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Cord Blood Stem Cells Inhibit Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Translocation to Mitochondria in Glioblastoma
(Public Library of Science, 2012-02)
Background: Overexpression of EGFR is one of the most frequently diagnosed genetic aberrations of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). EGFR signaling is involved in diverse cellular functions and is dependent on the type of ...
Ability of a neuro-ophthalmologist to estimate retinal nerve fiber layer thickness.
(Dove Medical Press, 2012-09)
BACKGROUND: Qualitative description of the optic disc has clinical value, but optical coherence tomography (OCT) has provided the ability to quantify retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness. METHODS: We asked three ...
Cortical Vision Loss as a Prominent Feature of H1N1 Encephalopathy
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-03)
A 20-year-old woman infected with the 2009 H1N1 strain of influenza A developed bilateral visual loss. Brain MRI showed restricted diffusion of the parietal and occipital lobes, and her spinal fluid did not contain i ...
Neurosyphilis Presenting as Asymptomatic Optic Perineuritis
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is known as “the great imitator” due to its wide variety of clinical presentations, including ocular disorders. There has been an increase in the rate of syphilis in the ...