chemical burns

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  1. ncbi Anaylsis of birefringence during wound healing and remodeling following alkali burns in rabbit cornea
    Y Huang
    Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, UK
    Exp Eye Res 73:521-32. 2001
  2. ncbi Reconstruction of damaged corneas by transplantation of autologous limbal epithelial cells
    R J Tsai
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    N Engl J Med 343:86-93. 2000
  3. ncbi Mistaken identity of skin cleansing solution leading to extensive chemical burns in an extremely preterm infant
    K Mannan
    Winnicott Baby Unit, Department of Neonatology, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Acta Paediatr 96:1536-7. 2007
  4. ncbi An in vivo confocal microscopy and impression cytology analysis of goblet cells in patients with chemical burns
    Qi hua Le
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:1397-400. 2010
  5. ncbi Prediction of bleeding and stricture formation after corrosive ingestion by EUS concurrent with upper endoscopy
    Han Mo Chiu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:827-33. 2004
  6. ncbi Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute chemical burns
    R Arora
    Cornea Services, Guru Nanak Eye Center, New Delhi 110002, India
    Eye (Lond) 19:273-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Treatment of caustic ingestion: an analysis of 239 cases
    R C M Mamede
    Department of Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Dis Esophagus 15:210-3. 2002
  8. pmc Corrosive injury to upper gastrointestinal tract: Still a major surgical dilemma
    Siew Min Keh
    The Royal National Nose, Throat and Ear Hospital, London, WC1X 8DA, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5223-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Epidemiology of 377 patients with chemical burns in Guangdong province
    Youfu Xie
    Department of Burns, The Red Cross Hospital, 396 Tongfu Zhong Road, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510220, China
    Burns 30:569-72. 2004
  10. ncbi Subconjunctival injection of recombinant AAV-angiostatin ameliorates alkali burn induced corneal angiogenesis
    Huey Chuan Cheng
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mol Vis 13:2344-52. 2007

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  1. ncbi Anaylsis of birefringence during wound healing and remodeling following alkali burns in rabbit cornea
    Y Huang
    Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3NB, UK
    Exp Eye Res 73:521-32. 2001
    ..The technique presented here for birefringence evaluation can provide an alternative way to monitor wound healing and tissue remodeling, both visually and quantitatively...
  2. ncbi Reconstruction of damaged corneas by transplantation of autologous limbal epithelial cells
    R J Tsai
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    N Engl J Med 343:86-93. 2000
    Stevens-Johnson syndrome, ocular pemphigoid, and thermal or chemical burns can cause scarring and opacification of the cornea and loss of vision...
  3. ncbi Mistaken identity of skin cleansing solution leading to extensive chemical burns in an extremely preterm infant
    K Mannan
    Winnicott Baby Unit, Department of Neonatology, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Acta Paediatr 96:1536-7. 2007
    b>Chemical burns in extremely preterm infants have major implications in terms of morbidity and risk management...
  4. ncbi An in vivo confocal microscopy and impression cytology analysis of goblet cells in patients with chemical burns
    Qi hua Le
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:1397-400. 2010
    To evaluate goblet cell density (GCD) on conjunctiva and cornea in patients with ocular chemical burns by in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy (LSCM) and impression cytology (IC) and to explore the correlation between two methods.
  5. ncbi Prediction of bleeding and stricture formation after corrosive ingestion by EUS concurrent with upper endoscopy
    Han Mo Chiu
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:827-33. 2004
    ..The role of EUS in corrosive injury has not been investigated. The aim of this study was to determine whether concurrent catheter-probe EUS provides additional information that predicts complications after corrosive injury...
  6. ncbi Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute chemical burns
    R Arora
    Cornea Services, Guru Nanak Eye Center, New Delhi 110002, India
    Eye (Lond) 19:273-8. 2005
    To evaluate the outcome of fresh amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) for ocular surface reconstruction in acute chemical burns.
  7. ncbi Treatment of caustic ingestion: an analysis of 239 cases
    R C M Mamede
    Department of Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Dis Esophagus 15:210-3. 2002
    ..When 2-3 tablespoons are ingested, corticosteroids, in addition to being unable to prevent the formation of esophageal stenosis, increase the risk of other complications...
  8. pmc Corrosive injury to upper gastrointestinal tract: Still a major surgical dilemma
    Siew Min Keh
    The Royal National Nose, Throat and Ear Hospital, London, WC1X 8DA, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 12:5223-8. 2006
    ..Each patient must be evaluated individually as the clinical picture varies widely. Signs and symptoms alone are an unreliable guide to injury...
  9. ncbi Epidemiology of 377 patients with chemical burns in Guangdong province
    Youfu Xie
    Department of Burns, The Red Cross Hospital, 396 Tongfu Zhong Road, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510220, China
    Burns 30:569-72. 2004
    A total of 377 patients with chemical burns from all over Guangdong province were admitted to the Guangzhou Red Cross Hospital during the period from January 1987 to December 2001...
  10. ncbi Subconjunctival injection of recombinant AAV-angiostatin ameliorates alkali burn induced corneal angiogenesis
    Huey Chuan Cheng
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Mol Vis 13:2344-52. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of subconjunctival injection of recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV)-angiostatin in alkali burn-induced corneal angiogenesis...
  11. ncbi Effect of natural antioxidants on antioxidant activity and lipid peroxidation in eye tissue of rabbits with chemical burns
    F S Gakhramanov
    Z A Alieva Azerbaijan Institute of Eye Diseases
    Bull Exp Biol Med 140:289-91. 2005
    ..The severity of disturbances was maximum at the stage of trophic disorders. Combination therapy with antioxidants and standard pharmaceuticals effectively inhibited lipid peroxidation in eye tissue of experimental animals...
  12. ncbi Corrosive ingestion in adults
    Kovil Ramasamy
    The Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Services, City Hospital Center at Elmhurst, New York, New York, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 37:119-24. 2003
    ..Stricture formation is more common in patients with second and third degree burns. Corticosteroids may help prevent stricture formation. Esophageal carcinoma may develop beginning 30 to 40 years after the time of injury...
  13. ncbi What is the utility of selected clinical and endoscopic parameters in predicting the risk of death after caustic ingestion?
    G P Rigo
    Gastrointestinal Unit, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Endoscopy 34:304-10. 2002
    ..We evaluated the usefulness of selected clinical and endoscopic parameters in predicting the risk of death after ingestion of caustic substances...
  14. ncbi Conservative treatment of caustic esophageal strictures in children
    H Z Gündoğdu
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University Children s Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 27:767-70. 1992
    ..Most caustic esophageal strictures could have been treated by conservative measures in children...
  15. ncbi Ingestion of caustic substances and its complications
    R C Mamede
    Head and Neck Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Faculdade de Medicine de Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 119:10-5. 2001
    ..Caustic substances cause tissue destruction through liquefaction or coagulation reactions and the intensity of destruction depends on the type, concentration, time of contact and amount of the substance ingested...
  16. ncbi A standardised protocol for the acute management of corrosive ingestion in children
    Didem Baskin
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sisli Etfal Education and Research Hospital, Pehlivanyani Sok 7 4, 34934 Mecidiyeköy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:824-8. 2004
    ..Limiting oral intake and avoiding foreign bodies in the oesophagus seem to provide a good success rate; however, further prospective studies are needed to decrease the incidence of corrosive oesophageal strictures...
  17. ncbi Corrosive esophagitis in children
    Yu Chih Huang
    Department of Pediatrics, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:207-10. 2004
    ..In conclusion, accidental ingestion of alkaline oil is the most common cause of corrosive esophagitis in Taiwan. The degree of burns correlated with stricture formation...
  18. ncbi Balloon dilatation in children for oesophageal strictures other than those due to primary repair of oesophageal atresia, interposition or restrictive fundoplication
    Stephen Fasulakis
    Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Radiol 33:682-7. 2003
    ..Reports of the use of this technique for alternative causes of stricture are few...
  19. ncbi Use of a cutting balloon in the dilatation of caustic oesophageal stricture
    A Graham Wilkinson
    Department of Paediatric Radiology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, UK
    Pediatr Radiol 34:414-6. 2004
    ..This is believed to be the first report of the use of a cutting balloon to treat an oesophageal stricture...
  20. pmc Soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 contributes to the corneal antiangiogenic barrier
    Balamurali K Ambati
    Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Freedon Way, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:505-8. 2007
    ..This study aims to determine the expression profile and possible contribution of sVEGFR-1 to the corneal avascular barrier...
  21. ncbi Balloon catheter dilatation of benign esophageal strictures in children
    Joshua L Weintraub
    New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 177 Fort Washington Ave MHB 4HN 100, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:831-5. 2006
    ..This retrospective study evaluated the safety and efficacy of fluoroscopically guided balloon dilatation of benign pediatric esophageal strictures...
  22. ncbi Efficacy of topical phenol decontamination strategies on severity of acute phenol chemical burns and dermal absorption: in vitro and in vivo studies in pig skin
    N A Monteiro-Riviere
    Center for Chemical Toxicology Research and Pharmacokinetics, North Carolina State University, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606, USA
    Toxicol Ind Health 17:95-104. 2001
    ..The assessment of percutaneous absorption of phenol found the PEG 400, 70% IPA, and 15-min water treatments significantly (P < 0.05) reduced phenol absorption relative to no treatment...
  23. ncbi Transplantation of corneal stem cells cultured on amniotic membrane for corneal burn: experimental and clinical study
    Zhiqiang Pan
    Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Tong Ren Hospital, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 115:767-9. 2002
    ..To investigate the proliferation and differentiation of cultured corneal stem cells and determine the effect of corneal stem cells cultured on amniotic membranes on the limbal area for treating corneal burns...
  24. ncbi Ingestion of acid and alkaline agents: outcome and prognostic value of early upper endoscopy
    Jan Werner Poley
    Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Public Health, Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:372-7. 2004
    ..Ingestion of caustic substances often leads to severe morbidity and, frequently, death. This study compared complications and survival for patients who ingested an acidic substance, mainly glacial acetic acid, or an alkaline agent...
  25. ncbi [Surgical management of deep chemical burns of the eyelids]
    Agnieszka Zurada
    Z Katedry i Kliniki Chirurgii Plastycznej Akademii Medycznej w Bydgoszczy
    Klin Oczna 107:275-7. 2005
    b>Chemical burns of the eyelids are common, and this may lead to ocular damage. A direct insult of the eyes that result in permanent damage, is rare in facial burns...
  26. ncbi Temporary amniotic membrane patching for acute chemical burns
    A Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthamology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 17:149-58. 2003
    ..To describe the surgical technique, and its usefulness, of temporary amniotic membrane patching (AMP) in the acute phase of ocular chemical injury...
  27. ncbi The TourniquAid: prevention of chemical burns
    Tanaya Sarkhel
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Worthing and Southlands Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BNII 2OH, UK
    Injury 33:73-4. 2002
  28. ncbi Epidemiology of domestic chemical burns in Saudi Arabia
    J Pitkanen
    King Fahad National Guard Hospital and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, P.O. Box 18097, 11415, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Burns 27:376-8. 2001
    ..The mean age was 25 years and the male to female ratio was 3:1. Alkali drain cleaners were the major cause of chemical burns in the series and this was seen in 75% of the total study population...
  29. ncbi Oesophageal strictures caused by the ingestion of corrosive agents: effectiveness of balloon dilatation in children
    E Y Doo
    Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Korea
    Clin Radiol 64:265-71. 2009
    ..To evaluate the safety and clinical effectiveness of balloon dilatation in children for oesophageal strictures caused by the ingestion of corrosive agents...
  30. pmc The use of a surgical glove in the prevention of tourniquet-associated chemical burns
    P J Tomlinson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 90:255. 2008
  31. ncbi Absence of esophageal injury in pediatric patients after hair relaxer ingestion
    S Ahsan
    Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:953-5. 1999
    ..To review the initial signs, symptoms, and endoscopic findings in children admitted to the hospital for ingestion of caustic hair relaxer...
  32. ncbi Chemical burns: pathophysiology and treatment
    R Palao
    Burn Centre, Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns, University Hospital Vall d Hebron, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Passeig de la Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Burns 36:295-304. 2010
    b>Chemical burns continue to pose a variety of dilemmas to the clinician managing such cases. Assessment of burn depth is often difficult and the decision whether to excise the wound early is not always clear-cut...
  33. ncbi Is it necessary to resect the diseased esophagus in performing reconstruction for corrosive esophageal stricture?
    Y T Kim
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:1-6. 2001
    ..The question of whether or not a resection of the diseased esophagus should be included in the surgical reconstruction procedure of the undilatable esophageal stricture continues to be a controversial...
  34. ncbi Ocular surface reconstruction using amniotic membrane allograft for severe surface disorders in chemical burns: case report and review of the literature
    John H Fournier
    Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Int Surg 90:45-7. 2005
    Ocular chemical burns are frustrating disorders. The conjunctival surface provides a defense mechanism protecting against infection, desiccation, and injury, being centered in the epithelial lining of the ocular surface...
  35. ncbi Long-term functional results of transhiatal oesophagectomy and colonic interposition for caustic oesophageal stricture
    I E Bassiouny
    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 12:243-7. 2002
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  36. ncbi Thoracoscopic esophagectomy in children
    E K Cury
    Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein and the Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, , , Brazil
    J Pediatr Surg 36:E17. 2001
    ..Although very feasible, it should not be attempted without sufficient training and should be carried out only in specialized medical centers and by surgeons with adequate experience with open esophagectomy...
  37. ncbi Two-stage coloesophagoplasty in children with caustic burns of the esophagus: hemodynamic basis of delayed cervical anastomosis--theory and fact
    Orkan Ergun
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 39:545-8. 2004
    ..This study was carried out to survey the outcome in patients with corrosive burns of the esophagus who had undergone 2-stage coloesophagoplasty procedures...
  38. ncbi Minimally invasive esophagectomy for caustic esophageal stricture in children
    Benedict C Nwomeh
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:e1-6. 2004
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  39. ncbi Stepwise surgical approach for in vivo expansion of epithelial stem cells to treating severe acute chemical burns with total limbal deficiency
    Gun Sic Park
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Ophthalmol 17:75-82. 2003
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  40. ncbi Custom phototherapeutic keratectomy and autologous fibrin-cultured limbal stem cell autografting: a combined approach
    P Vinciguerra
    J Refract Surg 24:323-4. 2008
  41. pmc Therapeutic effect of topical administration of SN50, an inhibitor of nuclear factor-kappaB, in treatment of corneal alkali burns in mice
    Shizuya Saika
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, 641 0012, Japan
    Am J Pathol 166:1393-403. 2005
    ..An acceleration of epithelial cell proliferation by SN50 treatment was found to depend on TNF-alpha/JNK signaling. In conclusion, topical application of SN50 is effective in treating corneal alkali burns in mice...
  42. ncbi Trimetazidine reduces the degree of fibrosis in alkali burns of the esophagus
    Vahit Yukselen
    Department of Gastroenterology, Adnan Menderes University School of Medicine, 09100 Aydin, Turkey
    J Pediatr Surg 40:505-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of trimetazidine (TMZ), an antioxidant agent, on the prevention of stricture development after esophageal caustic injuries in rat...
  43. ncbi Detection of corneal epithelial defect through amniotic membrane patch by fluorescein
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 24:359-60. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the usefulness of fluorescein dye to detect a corneal epithelial defect through an amniotic membrane patch in 4 cases...
  44. ncbi Histopathologic limbus evolution after alkaline burns
    Jose Santiago López-García
    Ophthalmology Service, Hospital Cruz Roja, Madrid, Spain
    Cornea 26:1043-8. 2007
    ..To study the histopathologic evolution of the corneal limbus after alkaline burns according to the clinical severity and therapy used...
  45. ncbi Experimental study of an automated system for the delivery of eyedrops using a microinfusion pump
    Ji Won Kwon
    Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Korea
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:547-9. 2005
    ..To determine the feasibility of using a commercially available microinfusion pump for the continuous delivery of eye drops using a rabbit model...
  46. ncbi A novel approach for preventing esophageal stricture formation: sphingosylphosphorylcholine-enhanced tissue remodeling
    Aydin Yagmurlu
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Gumus Cad D 14 4 Konutkent 1 06530, Ankara, Turkey
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:778-82. 2004
    ..Furthermore, SPC is effective in preventing caustic esophageal strictures. These effects of SPC occur through its proliferative and specifically its remodeling effects on wound healing...
  47. ncbi Expression of fibronectin isoforms bearing the alternatively spliced EIIIA, EIIIB, and V segments in corneal alkali burn and keratectomy wound models in the rat
    Katerina Havrlikova
    Hilles Immunology Laboratory, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cornea 23:812-8. 2004
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  48. ncbi Flt-1 intraceptor induces the unfolded protein response, apoptotic factors, and regression of murine injury-induced corneal neovascularization
    Nirbhai Singh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Atlanta, GA 30912, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4787-93. 2006
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  49. pmc Temporary sutureless amniotic membrane patch for acute alkaline burns
    Ahmad Kheirkhah
    Ocular Surface Center, 7000 SW 97th Ave, Ste 213, Miami, FL 33173, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1059-66. 2008
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcome of a new sutureless approach for a temporary amniotic membrane patch (ProKera; Bio-Tissue, Inc, Miami, Florida) in eyes with acute burns...
  50. ncbi [An efficiency study of transplantation of allogenic fibroblasts cultivated in collagen gel for the treatment of corneal burn defects in experiment]
    P V Makarov
    Vestn Oftalmol 120:27-9. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi Effect of different biomedical membranes on alkali-burned cornea
    Li Qun Du
    Department of Ophthalmology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, China
    Ophthalmic Res 40:282-90. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of different biomedical membranes on alkali-burned cornea in vivo...
  52. ncbi Changes of uPA and uPA-R expression in the cornea after alkali burn
    Jun Yan
    Department of Cell Biology, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400038, PR China
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 37:49-52. 2004
    ..To investigate the expression levels of uPA and uPA-R in corneal repair after alkali burn...
  53. ncbi Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in a rabbit corneal alkali burn model: engraftment and involvement in wound healing
    J Ye
    Eye Center, 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, College of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Eye (Lond) 20:482-90. 2006
    ..To investigate whether systemically transplanted mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can home and engraft in tissue to promote cornea wound healing after alkali burn, as a new source for treatment...
  54. ncbi Effect of overexpression of PPARgamma on the healing process of corneal alkali burn in mice
    Shizuya Saika
    Dept of Ophthalmology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, 641 0012, Japan
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 293:C75-86. 2007
    ..Together, these data suggest that overexpression of PPARgamma may represent an effective new strategy for treatment of ocular surface burns...
  55. ncbi Amniotic membrane transplantation for the management of corneal epithelial defects: an in vivo confocal microscopic study
    M Nubile
    Department of Medicine and Ageing Science, Ophthalmology Clinic, University of Chieti Pescara, Italy
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:54-60. 2008
    ..To evaluate amniotic membrane (AM) tissue morphology and corneal epithelial healing in human eyes after amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT), using laser scanning in vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM)...
  56. ncbi Role of caffeic acid phenethyl ester, an active component of propolis, against NAOH-induced esophageal burns in rats
    Ayse Ocakci
    Department of Health High School, Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Zonguldak, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1731-9. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi Expression of the focal adhesion protein PINCH in normal and alkali-injured corneas and the role of PMNs
    Beatrice Bourghardt Peebo
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 85:395-400. 2007
    ..To evaluate the role of particularly interesting new cysteine-histidine-rich protein (PINCH) in corneal wound healing and early neovascularization and to assess the influence of granulocytes...
  58. ncbi The consequences of delayed intervention when treating chemical eye burns
    Safwan Rihawi
    Augenklinik Universitätsklinikum, Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:1507-13. 2007
    ..Immediate rescue intervention for chemical and thermal eye burns can save the victim's sight. We studied the anterior chamber pH changes immediately after ex vivo eye burn to investigate the effects of immediate and delayed intervention...
  59. ncbi Nanoparticles sustain expression of Flt intraceptors in the cornea and inhibit injury-induced corneal angiogenesis
    Pooja D Jani
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:2030-6. 2007
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  60. ncbi L-arginine-threonine-arginine (RTR) tetramer peptide inhibits ulceration in the alkali-injured rabbit cornea
    Roswell R Pfister
    Eye Research Foundation, Inc, Eye Research Laboratories, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Cornea 25:1187-92. 2006
    ..The purpose of this experiment is to determine the effectiveness of both tetramers, used separately, compared with control...
  61. ncbi Immunohistochemical observation of amniotic membrane patching on a corneal alkali burn in vivo
    Hiroshi Takahashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:3-9. 2007
    ..To investigate by immunohistochemical observation the effects of amniotic membrane (AM) patching on myofibroblastic differentiation and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) expression in the corneal stroma after an alkali burn in vivo...
  62. pmc Minimal conjunctival limbal autograft for total limbal stem cell deficiency
    Ahmad Kheirkhah
    Ocular Surface Center, Miami, FL 33173, USA
    Cornea 27:730-3. 2008
    ..To report the results of one 60 degrees conjunctival limbal autograft (CLAU) combined with amniotic membrane (AM) transplantation for an eye with total limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD)...
  63. ncbi Accelerated wound healing of alkali-burned corneas in MRL mice is associated with a reduced inflammatory signature
    Motonobu Ueno
    Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME 04609, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4097-106. 2005
    ..The present study was conducted to investigate healing of alkali-burned corneas in MRL/MpJ (MRL) mice...
  64. ncbi Effects of time of contact and concentration of caustic agent on generation of injuries
    Gustavo M Mattos
    Ribeirão Preto Medical SchoolRibeirão Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Laryngoscope 116:456-60. 2006
    ..We analyze the effects of concentration and time of contact on the aggressiveness of CS to the esophagus of live animals...
  65. ncbi [Mechanism of keratinocyte growth factor-2 accelerating corneal epithelial wound healing on rabbit alkali burned cornea]
    Lin Liu
    Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510060, China
    Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi 41:364-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the curative effect of KGF-2 on the alkali-injured rabbit eye and to investigate the mechanism of KGF-2 accelerating corneal epithelial wound healing...
  66. ncbi Expression of basic fibroblast growth factor in rabbit corneal alkali wounds in the presence and absence of granulocytes
    Lisha Gan
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:374-8. 2005
    ..To study the expression of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in the early phases of corneal wound healing in the presence or absence of granulocytes...
  67. ncbi Thymosin-beta4 modulates corneal matrix metalloproteinase levels and polymorphonuclear cell infiltration after alkali injury
    Gabriel Sosne
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kresge Eye Institute, Detroit, Michigan, 48201, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:2388-95. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the ability of thymosin-beta4 (Taubeta4) to promote healing in an alkali injury model and the mechanisms involved in that process...
  68. ncbi Effect of different irrigating solutions on aqueous humour pH changes, intraocular pressure and histological findings after induced alkali burns
    Sirpa Kompa
    University Eye Clinic, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:467-70. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of hypo-osmolar tap water and isotonic saline solution on the intracameral pH, intraocular pressure and histological changes in alkali burned rabbit eyes...
  69. ncbi [Acute oral double intoxication with caustic substance--a case report]
    Hanna Kujawska-Danecka
    Katedra i Klinika Chorob Wewnetrznych, Geriatrii i Toksykologii Klinicznej, Akademii Medycznej w Gdansku
    Przegl Lek 64:334-5. 2007
    ..Late sequela (as esophagus stricture) after caustic ingestion may lead to extreme cachexia in spite of endoscopic and surgical treatment. Dual caustic ingestion obstructs the diagnostic and treatment and worsens patient's prognosis...
  70. ncbi The effectiveness of sucralfate against stricture formation in experimental corrosive esophageal burns
    Z Gunyuz Temir
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr Behcet Uz Children s Hospital, 35210 IIzmir, Turkey
    Surg Today 35:617-22. 2005
    ..In this study, the effectiveness of sucralfate against stricture formation in experimental corrosive esophageal burn is reported...
  71. ncbi The expression patterns of vascular endothelial growth factor and thrombospondin 2 after corneal alkali burn
    Jun Yan
    State Key Laboratory of Trauma, Burns and Combined Injury, Research Institute for Traffic Medicine, Chongqing Key Laboratory of Vehicle Biological Crash Security, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400042, China
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 60:105-9. 2007
    ..Moreover, it might provide a novel method for controlling vascular hyperplasia in future clinical work according to the data of VEGF and TSP2...
  72. ncbi Role of amniotic membrane graft for ocular chemical and thermal injuries
    Sushma Tejwani
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology Services, L V Prasad Eye Institute, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
    Cornea 26:21-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the results of amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) for ocular surface reconstruction in chemical and thermal injuries...
  73. ncbi Efficacy of early systemic betamethasone or cyclosporin A after corneal alkali injury via inflammatory cytokine reduction
    Seika Den
    Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:195-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effects of early systemic administration of betamethasone or cyclosporin A (CsA) on inflammatory cytokine expression and corneal damage after alkali injury...
  74. ncbi Thymosin beta 4 promotes corneal wound healing and decreases inflammation in vivo following alkali injury
    Gabriel Sosne
    Eye Care Services Department, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Boulevard K10, Detroit, MI 48202, U S A
    Exp Eye Res 74:293-9. 2002
    ..Thus, Tbeta(4) may provide a new clinical treatment for severe traumatic corneal wound disorders by promoting rapid corneal wound healing and decreasing both PMN infiltration and inflammatory cytokine and chemokine mRNA levels...
  75. ncbi Donor source affects the outcome of ocular surface reconstruction in chemical or thermal burns of the cornea
    Jun Shimazaki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    Ophthalmology 111:38-44. 2004
    ..To study the association between surgical approach and postoperative results in chemical and thermal burns of the cornea...
  76. ncbi [Place of the transplantation of the amniotic membrane in the treatment of corneal diseases concomitant with corneal neovascularization]
    I Ia Novitskiĭ
    Vestn Oftalmol 119:9-12. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi Galectin-7 as a potential mediator of corneal epithelial cell migration
    Zhiyi Cao
    New England Eye Center, Center for Vision Research and Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:82-6. 2003
    ..To assess the role of a carbohydrate-binding protein, galectin-7, in reepithelialization of corneal wounds...
  78. ncbi Optimal concentration of human epidermal growth factor (hEGF) for epithelial healing in experimental corneal alkali wounds
    M J Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mokdong Hospital, Ewha Women's University, 911-1 Mokdong, Yangcheon-ku, 158-056, Seoul, Korea
    Curr Eye Res 22:272-9. 2001
    ..The optimal concentration of hEGF for the stimulation of epithelial healing appears to be 5 microg/ml in rabbit corneal alkali wounds...
  79. ncbi [Necrolytic properties of alkaline protease in the treatment of severe eye burns]
    R I Chalanova
    Vestn Oftalmol 119:36-8. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi Local suppression of IL-1 by receptor antagonist in the rat model of corneal alkali injury
    Jun Yamada
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajiicho Hirokoji agaru Kawaramachi dori, Kamigyo ku, Kyoto 602 0841, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 76:161-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that local antagonism of IL-1 after alkali injury can significantly decrease corneal inflammation and lead to enhanced corneal transparency...
  81. ncbi Altered KSPG expression by keratocytes following corneal injury
    Eric C Carlson
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Mol Vis 9:615-23. 2003
    ....
  82. ncbi Autologous limbal grafting combined with deep lamellar keratoplasty in unilateral eye with severe chemical or thermal burn at late stage
    Yu feng Yao
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Zhejiang, China
    Ophthalmology 109:2011-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of autologous limbal transplantation (ALT) combined with deep lamellar keratoplasty (DLK) for ocular surface reconstruction and corneal clarity recovery in eyes with severe late-stage chemical or thermal burns...
  83. ncbi [Study of two immunosuppresive strategies after limbal allograft transplantation]
    I Rodríguez-Agirretxe
    Hospital Donostia, Osakidetza Servicio Vasco de Salud, San Sebastian, Espana
    Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 78:29-34. 2003
    ..Comparison of two immunosuppressive strategies after limbal allograft transplantation in an experimental model of ocular surface chemical burn...
  84. ncbi [Transplantation of amniotic membrane for patients with bullous keratopathy and chemical and thermal burns]
    Agnieszka Siennicka
    Katedry i Kliniki Okulistycznej Akademii Medycznej im K Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu
    Klin Oczna 105:41-5. 2003
    ..may be considered as an alternative method for treating ocular surface reconstruction in patients with thermal and chemical burns. Authors suggest that this method of treatment is not efficient in patients with bullous keratopathy.
  85. ncbi The effect of halofuginone, a specific inhibitor of collagen type 1 synthesis, in the prevention of esophageal strictures related to caustic injury
    Mehmet Faik Ozçelik
    Department of General Surgery, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, 34622 Istanbul, Turkey
    Am J Surg 187:257-60. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of halofuginone, a specific inhibitor of synthesis of collagen type 1, which is the major constituent of fibrosis, on esophageal stricture formation due to caustic ingestion...
  86. ncbi Analysis of immediate changes of water-soluble metabolites in alkali-burned rabbit cornea, aqueous humor and lens by high-resolution 1H-NMR spectroscopy
    Oystein Risa
    Faculty of Physics, Informatics and Mathematics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:49-55. 2002
    ..To investigate immediate changes in water-soluble metabolites of ocular tissue in alkali-burned eyes by using high-resolution 1H-NMR spectroscopy...
  87. ncbi Comparison of emergency eye-wash products in burned porcine eyes
    Sirpa Kompa
    Department of Ophthalmology, RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:308-13. 2002
    ..The long-term prognosis of patients with chemical eye burns depends on immediately rinsing the eye after the trauma. The chemical properties and tolerance of currently used rinsing solutions were examined...
  88. ncbi Factors affecting outcome following transplantation of ex vivo expanded limbal epithelium on amniotic membrane for total limbal deficiency in rabbits
    Seng Ei Ti
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:2584-92. 2002
    ....
  89. ncbi Controlled trial of hyperbaric oxygen treatment for alkali corneal burn in the rabbit
    Lawrence W Hirst
    Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:67-70. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of alkali-induced corneal burns in an animal model...
  90. ncbi Scald burns in young children--a review of Arizona burn center pediatric patients and a proposal for prevention in the Hispanic community
    Ruth B Rimmer
    Arizona Burn Center, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    J Burn Care Res 29:595-605. 2008
    ..aged 0 to 5 were for burns caused by fire or flame 15%, contact with a hot object 13%, friction burns 7%, chemical burns 3%, and electrical burns 3%...
  91. ncbi Modern concepts of treatment and prevention of chemical injuries
    Richard F Edlich
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:303-18. 2005
    ..Other specific agents that cause chemical burns include white phosphorus, elemental metals, nitrates, hydrocarbons, and tar...
  92. ncbi Epidemiology of burn injuries in Singapore from 1997 to 2003
    Colin Song
    Department of Plastic Burns Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore S169608, Singapore
    Burns 31:S18-26. 2005
    ..5% due to an improvement in fire prevention and management of the industrial sectors. However, chemical burns increased by 12.6% as the chemical sector in Singapore grew at a rate of 10% from year 1995 to 2000...
  93. ncbi Burns caused by dilute hydrofluoric acid in the bleach
    Kazuhisa Fujimoto
    Department of Dermatology, Nippon Medical School, Tama Nagayama Hospital, 1 7 1 Nagayama, Tama shi, Tokyo 206 8512, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 69:180-4. 2002
    ..patients in the emergency ward overlooked the possibility of hydrofluoric acid burns, although they suspected chemical burns and confirmed the trade name of the cleaning agent...
  94. ncbi Caustic burns of rectum and colon in emergencies
    Brahima Diarra
    Department of Digestive Surgery 0B, University Hospital of Fort de France, BP 632 97261 Fort de France Cedex, Martinique, France
    Am J Surg 187:785-9. 2004
    Because of their rarity, chemical burns of rectum and colon have been poorly studied. This clinical report studies the epidemiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic features of rectal and colonic burns after enema with caustics.
  95. ncbi Towards a synthetic osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis
    Reeta Viitala
    Aston Biomaterials Research Unit, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Acta Biomater 5:438-52. 2009
    ..of withstanding the very hostile ocular environments found in severe Stevens-Johnson syndrome, pemphigoid, chemical burns, trachoma and multiple corneal graft failure...
  96. ncbi Profile of cytokines in aqueous humor from corneal graft recipients
    I Dekaris
    Lions Croatian Eye Bank, Department of Ophthalmology, Holy Ghost General Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Croat Med J 42:650-6. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to determine cytokine profile in aqueous humor of patients undergoing corneal transplantation, and to establish whether cytokine profile at the time of surgery influenced corneal graft outcome...
  97. ncbi [Chemical burns to the eye]
    Anna Midelfart
    Avdeling for øyesykdommer, Institutt for nevromedisin, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7489 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:49-51. 2004
    ..This study reviews the frequency, cause, and results of treatment of all cases of chemical eye injuries in patients presenting in the section for ophthalmology at St. Olav University Hospital over a three-year period...
  98. ncbi A case report of a chemical burn due to the misuse of glacial acetic acid
    Jun Ho Yoo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chonbuk National University Hospital, 634 18, Keumam Dong, Dukjin Gu, Jeonju, Chonbuk 561 712, South Korea
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:e829-31. 2010
    ..A 28-year-old female patient was admitted to our hospital with deep second-degree chemical burns on her face caused by the application of a mixture of glacial acetic acid and flour for chemical peeling...
  99. ncbi The management of white phosphorus burns
    T D Chou
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, 3F, 38 10, Sec 3 Ting Chow Road, National Defense Medical Center, 100, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Burns 27:492-7. 2001
    ..Amongst our 2765 admissions between 1984 and 1998, 326 patients had chemical burns. Seven admissions were the result of phosphorus burns...
  100. ncbi [Burns from undisclosed acids in a liquid used by temporary workers. A recent problem in occupational medicine caused by a lack of information]
    M Fischer
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Hautkrankheiten, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 123:151-4. 1998
    ..During the work, at first limited to 5-10 minutes, they sustained chemical burns from the hydrofluoric and hydrochloric acids contained in the liquid used to clean the stone...
  101. ncbi Protective role for CD1d-reactive invariant natural killer T cells in cauterization-induced corneal inflammation
    Toru Oshima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:105-12. 2008
    Corneal inflammation can be induced by various stimuli, such as chemical burns, trauma, and acute bacterial infection, and directly impairs visual acuity...

Research Grants19

  1. Effect of Maspin on Corneal Heme-and lymph- angiogenesis
    Sally S Twining; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The normal cornea is avascular. Examples of conditions associated with corneal angiogenesis include chemical burns, chronic contact lens hypoxia, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, pterygia, graft rejection and infectious keratitis (2-..
  2. Molecular Control of Gut Permeability in Trauma
    Mack H Wu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a typical form of trauma, thermal injury results from flame/chemical burns in combat or anti-terrorist actions as well as from non- work related fire or scald accidents...
  3. Lipid Mediators in Corneal Nerve Regeneration
    Haydee E P Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These alterations frequently occur after refractive surgery, corneal transplant, herpetic infection, chemical burns, keratoconus, multiple sclerosis, Sjogren's syndrome and diabetes mellitus...
  4. Use of a Nitric Oxide-Loaded Gel to Improve Healing Outcomes of Burn Injuries
    William R Kelce; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..evaluate the efficacy of Novan's nitric oxide (NO)-releasing topical gel formulation against thermal and chemical burns. Novan believes this research will demonstrate that topically applied nitric oxide provides a breakthrough ..
  5. REGULATION OF VOCAL FOLD HYDRATION AND PHONATION
    Kimberly Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..pre cancerous and cancerous lesions, scarring and drying from drugs, dehydrated air, radiation, thermal or chemical burns. A rationale for future treatments demands that we understand how to regulate the mechanisms that control ..
  6. NOVEL FORMULATIONS TO AUGMENT CORNEAL WOUND HEALING
    KATHRYN CRAWFORD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..wide variety of clinical situations such as in injuries caused by radiation, corneal abrasions or lacerations, chemical burns, keratitis and corneal dystrophies...
  7. PROMOTION OF WOUND VASCULARIZATION AND CLOSURE
    ANTON LEWIS USALA; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Surgical interruption of the skin vasculature, or phenol chemical burns, will be induced at six separate sites in two cohorts of four pigs each...
  8. ANTI-SCARRING AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS OF AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE EXTRACTS
    Scheffer Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..for those patients suffering from severe ocular surface destruction such as Stevens Johnson syndrome and chemical burns. In this Phase I application, we present preliminary data to support the feasibility of verifying anti-..
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF SUTURELESS AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE GRAFT
    Scheffer Tseng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..for those patients suffering from severe ocular surface destruction such as Stevens Johnson syndrome and chemical burns. Now that Prokera(tm) has received FDA's 510(k) approval as a Class II device (Dec 2003), we would like ..
  10. Laser Spectroscopy of the Cornea
    ROY CHUCK; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..in real-time during 193-nm excimer laser corneal surger3 in various normal and disease states including chemical burns and diabetes...
  11. CELL SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN CORNEAL WOUND HEALING
    Haydee Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This knowledge will allow us to characterize drugs that target selective steps of the signaling pathways. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Work-related Injuries Among Immigrant Workers
    Huiyun Xiang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Thymosin beta 4 and Autoimmune Ocular Surface Disease
    Gabriel Sosne; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Comparative In Vivo Biodistribution of Characterized Manufactured Nanomaterials
    Nancy A Monteiro Riviere; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These coordinated studies will provide data to link physical chemical characterizations to in vivo MNM disposition. ..
  15. INFLAMMATION AND INHIBITORS IN THE ALKALI-INJURED EYE
    Roswell Pfister; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..There is considerable expectation that this basic pathophysiologic approach will lead to the use of novel treatments, which are based on the molecular pathology found in the alkali-injured eye. ..
  16. CORNEAL LIPID METABOLISM AND RESPONSE TO INFLAMMATION
    Haydee E P Bazan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If our hypothesis and its corollaries are correct, then PAF antagonists can become effective therapeutic tools for maintaining the transparency and integrity of the cornea. ..
  17. Thymosin beta 4 and Corneal Wound Healing
    Gabriel Sosne; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Urinary Symptoms in Adolescent Females: STI or UTI?
    Jill Huppert; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will strengthen the evidence base for symptom-based STI testing of SA adolescent females and will promote care that addresses both individual patient and public health needs. ..
  19. Proteomic Analyses of Human Trabecular Meshwork
    Sanjoy Bhattacharya; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The long-term goal of this proposal is to better understand mechanisms of glaucoma pathogenesis and facilitate the development of effective therapies for limiting disease progression. [unreadable] [unreadable]..