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The Effects of Surgical Treatment on Retina-Choroidal Findings in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.

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Summary of "The Effects of Surgical Treatment on Retina-Choroidal Findings in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome."

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of surgical treatment on ocular findings in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).

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Name: Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina
ISSN: 2325-8179
Pages: 35-42

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Incision of Oddi's sphincter or Vater's ampulla performed by inserting a sphincterotome through an endoscope (DUODENOSCOPE) often following retrograde cholangiography (CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY, ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE). Endoscopic treatment by sphincterotomy is the preferred method of treatment for patients with retained or recurrent bile duct stones post-cholecystectomy, and for poor-surgical-risk patients that have the gallbladder still present.

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Persistent detrimental effects from treatment for a condition. Included are effects from surgery such as POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS, and from DRUG THERAPY, such as CHEMICALLY INDUCED DISORDERS, or other THERAPEUTICS. Failure to attain a desired outcome from treatment for the condition is not considered an adverse effect.

A potassium sparing diuretic that acts by antagonism of aldosterone in the distal renal tubules. It is used mainly in the treatment of refractory edema in patients with congestive heart failure, nephrotic syndrome, or hepatic cirrhosis. Its effects on the endocrine system are utilized in the treatments of hirsutism and acne but they can lead to adverse effects. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p827)

The treatment of patients without the use of allogeneic BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS or blood products.

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