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   1994| October-December  | Volume 42 | Issue 4  
 
 
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OPHTHALMOLOGY PRACTICE
Postoperative management of corneal graft
Jagjit S Saini
October-December 1994, 42(4):215-217
PMID:10577003
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CURRENT OPHTHALMOLOGY
Current perspectives in infectious keratitis
Vinay Agrawal, Jyotirmay Biswas, HN Madhavan, Gurmeet Mangat, Madhukar K Reddy, Jagjit S Saini, Savitri Sharma, M Srinivasan
October-December 1994, 42(4):171-192
PMID:10576995
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CASE REPORT
Ping pong gaze (periodic alternating gaze) : A case report
Madhumati Misra, BD Lenka, Sanatan Rath
October-December 1994, 42(4):212-213
PMID:10577001
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Orbital apex syndrome : A rare complication of septorhinoplasty
SG Jaison, SM Bhatty, SK Chopra, V Satija
October-December 1994, 42(4):213-214
PMID:10577002
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Alport's syndrome : A case report
B Jayaprasad, KR Sathish, N Chandrasekhar, NS Upadhyaya, S Mehta
October-December 1994, 42(4):211-212
PMID:10577000
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Computerised tomography in Tolosa-Hunt syndrome
Lekha Pandit, Suryanarayana Rao
October-December 1994, 42(4):207-209
PMID:10576999
Twelve patients who satisfied the clinical criteria of Tolosa-Hunt syndrome (THS), underwent axial computerised tomography (CT) scan of the head. Two patients had abnormalities detected in the cavernous sinus on the affected side which supported the clinical diagnosis. This coupled with steroid responsiveness and long-term asymptomatic follow-up firmly established the diagnosis of THS. We discuss the computerised tomographic findings seen in THS and the relevance of using accurate imaging techniques as the first line of investigation in these cases
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EDITORIAL
Cornea and blindness
Gullapalli N Rao
October-December 1994, 42(4):169-169
PMID:10576994
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
A review of childhood admission with perforating ocular injuries in a hospital in north-west India
SG Jaison, SE Silas, R Daniel, SK Chopra
October-December 1994, 42(4):199-201
PMID:10576997
A retrospective study of perforating ocular injuries in children below the age of fifteen years was conducted. Eighty patients (eighty-nine eyes) were included in this study. Male children were more susceptible to ocular injury as compared to females (p = < 0.01). Children of the school-going age were the most affected (73.8%). Majority of the injuries occurred in the sports field (p = < 0.01). Playing with bow and arrow, and gillidanda* accounted for majority of the sport injuries (47.2%). Sixty-eight percent of the perforated eyes had no light perception at the end of treatment. Health education on the preventive aspects of ocular injuries in schools as well as through mass media should reduce the incidence of visual loss due to ocular injuries.
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Postequatorial horizontal rectus recession in the management of congenital nystagmus
Himadri Datta, Somdutta Prasad
October-December 1994, 42(4):203-206
PMID:10576998
Postequatorial (12 mm) recession of all four horizontal recti was done in nine patients with congenital nystagmus. Fifteen of 18 eyes showed decreased amplitude of nystagmus while 12 eyes also showed an increase in visual acuity. Functionally, significant limitation of ocular motility was not encountered despite unconventionally large recessions.
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Single-plate Molteno implants in complicated glaucomas : Results, survival rates, and complications
Arvind Neelakantan, B Sridhar Rao, L Vijaya, N Krishnan, V Sita Priya
October-December 1994, 42(4):193-197
PMID:10576996
Sixty-two single-plate single-stage Molteno implantations for complicated glaucomas were performed between March 1991 and November 1992. The charts of all these patients were reviewed to determine the intraocular pressure (IOP) control success rate (< 21 mm Hg with or without medications), visual success rate (retention or improvement of visual acuity from preoperative level) and the rate of complications encountered. A Kaplan-Meier life-table (survival) analysis was also performed. IOP control was obtained in 74.2% of cases. Mean postoperative IOP was 16.97 +/- 8.07 mm Hg (Mean +/- SD). Visual success was obtained in 51.6% of the eyes. Eyes with aphakia/pseudophakic glaucomas showed the best response with 80% of them achieving IOP control and 60% achieving visual success. The survival plot for IOP control revealed 75.81% and 74.19% success rates at 48 and 72 weeks, respectively. Complications encountered were either due to the early postoperative hypotony or were tube-related. These results were gratifying considering the severity of the glaucoma in these cases and they reaffirm the usefulness of the Molteno implant in the management of difficult glaucomas.
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