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Update on Autoimmune Retinopathy

Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Noninfections (Autoimmune) Uveitis

Title: Update on Autoimmune Retinopathy
Author: Lynn Hassman MD PhD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Date: 04/04/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: Recoverin; autoimmune retinopathy; AIR; paraneoplastic; antibody; anti-enolase; anti-retinal; cancer associated retinopathy; CAR; uveitis; posterior uveitis
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: History and immunology of autoimmune retinopathy, the approach to diagnosis, and several case reports.
Format: .mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
References:  None
Identifier: Moran_CORE_25082
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Uveitis Presentations

Home / Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis Infectious Uveitis

Title: The Gift that Keeps on Giving
Author: Akbar Shakoor, MD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah Health
Keywords/Main Subjects: Uveitis; sarcoidosis; anterior uveitis; intermediate uveitis; optic neuropathy; VZV; herpetic retinitis; progressive outer retinal necrosis; acute retinal necrosis; ARN
Diagnosis:Progressive outer retinal necrosis secondary to herpetic retinitis
Brief Description: A case report of an African American man with anterior uveitis.

 

Title: Through the Fog
Author: Marissa Larochelle MD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah Health
Keywords/Main Subjects: Toxoplasmosis; uveitis; panuveitis; toxo; toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis; retinal whitening; retinal scar; posterior uveitis; infectious uveitis
Diagnosis: Ocular toxoplasmosis
Brief Description: A case report of unilateral panuveitis; a case report of a young woman with a pigmented retinal scar; and a case report of a woman with one year of progressively decreased vision.

 

Title: Multifunctional Choroiditis
Author: Lynn Hassman, MD PhD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah Health
Keywords/Main Subjects: Multifocal choroiditis; Uveitis; West nile virus
Diagnosis: West Nile Virus
Brief Description:A case report of a woman with acute bilateral uveitis with neurologic and systemic symptoms, as well as a review of infectious pathophysiology.

 

Title: The Pox Next Door
Author: Albert Vitale MD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah Health
Keywords/Main Subjects: Syphilis; uveitis; HIV; ASPPC; acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis; panuveitis with superficial preretinal precipitates; syphilitic outer retinopathy
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description:A discussion of syphilitic posterior uveitis, including epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment

 

Date: 03/21/2018
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
References:  None
Identifier: Moran_CORE_25071
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Retinal Photoreceptor Degenerative Disease: Therapies and Their Challenges

Home / Retina and Vitreous Hereditary and Choroidal Dystrophies

Title: Retinal Photoreceptor Degenerative Disease: Therapies and Their Challenges
Author: Maureen McCall, PhD, Kentucky Lions Eye Research, University of Louisville
Date: 03/21/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects:Animal model; RP; retinitis pigmentosa; P23H mini-swine model; rat; mouse; pig; photoreceptors; rods; cones; ERG; electrode; multielectrode array; gene therapy; rhodopsin; AAV; neuroprotection; rod-derived cone viability factor
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: A discussion of retinitis pigmentosa pathophysiology of the rods and cones, animal models used to study RP specifically focusing on a mini-swine model of P23H rhodopsin, the use of ERG and multielectrode arrays for evaluating photoreceptor function along with histology and OCT, plans for therapy for RP including gene supplementation and neuroprotection strategies, and initial animal models for delivery.
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
References:  None
Identifier: Moran_CORE_25063
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


An Update on ROP Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes

Home / Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors / Melanocytic Tumors

Title: An Update on ROP Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcomes
Author: Christopher Ricks, MD, Moran Eye Institute
Date: 03/7/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects:  Melanoma, choroid, subretinal hemorrhage, fluorescein angiography
Diagnosis:
Brief Description: Case report of a pediatric patient. Premature baby in the NICU. How and when do you screen for Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds or Moran Eye Center Resident Lectures
Identifier: Moran_CORE_25010
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

Home / Retina and Vitreous / Other Retinal Vascular Disease

Title: Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Author: Daniel Churgin MD, Moran Eye Institute
Date: 03/7/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: Retinal vein occlusion, CRVO, fluorescein angiography, thrombosis
Diagnosis: Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Brief Description: A case report of a young man with a retinal vein occlusion
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds or Moran Eye Center Resident Lectures
Identifier: Moran_CORE_25006
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


What is the role of scleral buckling in 2018?

Home / Retina and Vitreous / Vitreoretinal Surgery

Title: What is the role of scleral buckling in 2018?
Author: Charles Calvo,  MD, Moran Eye Center
Date: 03/7/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: Scleral buckle, retinal detachment, pars plana vitrectomy
Diagnosis: Retinal Detachment
Brief Description: 

An overview of the relative advantages and disadvantages of scleral buckling compared to pars plana vitrectomy, including current practice trends
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds or Moran Eye Center Resident Lectures
Identifier: Moran_CORE_25001
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Art History: Looking Through Artists’ Eyes

Home / Ethics / Research

Title: Art History: Looking Through Artists’ Eyes
Author: Sravathi Vegunta, MD, Moran Eye Center ,University of Utah
Date: 01/17/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: Richard Liebreich; direct ophthalmoscope; Atlas des ophthalmoscopie; Monet, Pissarro; Degas; metamerism; cataract; dacrocystitis; chorioretinitis; retinal eccentric fixation zone; parallax
Diagnosis: NA
Brief Description: Discussion of three impressionists and their ocular disease including Monet’s cataracts, Pissarro’s dacrocystitis, Degas’s chorioretinitis and changes in their work due to ocular disease.
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_24929
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Occam vs. Hickam: A Case in Neuro-Ophthalmology

Home / Neuro-Ophthalmology / Causes of Decreased Vision

Title: Occam vs. Hickam: A Case in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Author: Michael Burrow, MD, PhD, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Date: 01/17/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, Neuroretinitis, optic neuritis, macular star, IS/OS disruption, multiple sclerosis, disc edema
Diagnosis: NA
Brief Description: Case discussion of a 16 year-old female with stage 4 disc edema, differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis mimickers, correlation between neuroretinitis with macular star, and mimics and chameleons of optic neuritis.
Format: mp4
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_24926
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Systemic Vasculitis with Uncommon Ocular Findings

Home / Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis / Clinical Approach to Uveitis

Title: Systemic Vasculitis with Uncommon Ocular Findings
Author: Rebekah Gensure, MD, PhD, University of Utah, Moran Eye Center
Date: 01/17/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: ANCA-negative granulomatosis with polyangiitis; Vasculitis, unilateral occlusive vasculopathy; ANCA testing
Diagnosis: ANCA-negative granulomatosis with polyangiitis
Brief Description: Case presentation of a 64 y/o gentleman with recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE), positive lupus anticoagulant, history of multiple bowel obstructions and nasal septal perforation presenting with unilateral occlusive vasculopathy, discussion of differential diagnosis, history of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), and points for discussion including GPA and VTE, ANCA testing, correlation between retinal vasculitis in systemic vasculitis and treatment considerations.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_24903
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.


Preloaded DMEK Tissue

Home / External Disease and Cornea / Clinical Approach to Corneal Transplantation

Title: Preloaded DMEK Tissue
Author: Christopher Smith, MD, Moran Eye Center
Date: 01/10/2018
Keywords/Main Subjects: DMEK tissue, preloaded, endothelial cells
Diagnosis: NA
Brief Description: Discussion of preloaded DMEK tissue, preparation of tissue at the eye bank, insertion into the eye in the operating room, and a few notable papers.
Format: Video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
References: Identifier: Moran_CORE_24869
Copyright statement: Copyright 2018. Please see terms of use page for more information.