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1 Cuban Epidemic of Optic Neuopathy: Even Zealots Must Eat, or, Conversations with CastroAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCA team of neuro-opthalmologists visits Cuba in 1993 and 1994, and attempts to treat patients with vision disorders. Anatomy: Optic nerve; Structure of cribriform plate. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic nerve diseases; Blindness; Ambliopia; Alcoholic neuropathy. Treatment: Folate. Presenting Symptom: Ataxia;...Cuba; Castro, Fidel, 1926- ; Folate; Optic nerve; Structure of cribriform plate; Optic nerve diseases; Alcoholic neuropathy; Blindness; Ambliopia; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia
2 An Epidemic of Blindness in Cuba: Lessons on Nutrition and MitochondriaAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCPresented at Stanford in April 2007, recapping the 1990s expedition to Cuba to investigate causes of blindness epidemic. Anatomy: Optic nerve. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic nerve diseases; Alcoholic neuropathy. Treatment: Folate. Presenting Symptom: Ambliopia; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia.Cuba; Castro, Fidel, 1926-; Folate; Optic Nerve; Optic Nerve Diseases; Alcoholic Neuropathy; Blindness; Ambliopia; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia
3 Cuban Epidemic of Optic Neuopathy: Even Zealots Must Eat, or, Conversations with CastroAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCA team of neuro-opthalmologists visits Cuba in 1993 and 1994, and attempts to treat patients with vision disorders. Anatomy: Optic nerve. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic nerve diseases; Alcoholic neuropathy. Treatment: Folate. Presenting Symptom: Blindness; Ambliopia; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia.Cuba; Castro, Fidel, 1926-; Folate; Optic nerve; Optic nerve diseases; Blindness; Ambliopia; Alcoholic neuropathy; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia
4 Headache and Visual LossAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCPresenting Symptom: Ataxia; Photophobia; Scotoma; Ischemia; Aura. Anatomy: Orbit; Retina; Serotonin. Disease/Diagnosis: Migraine disorders; Migraine with aura. Imaging: Ibuprofen; Sumatriptan; Pseudoephedrine; Lidocaine; Caffeine; Calcium channel blockers; Aminosalicylic acids.Ataxia; Photophobia; Scotoma; Ischemia; Aura; Migraine Disorders; Migraine With Aura; Ibuprofen; Sumatriptan; Pseudoephedrine; Lidocaine; Caffeine; Calcium Channel Blockers; Aminosalicylic Acids; Orbit; Retina; Serotonin
5 HeadacheAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCPresenting Symptom: Ataxia; Photophobia; Scotoma; Ischemia; Aura. Anatomy: Orbit; Retina; Serotonin. Disease/Diagnosis: Migraine disorders; Migraine with aura. Treatment: Ibuprofen; Sumatriptan; Pseudoephedrine; Lidocaine; Caffeine; Calcium channel blockers; Aminosalicylic acids.Migraine Disorders; Migraine With Aura; Aura; Ataxia; Photophobia; Scotoma; Ischemia; Orbit; Retina; Serotonin; Ibuprofen; Sumatriptan; Pseudoephedrine; Lidocaine; Caffeine; Calcium Channel Blockers; Aminosalicylic Acids; Headache and Facial Pain
6 Mitochondrial Optic Neuropathy: Mitochondria as Gatekeepers for ApoptosisAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCPresentation at Harvard in 2006, focussing on Leber's Heriditary Optic Neuropathy; includes several images of optic nerve and optic disk with LHON. Anatomy: Optic nerve; Optic disk; Retinal ganglion cells. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic nerve diseases; Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber. Presenting Symptom:...Scotoma; Dyschromatopsia; Ataxia; Hyporeflexia; Optic Nerve Diseases; Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber; Cuba; Brazil; Optic Nerve; Optic Disk; Retinal Ganglion Cells; Apoptosis; Cell Death; Ethambutol
7 Atypical Optic NeuropathiesAlfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USCA discussion of atypical optic neuropathies. Anatomy: Optic nerve; Optic disc. Pathology: Slides showing LHON. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic neuropathy, Ischemic; Optic atrophy, Hereditary, Leber; Toxic optic neuropathy. Presenting Symptom: Optic neuritis; Eye hemorrhage; Retinal vasculitis; Dyschromatop...Brazil; Cuba; Ethambutol; Optic Neuritis; Eye Hemorrhage; Retinal Vasculitis; Dyschromatopsia; Scotoma; Ataxia; Paresthesia; Hyporeflexia; Optic Nerve; Optic Disc; Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic; Optic Atrophy, Hereditary, Leber; Toxic Optic Neuropathy
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