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  • n. ectasis

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  • n. A dilatation of a hollow organ or of a canal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Ectasis.
  • n. Aneurism.

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  • n. dilatation or distension of a hollow organ


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  • This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which is invariably associated with either organic or "spasmodic" stricture, existing at the time of observation or at some time prior thereto.

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  • Avedro, Inc. today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Swiss-based Peschke Meditrade GmbH to acquire the rights to its Phase III studies of Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for the treatment of progressive keratoconus and post LASIK ectasia.


  • We read the paper by Kymionis et al with great interest, in which they report performance of corneal cross linking surgery by leaving the epithelium intact at the area of topographic steepening in two eyes with keratoconus and post-LASIK corneal ectasia, and localized low pachymetry (less than 400 microns) .1

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  • In eyes with keratoconus or corneal ectasia, the point of maximum corneal protrusion (apex of the cone) is the highest point in the corneal elevation map, where the slope is virtually zero (similar to the summit of a hill, which is flat).

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  • The arterioles ultimately undergo ectasia and aneurysmal dilation (Fig. 1) [8].

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  • Although sclerosing adenosis, apocrine metaplasia, duct ectasia, lipoma, fat necrosis, and mastitis are scary sounding, they aren't serious and do not increase risk of breast cancer.

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  • Worst case Preop post LASIK ectasia Pak 522 VASC 0.30 +0.75 -2.75 x 64 VACC 0.5 Symetrical ring 250 axis 145 Apex 58.98 Postop 6m VASC 0.05 -1.00 -2.50 x 83 VACC 1.4 Wednesday, March

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  • Post LASIK ectasia case Preop Pak 416 VASC 0.15 -1.00 -300 x 163 VACC 0.8 Symetrical ring

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  •  On post LASIK ectasia surgical technique more  critical Further follow up is needed  Wednesday, March 11, 2009

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  • In veins found insufficient, 64. 9\% had focal ectasia, 57. 9\% had diffuse dilatation of greater than 6 mm, 24. 6\% had asymmetry, 22. 8\% showed tortuosity, 96. 5\% had features directly connected to varicosity, and 1. 8\% had normal morphology. - medical news plus CME for physicians


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