Consequently, the need for early detection and treatment is vital for preventing or delaying the onset of blindness the focus of this dissertation is to expand the existing methods of trend analysis in time series data from visual field function testing to aid in the early and accurate diagnosis of glaucoma progression in this. It's an elite group and, impressively, a third of current national glaucoma research (ngr) grantees (12 out of the 35 researchers) were presenters at iser , displaying their work alongside former grantees and members of the brightfocus scientific review committee who also shared their latest work. Multipronged approach to study glaucoma-associated phenotypes a dissertation presented for the graduate studies council the university of tennessee health science center in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree doctor of philosophy from the university of tennessee by sumana. Purpose: optical coherence tomography (oct) retinal nerve fiber layer (rnfl) thickness measurements are a reproducible and quantitative diagnostic modality widely used for glaucoma evaluations, but a high rate of testing artifacts limits its clinical utility in part i of this thesis, we aimed to characterize. Leaders in their respective specialties came together at the american academy of optometry 2015 meeting in new orleans to share their latest research in dry eye and glaucoma. Msc and mphil, phd and dphil research degrees are listed, in addition to msc dissertations carried out as part of taught courses current members (mcoptom) with cataract, phd, bradford devenport, a, 2002, improving optometric referral accuracy for glaucoma using a simple scorecard, msc, bradford.
Whom were newly diagnosed with glaucoma (personal communication: hi, msc phec dissertation, lshtm 2016) other approaches for earlier detection may include designing and implementing a community awareness strategy, using local terms such as those in hausa that describe behaviour associated with peripheral. Baltimore 86 40 and above --- --- --- focus groups looking at beliefs about eye examinations in afrian americans focus groups aren't analysed in correct manner saw vision as part of normal aging process number not reported on who had heard of glaucoma focus on risk factors partivcipants recognized race as a. 2017 old and new methods of glaucoma diagnosis using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography: testing limitations of older retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurements and diagnostic potential of newer retinal volume measurements doctoral dissertation, harvard medical school access status.
Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (iprgcs) are the primary conduits for retinal signals influencing the pupil response to light measuring pupil responses to light of different intensities, spectral compositions, and spatial features allows an indirect measure of iprgc activity i observed that pupil constriction. Methods: statistical analysis of a data set from a cross-sectional study from 2002 was used to estimate the prevalence of glaucoma thematic analysis and interpretation of qualitative data from a separate study identified barriers in the community. Ekström, c 2007 studies on the epidemiology of openyangle glaucoma acta universitatis upsaliensis digital comprehensive summaries of uppsala dissertations from the faculty of medicine 294 60 pp uppsala isbn 978y91y554y7032y6 glaucoma is a common disease in the elderly population. Treatment of suture- and ocular surface-related microbial keratitis and endophthalmitis45- 53 systemic and topical glaucoma medications must be available for management of the common occurrence of elevated intraocular pressure (iop)54-58 topical and systemic antiviral therapy is mandatory for keratoplasty related to.
To treat glaucoma, myasthenia gravis etc it has narrow therapeutic window (mach et al 2004 meshulam et al 2001, somani & dube 1989) as a peudosubstrate or competitor physostigmine interacts with acetylcholinesterase and prevents endogenous acetylcholine from reacting with the acetylcholinesterase enzyme and. Glaucoma is a group of diseases, which exhibit a characteristic optic neuropathy and may result in progressive visual field loss the most important risk factor is raised intraocular pressure (iop) usually secondary to reduced aqueous outflow through the anterior chamber angle it is the second leading. Dissertation topics by postgraduate students in ophthalmology no year name research topics 1 jun 1996 dr ng soon peng before and after radioiodine therapy 17 jun 1999 dr mimiwati binti zahari ocular biometry in the subtypes of primary angle closure glaucoma 18 jun 1999 dr margaret soo pui kuan.
Automatic retinal image analysis for the detection of glaucoma gopal datt joshi center for visual information and technology international institute of information and technology, hyderabad hyderabad, india phd dissertation doctor of philosophy in computer science and engineering july 2014. Searching the literature we have created a guide to literature searching, and a search strategy worksheet to help you find relevant journal articles to support your dissertation research or literature review our guide to literature searching takes you through the ideal process when searching for literature: guide to literature. Glaucoma: a study in a black south african population dr philip kraukamp a research report submitted to the faculty of health sciences, university of the witwatersrand johannesburg, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of medicine in the branch of ophthalmology.
Visual impairment and vision-related quality of life in glaucoma peters, dorothea lu (2015) in lund university, faculty of medicine doctoral dissertation series 2015:86 mark abstract: this thesis addresses the impact of glaucoma on the patients' vision from both a measurement based and a functionally based. Primary open angle glaucoma (poag) is the most common form of the prevalent neurodegenerative ocular disorder, and mutations in the protein myocilin are closely linked to inherited forms of poag instead of secretion from trabecular meshwork (tm) cells to the extracellular matrix (ecm) of the tm that regulates fluid flow. And dissertation repository by an authorized administrator of [email protected] western for more information, please contact [email protected] recommended citation thomas, sera-melisa, the effectiveness of teleglaucoma versus in- patient examination assessment: systematic review, meta- analysis. Glaucoma is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve head and related visual field defects, often accompanied by elevated intraocular pressure, 1 glaucoma is an important cause of blindness, particularly in the elderly2, one may divide glaucoma in primary glaucoma without known.
Electronic thesis and dissertation repository november 2016 cost- effectiveness of selective laser trabeculoplasty (slt) versus argon laser trabeculoplasty (alt) in uncontrolled open angle glaucoma patients having at least one full previous slt: an economic evaluation alongside an ongoing randomized. Author: wei zhou | category: final words | radiological sciences (phd) | april 20, 2016 your name, program, dissertation title wei zhou, medical physics track in radiological sciences phd program my dissertation is entitled “mri of the visual pathway in glaucoma” please tell me about yourself, why did you pick ut. Acta universitatis ouluensis d medica 1432 kyösti vihanninjoki the heidelberg retina tomograph in the diagnosis of glaucoma academic dissertation to be presented with the assent of the doctoral training committee of health and biosciences of the university of oulu for public defence. This dissertation focuses on the development and implementation of two novel systems for monitoring and controlling iop without these limitations the first device consists of a cannula implanted in the anterior chamber of the eye, a pressure sensor that continually measures iop, and a bidirectional pump driven by control.