amaurosis


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Related to amaurosis: amaurosis fugax, Leber's congenital amaurosis

amaurosis

[‚a‚mȯ′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Total or partial blindness.
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Patients with amaurosis fugax, severe stenosis and a high risk profile should be considered for CEA; those with amaurosis fugax and few risk factors do better with medical treatment.
Scientists successfully implanted cells from healthy mice into animals with the hereditary disease, Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA).
116,117) Additionally, mutations in NPHP6 cause most cases of Leber congenital amaurosis.
Safety and Efficacy of Gene Transfer for Leber's Congenital Amaurosis," New England Journal of Medicine 358 (2008): 2240-48; N.
The research included a breakthrough gene-therapy project for Leber's Congenital Amaurosis.
The gene therapy helped improve worsening eyesight caused by a rare inherited disease called Leber congenital amaurosis, or LCA, which makes most patients blind by age 40.
US scientists have achieved a breakthrough in partially treating Leber's congenital amaurosis ( LCA), a disease related to multiple genes, using gene therapy.
The study, conducted by researchers from the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, used gene therapy to safely improve vision in five children and seven adults with a Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA).
Born with a rare genetic disorder called Leber Congenital Amaurosis, Mr.
Are there episodes of angina, palpitations, postural hypotension, or amaurosis fugax?
His papers and addresses covered a range of ophthalmologic diseases, including "Opticneuritis," "Optic Nerve Atrophy," "Ocular Paralysis," "Uraemic Amaurosis," and "The Relation of the Eye to Spinal Diseases.