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Correlates of Physical Activity among Adults with Sight Loss in High-Income-Countries: A Systematic Review.
Lindsay RK, Di Gennaro F, Allen PM, Tully MA, Marotta C, Pizzol D, Gorely T, Barnett Y, Smith L. Lindsay RK, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Nov 9;18(22):11763. doi: 10.3390/ijerph182211763. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021. PMID: 34831518 Free PMC article. Review.
METHODS: MEDLINE, Web of Science, PsycINFO, SPORTDiscus, The British Journal of Visual Impairment, The Journal of Visual Impairment and grey literature were searched for studies which reported correlates of PA among adults with sight loss. ...RESULTS: A total of 29 …
METHODS: MEDLINE, Web of Science, PsycINFO, SPORTDiscus, The British Journal of Visual Impairment, The Journal of Visual Impairmen
Refractive Error and Eye Health: An Umbrella Review of Meta-Analyses.
Wang YH, Huang C, Tseng YL, Zhong J, Li XM. Wang YH, et al. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021 Nov 4;8:759767. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.759767. eCollection 2021. Front Med (Lausanne). 2021. PMID: 34805225 Free PMC article.
Purpose: To explore the associations between refractive errors and multiple eye health outcomes. Methods: This is an umbrella review based on systematic reviews with meta-analyses. ...Conclusions: Myopia, especially high myopia, demonstrated the highest risk for …
Purpose: To explore the associations between refractive errors and multiple eye health outcomes. Methods: This is an umbrella …
Efficacy and safety of acupuncture combined with Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: A protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Bao P, Mi J, Yu Z, Liu L, Zhu Z, Liu S, Nan Z. Bao P, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Oct 29;100(43):e27658. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000027658. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021. PMID: 34713859 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Diabetes has become a global public health problem and danger to human health. Diabetes is the main cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, and lower limb amputation. ...
BACKGROUND: Diabetes has become a global public health problem and danger to human health. Diabetes is the main cause of bl
Monotherapy with mirabegron had a better tolerance than the anticholinergic agents on overactive bladder: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Yi W, Yang Y, Yang J. Yi W, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Oct 15;100(41):e27469. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000027469. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021. PMID: 34731124 Free PMC article.
The total number of treatment-emergent adverse events had no significantly difference between two monotherapies (RR = 0.88 95%CI: 0.76-1.01; P = .08); however, patients would have a better tolerance with mirabegron (50 mg) in adverse events of dry mouth (RR = 0.42; 95%CI: 0.33-0. …
The total number of treatment-emergent adverse events had no significantly difference between two monotherapies (RR = 0.88 95%CI: 0.76-1.01; …
Role of hypertension as a risk factor for open-angle glaucoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Nislawati R, Taufik Fadillah Zainal A, Ismail A, Waspodo N, Kasim F, Gunawan AMAK. Nislawati R, et al. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2021 Sep 28;6(1):e000798. doi: 10.1136/bmjophth-2021-000798. eCollection 2021. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2021. PMID: 34632075 Free PMC article.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. It is estimated that as many as 3.2 million people worldwide experience blindness due to glaucoma, including open-angle glaucoma (OAG). ...
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. It is estimated that as many as 3.2 million people worldwide experience b
Risk prediction models for intensive care unit-acquired weakness in intensive care unit patients: A systematic review.
Zhang W, Tang Y, Liu H, Yuan LP, Wang CC, Chen SF, Huang J, Xiao XY. Zhang W, et al. PLoS One. 2021 Sep 24;16(9):e0257768. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257768. eCollection 2021. PLoS One. 2021. PMID: 34559850 Free PMC article.
All the models have good applicability, but most of the models are biased due to the lack of blindness, lack of reporting, insufficient sample size, missing data, and lack of performance evaluation and calibration of the models. ...
All the models have good applicability, but most of the models are biased due to the lack of blindness, lack of reporting, insufficie …
The relationship between smartphone use and dry eye disease: A systematic review with a narrative synthesis.
Al-Marri K, Al-Qashoti M, Al-Zoqari H, Elshaikh U, Naqadan A, Saeed R, Faraj J, Shraim M. Al-Marri K, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Sep 24;100(38):e27311. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000027311. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021. PMID: 34559146 Free article.
BACKGROUND: Emerging research findings suggest a potential relationship between smartphone use (SPU) and dry eye disease (DED), which has not been systematically reviewed. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to systematically review and synthesize evidence on the relatio …
BACKGROUND: Emerging research findings suggest a potential relationship between smartphone use (SPU) and dry eye disease (DED), which …
Studies on the prevalence of blindness in Ethiopia: a protocol for the systematic review and meta-analysis.
Markos M, Kefyalew B, Tesfaye HB. Markos M, et al. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2021 Sep 21;6(1):e000881. doi: 10.1136/bmjophth-2021-000881. eCollection 2021. BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2021. PMID: 34632077 Free PMC article.
INTRODUCTION: Blindness refers to a lack of vision and/or defined as presenting visual acuity worse than 3/60 in the better eye. ...Therefore, this protocol has been proposed to estimate the pooled prevalence of blindness in Ethiopia to provide up-to-d …
INTRODUCTION: Blindness refers to a lack of vision and/or defined as presenting visual acuity worse than 3/60 in the better …
Accuracy of Using Generative Adversarial Networks for Glaucoma Detection: Systematic Review and Bibliometric Analysis.
Saeed AQ, Sheikh Abdullah SNH, Che-Hamzah J, Abdul Ghani AT. Saeed AQ, et al. J Med Internet Res. 2021 Sep 21;23(9):e27414. doi: 10.2196/27414. J Med Internet Res. 2021. PMID: 34236992 Free PMC article. Review.
BACKGROUND: Glaucoma leads to irreversible blindness. Globally, it is the second most common retinal disease that leads to blindness, slightly less common than cataracts. ...OBJECTIVE: This paper aims to introduce a GAN technology for the diagnosis of eye dis …
BACKGROUND: Glaucoma leads to irreversible blindness. Globally, it is the second most common retinal disease that leads to blindne
The impact of access to water supply and sanitation on the prevalence of active trachoma in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Abebe TA, Tucho GT. Abebe TA, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 Sep 9;15(9):e0009644. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009644. eCollection 2021 Sep. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021. PMID: 34499655 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Trachoma is a worldwide infectious disease causing blindness. Trachoma continued as a public health problem in Ethiopia due to a lack of sanitation and inadequate prevention strategies. ...
BACKGROUND: Trachoma is a worldwide infectious disease causing blindness. Trachoma continued as a public health problem in Eth …
Genotype distribution of Acanthamoeba in keratitis: a systematic review.
Diehl MLN, Paes J, Rott MB. Diehl MLN, et al. Parasitol Res. 2021 Sep;120(9):3051-3063. doi: 10.1007/s00436-021-07261-1. Epub 2021 Aug 5. Parasitol Res. 2021. PMID: 34351492 Free PMC article. Review.
It is the causative agent of a disease known as Acanthamoeba keratitis, a painful and severe sight-threatening corneal infection that can lead to blindness. In recent years, the prevalence of Acanthamoeba keratitis has rapidly increased, growing its importance to human …
It is the causative agent of a disease known as Acanthamoeba keratitis, a painful and severe sight-threatening corneal infection that can le …
Simulating Macular Degeneration to Investigate Activities of Daily Living: A Systematic Review.
Macnamara A, Chen C, Schinazi VR, Saredakis D, Loetscher T. Macnamara A, et al. Front Neurosci. 2021 Aug 13;15:663062. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2021.663062. eCollection 2021. Front Neurosci. 2021. PMID: 34483815 Free PMC article.
Purpose: Investigating difficulties during activities of daily living is a fundamental first step for the development of vision-related intervention and rehabilitation strategies. One way to do this is through visual impairment simulations. ...Researchers cou …
Purpose: Investigating difficulties during activities of daily living is a fundamental first step for the development of vision-relat …
Metabolomics in Diabetic Retinopathy: A Systematic Review.
Hou XW, Wang Y, Pan CW. Hou XW, et al. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021 Aug 2;62(10):4. doi: 10.1167/iovs.62.10.4. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021. PMID: 34347011 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: Diabetic retinopathy (DR), a common microvascular complication of diabetes, is the leading cause of acquired blindness in the working-age population. Individuals with diabetes still develop DR despite appropriate glycemic and blood pressure control, highlighting t …
PURPOSE: Diabetic retinopathy (DR), a common microvascular complication of diabetes, is the leading cause of acquired blindness in th …
Pituitary apoplexy induced by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist administration for treatment of prostate cancer: a systematic review.
Raj R, Elshimy G, Jacob A, Arya PVA, Unnikrishnan DC, Correa R, Myint ZW. Raj R, et al. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2021 Aug;147(8):2337-2347. doi: 10.1007/s00432-021-03697-1. Epub 2021 Jun 22. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2021. PMID: 34156518 Free PMC article.
Headache was reported by all patients followed by ophthalmoplegia (85.7%) and nausea/vomiting (71.4%). Three patients had blindness at presentation. Only 8 cases reported complete anterior pituitary hormone evaluation on presentation and the most common endocrine abnormali …
Headache was reported by all patients followed by ophthalmoplegia (85.7%) and nausea/vomiting (71.4%). Three patients had blindness a …
Intraoperative monitoring of visual evoked potentials in patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenoma: a systematic review.
Jashek-Ahmed F, Cabrilo I, Bal J, Sanders B, Grieve J, Dorward NL, Marcus HJ. Jashek-Ahmed F, et al. BMC Neurol. 2021 Jul 23;21(1):287. doi: 10.1186/s12883-021-02315-4. BMC Neurol. 2021. PMID: 34301198 Free PMC article.
Although rare, a serious complication of surgery is worsened vision post-operatively. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether, in patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenoma, intraoperative monitoring of visual evoked potentials (VEP) is a safe, reproducible, …
Although rare, a serious complication of surgery is worsened vision post-operatively. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether, in patients un …
A Systematic Review of Carotenoids in the Management of Diabetic Retinopathy.
Lem DW, Gierhart DL, Davey PG. Lem DW, et al. Nutrients. 2021 Jul 16;13(7):2441. doi: 10.3390/nu13072441. Nutrients. 2021. PMID: 34371951 Free PMC article.
Diabetic retinopathy, which was primarily regarded as a microvascular disease, is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. With obesity at epidemic proportions, diabetes-related ocular problems are exponentially increasing in the developed world. ...This cont …
Diabetic retinopathy, which was primarily regarded as a microvascular disease, is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwi …
Prevalence of primary open angle glaucoma in the last 20 years: a meta-analysis and systematic review.
Zhang N, Wang J, Li Y, Jiang B. Zhang N, et al. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 2;11(1):13762. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-92971-w. Sci Rep. 2021. PMID: 34215769 Free PMC article.
Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world and is influenced by various sociodemographic factors. ...The current estimated global population of POAG is 68.56 million (95% CI 59.99 ~ 79.98). POAG is a worldwide vision
Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world and is influenced by various sociodemogr …
Amniotic membrane transplantation for infectious keratitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ting DSJ, Henein C, Said DG, Dua HS. Ting DSJ, et al. Sci Rep. 2021 Jun 21;11(1):13007. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-92366-x. Sci Rep. 2021. PMID: 34155280 Free PMC article.
Infectious keratitis (IK) is the 5th leading cause of blindness globally. Broad-spectrum topical antimicrobial treatment is the current mainstay of treatment for IK, though adjuvant treatment or surgeries are often required in refractory cases of IK. ...
Infectious keratitis (IK) is the 5th leading cause of blindness globally. Broad-spectrum topical antimicrobial treatment is the curre …
Carotenoids in the Management of Glaucoma: A Systematic Review of the Evidence.
Lem DW, Gierhart DL, Davey PG. Lem DW, et al. Nutrients. 2021 Jun 6;13(6):1949. doi: 10.3390/nu13061949. Nutrients. 2021. PMID: 34204051 Free PMC article.
Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) remains a leading cause of irreversible blindness globally. Recent evidence further substantiates sustained oxidative stress, and compromised antioxidant defenses are key drivers in the onset of glaucomatous neurodegeneration. ...
Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) remains a leading cause of irreversible blindness globally. Recent evidence further substantiates …
Leroy's elusive little people: A systematic review on lilliputian hallucinations.
Blom JD. Blom JD. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 Jun;125:627-636. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.03.002. Epub 2021 Mar 4. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021. PMID: 33676962 Free article. Review.
Etiology is extremely diverse, with schizophrenia spectrum disorder, alcohol use disorder and loss of vision accounting for 50 % of the cases and neurological disease for 36 %. ...
Etiology is extremely diverse, with schizophrenia spectrum disorder, alcohol use disorder and loss of vision accounting for 50 % of t …
Low vision rehabilitation in improving the quality of life for patients with impaired vision: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 52 randomized clinical trials.
Liu J, Dong J, Chen Y, Zhang W, Tong S, Guo J. Liu J, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 May 14;100(19):e25736. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000025736. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021. PMID: 34106601 Free PMC article. Retracted.
BACKGROUND AIM: Low vision rehabilitation optimizes the use of residual vision after severe vision loss, but also teaches skills to improve visual functioning in daily life. ...However, no significant difference in health-related QoL and adaptat …
BACKGROUND AIM: Low vision rehabilitation optimizes the use of residual vision after severe vision loss, but als …
Risk factors and protective factors of depression in older people 65+. A systematic review.
Maier A, Riedel-Heller SG, Pabst A, Luppa M. Maier A, et al. PLoS One. 2021 May 13;16(5):e0251326. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0251326. eCollection 2021. PLoS One. 2021. PMID: 33983995 Free PMC article.
Heterogeneous results were found for education, female gender, self-rated health, cognitive impairment and older age, although significant in several studies. ...Mobility impairment resulted as a risk factor in three studies. IADL impairment and vis
Heterogeneous results were found for education, female gender, self-rated health, cognitive impairment and older age, although …
Metabolomics in Glaucoma: A Systematic Review.
Wang Y, Hou XW, Liang G, Pan CW. Wang Y, et al. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021 May 3;62(6):9. doi: 10.1167/iovs.62.6.9. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2021. PMID: 33956051 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: Glaucoma remains a poorly understood disease, and identifying biomarkers for early diagnosis is critical to reducing the risk of glaucoma-related visual impairment and blindness. The aim of this review is to provide current metabolic profiles for glaucoma t …
PURPOSE: Glaucoma remains a poorly understood disease, and identifying biomarkers for early diagnosis is critical to reducing the risk of gl …
Prevalence of visual impairment among older Chinese population: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Zou M, Guo D, Chen A, Young CA, Li Y, Zheng D, Jin G. Zou M, et al. J Glob Health. 2021 May 1;11:08004. doi: 10.7189/jogh.11.08004. J Glob Health. 2021. PMID: 33981412 Free PMC article.
Meta-analysis methods were used to estimate the pooled prevalence and its 95% confidence interval (95%CI) of moderate and severe visual impairment (MSVI) and blindness both by presenting visual acuity (PVA) and best corrected visual acuity (BCVA). ...Females, rural …
Meta-analysis methods were used to estimate the pooled prevalence and its 95% confidence interval (95%CI) of moderate and severe visual i
A Systematic Review of Urban Navigation Systems for Visually Impaired People.
El-Taher FE, Taha A, Courtney J, Mckeever S. El-Taher FE, et al. Sensors (Basel). 2021 Apr 29;21(9):3103. doi: 10.3390/s21093103. Sensors (Basel). 2021. PMID: 33946857 Free PMC article.
In addition, research in overlapping domains are addressing the problem of automatic environment interpretation using computer vision and machine learning, particularly deep learning, approaches. ...
In addition, research in overlapping domains are addressing the problem of automatic environment interpretation using computer vision
Acute Transverse Myelitis (ATM):Clinical Review of 43 Patients With COVID-19-Associated ATM and 3 Post-Vaccination ATM Serious Adverse Events With the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 Vaccine (AZD1222).
Román GC, Gracia F, Torres A, Palacios A, Gracia K, Harris D. Román GC, et al. Front Immunol. 2021 Apr 26;12:653786. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.653786. eCollection 2021. Front Immunol. 2021. PMID: 33981305 Free PMC article.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) occurred in 8 patients, mainly women (67%) ranging from 27- to 64-years-old. Three ATM patients also had blindness from myeloneuritis optica (MNO) and two more also had acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN). ...
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) occurred in 8 patients, mainly women (67%) ranging from 27- to 64-years-old. Three ATM patients …
Evaluation of clinical trials for natural products used in diabetes: An evidence-based systemic literature review.
Ahmad R, AlLehaibi LH, AlSuwaidan HN, Alghiryafi AF, Almubarak LS, AlKhalifah KN, AlMubarak HJ, Alkhathami MA. Ahmad R, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Apr 23;100(16):e25641. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000025641. Medicine (Baltimore). 2021. PMID: 33879744 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Based on eligibility criteria, 16 plants with 74 clinical trials were found and evaluated. Major drawbacks observed were; "non-randomization and blindness of the studies," "non-blindness of patients/healthcare/outcome assessors," "lack of patient compliance …
RESULTS: Based on eligibility criteria, 16 plants with 74 clinical trials were found and evaluated. Major drawbacks observed were; "non-rand …
Fatty Acids and Lipid Derivatives Protecting Photooxidative Attack in Age-related Macular Degeneration.
Matías-Pérez D, García-Montalvo IA. Matías-Pérez D, et al. J Oleo Sci. 2021 Apr 2;70(4):453-458. doi: 10.5650/jos.ess20314. Epub 2021 Mar 10. J Oleo Sci. 2021. PMID: 33692241 Free article.
The analysis of the research results consulted shows that AMD is one of the most frequent causes of blindness in subjects over 55 years of age. AMD is characterized by decreased vision, metamorphopsia, macropsies, micropsies, and central scotoma. Disease that must b …
The analysis of the research results consulted shows that AMD is one of the most frequent causes of blindness in subjects over 55 yea …
Association between vision impairment and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ehrlich JR, Ramke J, Macleod D, Burn H, Lee CN, Zhang JH, Waldock W, Swenor BK, Gordon I, Congdon N, Burton M, Evans JR. Ehrlich JR, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Apr;9(4):e418-e430. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30549-0. Epub 2021 Feb 16. Lancet Glob Health. 2021. PMID: 33607015 Free PMC article.
We aimed to systematically identify studies describing the association between vision impairment and mortality, and to assess the association between vision impairment and all-cause mortality. ...INTERPRETATION: The hazard for all-cause mortality was h …
We aimed to systematically identify studies describing the association between vision impairment and mortality, and to assess …
Biomechanical adaptation to post-stroke visual field loss: a systematic review.
Elfeky A, D'Août K, Lawson R, Hepworth LR, Thomas NDA, Clynch A, Rowe FJ. Elfeky A, et al. Syst Rev. 2021 Mar 27;10(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s13643-021-01634-4. Syst Rev. 2021. PMID: 33771214 Free PMC article.
Studies including adult and paediatric participants that investigated eye, head, or body movements in post-stroke visual field loss during visual exploration tasks were included. ...Under simulated hemianopia, participants were consistently biased towards the sighted visua …
Studies including adult and paediatric participants that investigated eye, head, or body movements in post-stroke visual field loss d …
Sulodexide for Diabetic-Induced Disabilities: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Bignamini AA, Chebil A, Gambaro G, Matuška J. Bignamini AA, et al. Adv Ther. 2021 Mar;38(3):1483-1513. doi: 10.1007/s12325-021-01620-1. Epub 2021 Jan 27. Adv Ther. 2021. PMID: 33502688 Free PMC article.
They are responsible not only for increased mortality but also severe disabilities, which jeopardize quality of life (e.g., blindness, walking limitations, and renal failure requiring dialysis). ...METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Central Register of Cont …
They are responsible not only for increased mortality but also severe disabilities, which jeopardize quality of life (e.g., blindness
The development of posttraumatic stress disorder in individuals with visual impairment: a systematic search and review.
van der Ham AJ, van der Aa HP, Brunes A, Heir T, de Vries R, van Rens GH, van Nispen RM. van der Ham AJ, et al. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2021 Mar;41(2):331-341. doi: 10.1111/opo.12784. Epub 2021 Jan 22. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2021. PMID: 33481297 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem with a negative impact on quality of life. Little is known about the relationship between PTSD and visual impairment. ...PTSD in people with visual impairment is more likely to be the re …
PURPOSE: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem with a negative impact on quality of life. Little is known a …
What assessments are currently used to investigate and diagnose cerebral visual impairment (CVI) in children? A systematic review.
McConnell EL, Saunders KJ, Little JA. McConnell EL, et al. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2021 Mar;41(2):224-244. doi: 10.1111/opo.12776. Epub 2020 Dec 27. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2021. PMID: 33368471 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of childhood visual impairment in the developed world. ...From these, 10 categories of assessment utilised within included articles were identified: (1) Medical history, (2) Vision assessment/opht …
PURPOSE: Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of childhood visual impairment in the developed world. ...From …
Atractylodis Rhizoma: A review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and quality control.
Zhang WJ, Zhao ZY, Chang LK, Cao Y, Wang S, Kang CZ, Wang HY, Zhou L, Huang LQ, Guo LP. Zhang WJ, et al. J Ethnopharmacol. 2021 Feb 10;266:113415. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.113415. Epub 2020 Sep 28. J Ethnopharmacol. 2021. PMID: 32987126 Free PMC article.
(A. chinensis) is widely used in East Asia as a diuretic and stomachic drug, for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, digestive disorders, night blindness, and influenza as it contains a variety of sesquiterpenoids and other components of medicinal importance. ...
(A. chinensis) is widely used in East Asia as a diuretic and stomachic drug, for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, digestive disorders, n …
The unspoken reality of gender bias in surgery: A qualitative systematic review.
Lim WH, Wong C, Jain SR, Ng CH, Tai CH, Devi MK, Samarasekera DD, Iyer SG, Chong CS. Lim WH, et al. PLoS One. 2021 Feb 2;16(2):e0246420. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0246420. eCollection 2021. PLoS One. 2021. PMID: 33529257 Free PMC article.
Females in surgery lacked support, faced harassment, and had unequal opportunities, which were often exacerbated by sex-blindness by their male counterparts. Mothers were especially affected, struggling to achieve a work-life balance while facing strong criticism. ...As th …
Females in surgery lacked support, faced harassment, and had unequal opportunities, which were often exacerbated by sex-blindness by …
Trends in prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment over 30 years: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study.
GBD 2019 Blindness and Vision Impairment Collaborators; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study. GBD 2019 Blindness and Vision Impairment Collaborators, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Feb;9(2):e130-e143. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30425-3. Epub 2020 Dec 1. Lancet Glob Health. 2021. PMID: 33275950 Free PMC article.
We fitted hierarchical models to estimate 2020 prevalence (with 95% uncertainty intervals [UIs]) of mild vision impairment (presenting visual acuity 6/18 and <6/12), moderate and severe vision impairment (<6/18 to 3/60), and blindness (&lt …
We fitted hierarchical models to estimate 2020 prevalence (with 95% uncertainty intervals [UIs]) of mild vision impairment (pr …
Causes of blindness and vision impairment in 2020 and trends over 30 years, and prevalence of avoidable blindness in relation to VISION 2020: the Right to Sight: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study.
GBD 2019 Blindness and Vision Impairment Collaborators; Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study. GBD 2019 Blindness and Vision Impairment Collaborators, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Feb;9(2):e144-e160. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30489-7. Epub 2020 Dec 1. Lancet Glob Health. 2021. PMID: 33275949 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Many causes of vision impairment can be prevented or treated. With an ageing global population, the demands for eye health services are increasing. We estimated the prevalence and relative contribution of avoidable causes of blindness
BACKGROUND: Many causes of vision impairment can be prevented or treated. With an ageing global population, the demands for …
VEP estimation of visual acuity: a systematic review.
Hamilton R, Bach M, Heinrich SP, Hoffmann MB, Odom JV, McCulloch DL, Thompson DA. Hamilton R, et al. Doc Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb;142(1):25-74. doi: 10.1007/s10633-020-09770-3. Epub 2020 Jun 2. Doc Ophthalmol. 2021. PMID: 32488810 Free PMC article. Review.
Data extracted included VEP SF limits, stimulus protocols, VEP recording and analysis techniques and correspondence with behavioural acuity for normally sighted healthy adults, typically developing infants and children, healthy adults with artificially degraded vision and …
Data extracted included VEP SF limits, stimulus protocols, VEP recording and analysis techniques and correspondence with behavioural acuity …
Device abandonment in deafblindness: a scoping review of the intersection of functionality and usability through the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health lens.
Wittich W, Granberg S, Wahlqvist M, Pichora-Fuller MK, Mäki-Torkko E. Wittich W, et al. BMJ Open. 2021 Jan 25;11(1):e044873. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044873. BMJ Open. 2021. PMID: 33495263 Free PMC article. Review.
OBJECTIVES: Abandonment of vision, hearing or mobility aids suggests common barriers and facilitators to ongoing device use. However, the possible interactive effects of combined hearing and vision disabilities on device use by those living with deafblindness are un …
OBJECTIVES: Abandonment of vision, hearing or mobility aids suggests common barriers and facilitators to ongoing device use. However, …
Unravelling Genetic Factors Underlying Corticobasal Syndrome: A Systematic Review.
Arienti F, Lazzeri G, Vizziello M, Monfrini E, Bresolin N, Saetti MC, Picillo M, Franco G, Di Fonzo A. Arienti F, et al. Cells. 2021 Jan 15;10(1):171. doi: 10.3390/cells10010171. Cells. 2021. PMID: 33467748 Free PMC article.
A set of symptoms was shown to be significantly more common in GRN-CBS patients, including visuospatial impairment, behavioral changes, aphasia, and language alterations. In addition, specific demographical, clinical, biochemical, and radiological features may suggest muta …
A set of symptoms was shown to be significantly more common in GRN-CBS patients, including visuospatial impairment, behavioral change …
Interventions for improving outcomes in patients with multimorbidity in primary care and community settings.
Smith SM, Wallace E, O'Dowd T, Fortin M. Smith SM, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Jan 15;1(1):CD006560. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006560.pub4. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021. PMID: 33448337 Free PMC article.
There was probably a small improvement in patient-reported outcomes (moderate certainty evidence). The intervention may make little or no difference to health service use (low certainty evidence), may slightly improve medication adherence (low certainty evidence), probably …
There was probably a small improvement in patient-reported outcomes (moderate certainty evidence). The intervention may make little or no di …
Sodium-glucose cotransporter protein-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists for type 2 diabetes: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
Palmer SC, Tendal B, Mustafa RA, Vandvik PO, Li S, Hao Q, Tunnicliffe D, Ruospo M, Natale P, Saglimbene V, Nicolucci A, Johnson DW, Tonelli M, Rossi MC, Badve SV, Cho Y, Nadeau-Fredette AC, Burke M, Faruque LI, Lloyd A, Ahmad N, Liu Y, Tiv S, Millard T, Gagliardi L, Kolanu N, Barmanray RD, McMorrow R, Raygoza Cortez AK, White H, Chen X, Zhou X, Liu J, Rodríguez AF, González-Colmenero AD, Wang Y, Li L, Sutanto S, Solis RC, Díaz González-Colmenero F, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Walsh M, Guyatt G, Strippoli GFM. Palmer SC, et al. BMJ. 2021 Jan 13;372:m4573. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m4573. BMJ. 2021. PMID: 33441402 Free PMC article.
Little or no evidence was found for the effect of SGLT-2 inhibitors or GLP-1 receptor agonists on limb amputation, blindness, eye disease, neuropathic pain, or health related quality of life. ...
Little or no evidence was found for the effect of SGLT-2 inhibitors or GLP-1 receptor agonists on limb amputation, blindness, eye
Ivermectin, a potential anticancer drug derived from an antiparasitic drug.
Tang M, Hu X, Wang Y, Yao X, Zhang W, Yu C, Cheng F, Li J, Fang Q. Tang M, et al. Pharmacol Res. 2021 Jan;163:105207. doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2020.105207. Epub 2020 Sep 21. Pharmacol Res. 2021. PMID: 32971268 Free PMC article.
Ivermectin is a macrolide antiparasitic drug with a 16-membered ring that is widely used for the treatment of many parasitic diseases such as river blindness, elephantiasis and scabies. Satoshi omura and William C. ...
Ivermectin is a macrolide antiparasitic drug with a 16-membered ring that is widely used for the treatment of many parasitic diseases such a …
Radiographic Assessment of Pediatric Condylar Fractures after Conservative Treatment with Functional Appliances-A Systematic Review.
Staderini E, Patini R, Tepedino M, Gasparini G, Zimbalatti MA, Marradi F, Gallenzi P. Staderini E, et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 9;17(24):9204. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17249204. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020. PMID: 33317118 Free PMC article.
The quality of the evidence was assessed through the Canada Institute of Health Economics (IHE) quality appraisal checklist, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) quality assessment tool. ...A moderate risk of bias was detected in all the studies, due to commo …
The quality of the evidence was assessed through the Canada Institute of Health Economics (IHE) quality appraisal checklist, and the …
Metabolomics in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Systematic Review.
Hou XW, Wang Y, Pan CW. Hou XW, et al. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020 Dec 1;61(14):13. doi: 10.1167/iovs.61.14.13. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020. PMID: 33315052 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness among the elderly, and the exact pathogenesis of the AMD remains unclear. ...
PURPOSE: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness among the elderly, and the exact pathogenes …
Risk factors and prevalence of diabetic retinopathy: A protocol for meta-analysis.
Hou Y, Cai Y, Jia Z, Shi S. Hou Y, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Oct 16;99(42):e22695. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000022695. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020. PMID: 33080719 Free PMC article.
Without further treatment, it can evolve into the stage of proliferation, which will lead to the formation of new blood vessels, vitreous hemorrhage, or anterior retinal hemorrhage, which will lead to severe vision loss and increase the risk of blindness. METHODS: T …
Without further treatment, it can evolve into the stage of proliferation, which will lead to the formation of new blood vessels, vitreous he …
Outcome measures in juvenile X-linked retinoschisis: A systematic review.
Grigg JR, Hooper CY, Fraser CL, Cornish EE, McCluskey PJ, Jamieson RV. Grigg JR, et al. Eye (Lond). 2020 Oct;34(10):1760-1769. doi: 10.1038/s41433-020-0848-6. Epub 2020 Apr 20. Eye (Lond). 2020. PMID: 32313171 Free PMC article. Review.
X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS) is a leading cause of hereditary juvenile macular degeneration in males resulting in significant vision impairment. Outcome measures to monitor disease progression or therapeutic interventions have evolved with technology. ...
X-linked retinoschisis (XLRS) is a leading cause of hereditary juvenile macular degeneration in males resulting in significant vision
Ability of Head-Mounted Display Technology to Improve Mobility in People With Low Vision: A Systematic Review.
Htike HM, Margrain TH, Lai YK, Eslambolchilar P. Htike HM, et al. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2020 Sep 24;9(10):26. doi: 10.1167/tvst.9.10.26. eCollection 2020 Sep. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2020. PMID: 33024619 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to undertake a systematic literature review on how vision enhancements, implemented using head-mounted displays (HMDs), can improve mobility, orientation, and associated aspects of visual function in people with low vision. ... …
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to undertake a systematic literature review on how vision enhancements, implemented using head …
Interventions for preventing ophthalmia neonatorum.
Kapoor VS, Evans JR, Vedula SS. Kapoor VS, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Sep 21;9(9):CD001862. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001862.pub4. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32959365 Free PMC article.
Antiseptic or antibiotic medication is dispensed into the eyes of newborns, or dispensed systemically, soon after delivery to prevent neonatal conjunctivitis and potential vision impairment. OBJECTIVES: 1. To determine if any type of systemic or topical eye m …
Antiseptic or antibiotic medication is dispensed into the eyes of newborns, or dispensed systemically, soon after delivery to prevent neonat …
Consensus clinical management guidelines for Alström syndrome.
Tahani N, Maffei P, Dollfus H, Paisey R, Valverde D, Milan G, Han JC, Favaretto F, Madathil SC, Dawson C, Armstrong MJ, Warfield AT, Düzenli S, Francomano CA, Gunay-Aygun M, Dassie F, Marion V, Valenti M, Leeson-Beevers K, Chivers A, Steeds R, Barrett T, Geberhiwot T. Tahani N, et al. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2020 Sep 21;15(1):253. doi: 10.1186/s13023-020-01468-8. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2020. PMID: 32958032 Free PMC article.
ALMS is a multisystem, progressive disease characterised by visual disturbance, hearing impairment, cardiomyopathy, childhood obesity, extreme insulin resistance, accelerated non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), renal dysfunction, respiratory disease, endocrine and u …
ALMS is a multisystem, progressive disease characterised by visual disturbance, hearing impairment, cardiomyopathy, childhood obesity …
Quality of care evaluation in non-functioning pituitary adenoma with chiasm compression: visual outcomes and timing of intervention clinical recommendations based on a systematic literature review and cohort study.
Pelsma ICM, Verstegen MJT, de Vries F, Notting IC, Broekman MLD, van Furth WR, Biermasz NR, Pereira AM. Pelsma ICM, et al. Pituitary. 2020 Aug;23(4):417-429. doi: 10.1007/s11102-020-01044-0. Pituitary. 2020. PMID: 32419072 Free PMC article.
We provide recommendations for the evaluation of timing of surgery, considering severity of visual impairment, which will need further validation based on expert clinical practice....
We provide recommendations for the evaluation of timing of surgery, considering severity of visual impairment, which will need furthe …
Vigabatrin add-on therapy for drug-resistant focal epilepsy.
Bresnahan R, Gianatsi M, Maguire MJ, Tudur Smith C, Marson AG. Bresnahan R, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Jul 30;7(7):CD007302. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007302.pub3. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32730657 Free PMC article.
SEARCH METHODS: For the latest update of this review, we searched the following databases on 1 November 2018: Cochrane Register of Studies (CRS Web), MEDLINE (Ovid 1946 to 31 October 2018), ClinicalTrials.gov and the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials …
SEARCH METHODS: For the latest update of this review, we searched the following databases on 1 November 2018: Cochrane Register of Studies ( …
Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor in neovascular age-related macular degeneration - a systematic review of the impact of anti-VEGF on patient outcomes and healthcare systems.
Finger RP, Daien V, Eldem BM, Talks JS, Korobelnik JF, Mitchell P, Sakamoto T, Wong TY, Pantiri K, Carrasco J. Finger RP, et al. BMC Ophthalmol. 2020 Jul 17;20(1):294. doi: 10.1186/s12886-020-01554-2. BMC Ophthalmol. 2020. PMID: 32680477 Free PMC article.
The review focused on publications describing the impact of anti-VEGF on blindness, visual impairment, vision-related quality of life (VRQoL), mortality, and costs. ...Among patients aged 50 years, a reduction of 50% was observed (52.2 cases/100,000 in 2000 t …
The review focused on publications describing the impact of anti-VEGF on blindness, visual impairment, vision-related q …
The effect of Bushen Huoxue method in treating glaucoma: A protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis.
Wang L, Yu T, Sun H, Liu R, Liu Y. Wang L, et al. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020 Jul 2;99(27):e21156. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000021156. Medicine (Baltimore). 2020. PMID: 32629752 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Glaucoma is a common ophthalmic neurodegenerative disease and the main cause of blindness, which seriously affects the life and work of patients, without more effective treatment for optic nerve damage. ...
BACKGROUND: Glaucoma is a common ophthalmic neurodegenerative disease and the main cause of blindness, which seriously affects the li …
Core outcomes in neonatology: development of a core outcome set for neonatal research.
Webbe JWH, Duffy JMN, Afonso E, Al-Muzaffar I, Brunton G, Greenough A, Hall NJ, Knight M, Latour JM, Lee-Davey C, Marlow N, Noakes L, Nycyk J, Richard-Löndt A, Wills-Eve B, Modi N, Gale C. Webbe JWH, et al. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020 Jul;105(4):425-431. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-317501. Epub 2019 Nov 15. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020. PMID: 31732683 Free PMC article.
This can prevent synthesis of trial results in meta-analyses, and selected outcomes may not be relevant to former patients, parents and health professionals. OBJECTIVE: To define a core outcome set (COS) for research involving infants receiving neonatal care in a high-inco …
This can prevent synthesis of trial results in meta-analyses, and selected outcomes may not be relevant to former patients, parents and h
Association of cerebral malaria and TNF-α levels: a systematic review.
Leão L, Puty B, Dolabela MF, Povoa MM, Né YGS, Eiró LG, Fagundes NCF, Maia LC, Lima RR. Leão L, et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 23;20(1):442. doi: 10.1186/s12879-020-05107-2. BMC Infect Dis. 2020. PMID: 32576141 Free PMC article.
Methodological problems were identified regarding sample size, randomization and blindness, but no risk of bias was detected. CONCLUSION: Although the results suggested that that TNF-alpha level is associated with cerebral malaria, the evidence is inconsistent and imprecis …
Methodological problems were identified regarding sample size, randomization and blindness, but no risk of bias was detected. CONCLUS …
Vitamin A and fish oils for preventing the progression of retinitis pigmentosa.
Schwartz SG, Wang X, Chavis P, Kuriyan AE, Abariga SA. Schwartz SG, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Jun 18;6(6):CD008428. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008428.pub3. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32573764 Free PMC article.
It results in severe visual loss that may lead to blindness. Symptoms may become manifest during childhood or adulthood which include poor night vision (nyctalopia) and constriction of peripheral vision (visual field loss). ...SEARCH METHODS: We searched the …
It results in severe visual loss that may lead to blindness. Symptoms may become manifest during childhood or adulthood which include …
A comprehensive map of disease networks and molecular drug discoveries for glaucoma.
Wang H, Deng Y, Wan L, Huang L. Wang H, et al. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 16;10(1):9719. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-66350-w. Sci Rep. 2020. PMID: 32546683 Free PMC article.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. The molecular etiology of glaucoma is complex and unclear. ...
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. The molecular etiology of glaucoma is complex and unclear. ...
Prediction models for development of retinopathy in people with type 2 diabetes: systematic review and external validation in a Dutch primary care setting.
van der Heijden AA, Nijpels G, Badloe F, Lovejoy HL, Peelen LM, Feenstra TL, Moons KGM, Slieker RC, Herings RMC, Elders PJM, Beulens JW. van der Heijden AA, et al. Diabetologia. 2020 Jun;63(6):1110-1119. doi: 10.1007/s00125-020-05134-3. Epub 2020 Apr 3. Diabetologia. 2020. PMID: 32246157 Free PMC article.
RESULTS: Twelve studies were included in the systematic review, reporting on 16 models. Outcomes ranged from referable retinopathy to blindness. Discrimination was reported in seven studies with C statistics ranging from 0.55 (95% CI 0.54, 0.56) to 0.84 (95% CI 0.78, 0.88) …
RESULTS: Twelve studies were included in the systematic review, reporting on 16 models. Outcomes ranged from referable retinopathy to bli
Non-contact tests for identifying people at risk of primary angle closure glaucoma.
Jindal A, Ctori I, Virgili G, Lucenteforte E, Lawrenson JG. Jindal A, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 May 28;5(5):CD012947. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012947.pub2. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32468576 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) accounts for 50% of glaucoma blindness worldwide. More than three-quarters of individuals with PACG reside in Asia. ...
BACKGROUND: Primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) accounts for 50% of glaucoma blindness worldwide. More than three-quarters of indiv …
Efficacy of interventions for amblyopia: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Li Y, Sun H, Zhu X, Su Y, Yu T, Wu X, Zhou X, Jing L. Li Y, et al. BMC Ophthalmol. 2020 May 25;20(1):203. doi: 10.1186/s12886-020-01442-9. BMC Ophthalmol. 2020. PMID: 32450849 Free PMC article.
Only Randomized clinical trials comparing any two or three of the following treatments were included: refractive correction (spectacles alone), patching of 2 h per day (patch 2H), patch 6H, patch 12H, patch 2H + near activities (N), patch 2H + distant activities (D), atropine (At …
Only Randomized clinical trials comparing any two or three of the following treatments were included: refractive correction (spectacles alon …
Treatment regimens for administration of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Li E, Donati S, Lindsley KB, Krzystolik MG, Virgili G. Li E, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 May 5;5(5):CD012208. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012208.pub2. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32374423 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of permanent blindness worldwide. The current mainstay of treatment for neovascular AMD (nAMD) is intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents: afliberce …
BACKGROUND: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of permanent blindness worldwide. The current mainsta …
The Complications of Myopia: A Review and Meta-Analysis.
Haarman AEG, Enthoven CA, Tideman JWL, Tedja MS, Verhoeven VJM, Klaver CCW. Haarman AEG, et al. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020 Apr 9;61(4):49. doi: 10.1167/iovs.61.4.49. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020. PMID: 32347918 Free PMC article.
PURPOSE: To determine the risk between degree of myopia and myopic macular degeneration (MMD), retinal detachment (RD), cataract, open angle glaucoma (OAG), and blindness. METHODS: A systematic review and meta-analyses of studies published before June 2019 on myopia compli …
PURPOSE: To determine the risk between degree of myopia and myopic macular degeneration (MMD), retinal detachment (RD), cataract, open angle …
Spectacle correction versus no spectacles for prevention of strabismus in hyperopic children.
Jones-Jordan L, Wang X, Scherer RW, Mutti DO. Jones-Jordan L, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 2;4(4):CD007738. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007738.pub3. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32240551 Free PMC article.
SEARCH METHODS: We searched CENTRAL (2018, Issue 12; which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Trials Register); Ovid MEDLINE; Embase.com; three other databases; and two trial registries. ...
SEARCH METHODS: We searched CENTRAL (2018, Issue 12; which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Trials Register); Ovid MEDLINE; Emba …
Occlusion for stimulus deprivation amblyopia.
Antonio-Santos A, Vedula SS, Hatt SR, Powell C. Antonio-Santos A, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Mar 23;3(3):CD005136. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005136.pub4. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32203629 Free PMC article.
., removal of the cataract) and then occlusion of the better-seeing eye, but regimens vary, can be difficult to execute, and traditionally are believed to lead to disappointing results. ...SEARCH METHODS: We searched CENTRAL (2018, Issue 12), which contains the Cochrane Ey …
., removal of the cataract) and then occlusion of the better-seeing eye, but regimens vary, can be difficult to execute, and traditio …
Lamotrigine add-on therapy for drug-resistant focal epilepsy.
Panebianco M, Bresnahan R, Ramaratnam S, Marson AG. Panebianco M, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Mar 20;3(3):CD001909. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001909.pub3. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32196639 Free PMC article.
CRS Web includes randomized or quasi-randomized, controlled trials from PubMed, EMBASE, ClinicalTrials.gov, the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and the Speciali …
CRS Web includes randomized or quasi-randomized, controlled trials from PubMed, EMBASE, ClinicalTrials.gov, the World Health Organiza …
Ab interno trabecular bypass surgery with Schlemm´s canal microstent (Hydrus) for open angle glaucoma.
Otarola F, Virgili G, Shah A, Hu K, Bunce C, Gazzard G. Otarola F, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Mar 9;3(3):CD012740. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012740.pub2. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32147807 Free PMC article.
SEARCH METHODS: On 7 May 2019, we searched CENTRAL (2019, Issue 5), which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Trials Register; Ovid MEDLINE; Ovid Embase; the ISRCTN registry; ClinicalTrials.gov; and the WHO ICTRP. ...No data were available on the proportion of participan …
SEARCH METHODS: On 7 May 2019, we searched CENTRAL (2019, Issue 5), which contains the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Trials Register; Ovid …
Prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency among Preschool Children in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Sahile Z, Yilma D, Tezera R, Bezu T, Haileselassie W, Seifu B, Ali JH. Sahile Z, et al. Biomed Res Int. 2020 Feb 27;2020:8032894. doi: 10.1155/2020/8032894. eCollection 2020. Biomed Res Int. 2020. PMID: 32258145 Free PMC article.
The prevalence of night blindness significantly decreased from moderate public health problem 4.2% (95% CI: 2.8%-5.7%) in a period from 1990 to 2004 to mild public health problem 0.8% (95% CI: 0.6%-1.0%) in a period from 2005 to 2019. ...CONCLUSIONS: Despite …
The prevalence of night blindness significantly decreased from moderate public health problem 4.2% (95% CI: 2.8%-5.7%) in a pe …
Telerehabilitation for people with low vision.
Bittner AK, Yoshinaga PD, Wykstra SL, Li T. Bittner AK, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Feb 27;2(2):CD011019. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011019.pub3. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 32102114 Free PMC article.
OBJECTIVES: To compare the effects of telerehabilitation with face-to-face (e.g. in-office or inpatient) vision rehabilitation services for improving vision-related quality of life and near reading ability in people with visual function loss due to any ocular …
OBJECTIVES: To compare the effects of telerehabilitation with face-to-face (e.g. in-office or inpatient) vision rehabilitation
Physical activity interventions for adults who are visually impaired: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Sweeting J, Merom D, Astuti PAS, Antoun M, Edwards K, Ding D. Sweeting J, et al. BMJ Open. 2020 Feb 12;10(2):e034036. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034036. BMJ Open. 2020. PMID: 32051316 Free PMC article.
OBJECTIVES: Compared with sighted individuals, people with visual impairment have a higher prevalence of chronic conditions and lower levels of physical activity. ...Medline, EMBASE, The Cochrane Library, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, SPO …
OBJECTIVES: Compared with sighted individuals, people with visual impairment have a higher prevalence of chronic conditions and lower …
Mutation Spectrum of Stickler Syndrome Type I and Genotype-phenotype Analysis in East Asian Population: a systematic review.
Wang DD, Gao FJ, Hu FY, Zhang SH, Xu P, Wu JH. Wang DD, et al. BMC Med Genet. 2020 Feb 10;21(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12881-020-0963-z. BMC Med Genet. 2020. PMID: 32039712 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Stickler syndrome is the most common genetic cause of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in children, and has a high risk of blindness. Type I (STL1) is the most common subtype, caused by COL2A1 mutations. ...
BACKGROUND: Stickler syndrome is the most common genetic cause of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) in children, and has a high risk o …
Prevalence and causes of childhood blindness in India: A systematic review.
Wadhwani M, Vashist P, Singh SS, Gupta V, Gupta N, Saxena R. Wadhwani M, et al. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020 Feb;68(2):311-315. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2076_18. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020. PMID: 31957718 Free PMC article.
Childhood blindness is one of the priority targets of Vision 2020-Right To Sight due to its impact on the psychological and social growth of the child. ...A total of five community-based studies on the prevalence including two refractive error studies conducted all …
Childhood blindness is one of the priority targets of Vision 2020-Right To Sight due to its impact on the psychological and so …
The association between vision impairment and social participation in community-dwelling adults: a systematic review.
Shah K, Frank CR, Ehrlich JR. Shah K, et al. Eye (Lond). 2020 Feb;34(2):290-298. doi: 10.1038/s41433-019-0712-8. Epub 2020 Jan 2. Eye (Lond). 2020. PMID: 31896798 Free PMC article. Review.
Vision impairment (VI) is an important contributor to the global burden of disability and is associated with decreased well-being. ...However, more rigorous study design and better standardization in the assessment of VI and SP could facilitate valid comparisons acr
Vision impairment (VI) is an important contributor to the global burden of disability and is associated with decreased well-be
Low vision rehabilitation for better quality of life in visually impaired adults.
van Nispen RM, Virgili G, Hoeben M, Langelaan M, Klevering J, Keunen JE, van Rens GH. van Nispen RM, et al. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Jan 27;1(1):CD006543. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006543.pub2. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020. PMID: 31985055 Free PMC article.
Low vision rehabilitation should ultimately improve quality of life (QOL) for people who have visual impairment. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of low vision rehabilitation interventions on health-related QOL (HRQOL), vision
Low vision rehabilitation should ultimately improve quality of life (QOL) for people who have visual impairment. OBJECT …
The Effectiveness of Wearable Upper Limb Assistive Devices in Degenerative Neuromuscular Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Gandolla M, Antonietti A, Longatelli V, Pedrocchi A. Gandolla M, et al. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2020 Jan 24;7:450. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2019.00450. eCollection 2019. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2020. PMID: 32039171 Free PMC article.
Conclusion: Overall, the quality of the evidence ranged from low to moderate, due to low number of studies and participants, limitations in the selection of participants and in the blindness of outcome assessors, and risk of publication bias. Significance: A large magnitud …
Conclusion: Overall, the quality of the evidence ranged from low to moderate, due to low number of studies and participants, limitations in …