lymphatic pump dysfunction and drainage of edematous tissues. ..
- Protection of Developing White Matter during Cardiac SurgeryRichard A Jonas; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study will investigate how inflammation caused by the heart-lung machine selectively damages cerebral white matter which plays a key role in the development of motor skills. ..
- The Predictive Value of Pre-plus Disease in ROPDavid Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- MECHANISM AND FUNCTION OF THE VASCULAR MYOGENIC RESPONSEMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Cerebral Oxygeneration During Cardiopulmonary BypassRichard Jonas; Fiscal Year: 2004..By enhancing understanding of mechanisms of cardiopulmonary bypass-related brain injury it will facilitate development of novel pharmacologic methods to further reduce the risk of brain damage. ..
- Neuroprotection with serpins during cardiac surgeryRichard Jonas; Fiscal Year: 2007..The final phase will study mechanisms of vascular protection afforded by aprotinin. The proposed study has the potential to reduce the risk of brain injury in children and adults undergoing heart surgery. ..
- Regulation of Arteriolar Tone & K Channels by IntegrinsMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, our results will establish a paradigm for understanding how other ion channels in other tissues may be regulated by integrins. ..
- SHEAR STRESS INDUCED RELEASE OF ENDOTHELIAL NITRIC OXIDEMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- NIRS FOR BRAIN MONITORING IN CARDIAC SURGERYRichard Jonas; Fiscal Year: 2000..It also will demonstrate the utility of near infrared spectroscopy as a clinical method for avoid brain injury during pediatric cardiac surgery. ..
- Regulation of Vascular Tone and Ca channels by IntegrinsMichael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition, elucidation of a signal transduction pathway between the CaL channel and beta1 integrins will establish a general paradigm for how ion channels are regulated by integrins and ECM. ..