Cheryl Guttman Krader
EuroTimes articles by Cheryl Guttman Krader
Early detectionSaturday, June 6, 2020
Attentive evaluation of the optic disc in clinical practice provides invaluable information for identifying glaucoma, but no single feature provides diagnostic certainty,
Israeli researchers optimistic about COVID-19 breathalyser testFriday, May 29, 2020
TeraGroup, an Israeli company, is working with the Israeli Ministry of Defense Administration for the Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure (MAFAT) to develop a breathalyser test for COVID-19. In a recent television news segment, researchers involved in the project reported that they are making promising progress.
Caution in Turkey over early reopeningWednesday, May 20, 2020
Izzet Can MD, President of the Turkish Ophthalmological Association, shares his thoughts and plans for the future of ophthalmology
Singapore guidelines comprehensive recommendationsWednesday, May 20, 2020
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), the national screening centre and main site for management of COVID-19 patients in Singapore, has developed strategies and guidelines t to maintain a sustainable ophthalmology practice during the pandemic.
COVID-19 pharmacological results disappointingWednesday, May 20, 2020
Hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir-ritonavir, a combination of two antiretroviral drugs, are among the many pharmacologic agents being looked at as treatments for COVID-19. Studies investigating the potential efficacy of these interventions failed to meet their primary endpoint.
SMILE with corneal cross-linking in eyes at risk for ectasiaMonday, May 18, 2020
Small Incision Lenticule Extraction with accelerated corneal cross-linking (SMILE Xtra) is a safe, effective, and predictable procedure for refractive correction in eyes at moderate risk for ectasia after corneal refractive surgery
JAMA article provides primer for understanding COVID-19 diagnostic testingTuesday, May 12, 2020
Authors of a Viewpoint published online in JAMA on May 6, 2020 provide an overview of diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2. In their article, Dr Nandini Sethuraman et al explain test methodologies, review performance, and provide a graphical depiction of how the testing results may vary over time. As a caveat for interpreting testing, they note […]
Repeat testing raises questionsTuesday, May 12, 2020
A study following a small series of patients indicates that individuals considered to have recovered from COVID-19 may still be carrying the virus.
New test provides rapid turnaroundTuesday, May 12, 2020
A new point-of-care test for COVID-19 that generates a result in just over one hour without the need for laboratory processing is becoming available in the UK.
Expanding patient hoursMonday, May 11, 2020
As appointments fill up, Dr Roberto Bellucci says it will be necessary to expand patient care hours to accommodate the volume and new scheduling plan.