All publications of “Fernando Korn Malerbi”

3 results

Retinal exams requested at Primary Care Unit: indications, results and alternative strategies of evaluation

Fernando Korn Malerbi ORCID logo , Adriano Biondi Monteiro Carneiro ORCID logo , Marcelo Katz ORCID logo , Claudio Luiz Lottenberg ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2020GS4913

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate indications, results and strategy of retinal exams requested at Primary Care Units. Methods A retrospective study that analyzed the indications and results of retinal exams, in the modalities clinical dilated fundus exams and color fundus photographs. In the following situations, patients were considered eligible for color fundus photographs if visual acuity was normal and ocular symptoms were absent: diabetes mellitus and/or hypertension, in use of drugs with potential retinal toxicity, diagnosis or suspicion of glaucoma, stable […]

Retinal changes in solid organ and bone marrow transplantation patients

Fernando Korn Malerbi, Sergio Henrique Teixeira, Luis Gustavo Gondo Hirai, Nilson Hideo Matsudo, Adriano Biondi Monteiro Carneiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3992

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate retinal changes in patients who underwent solid organ or bone marrow transplantation. Methods A retrospective analysis of medical records of patients evaluated from February 2009 to December 2016. All patients included underwent funduscopy. Clinical and demographic data regarding transplantation and ophthalmological changes were collected. Results A total of 126 patients were analyzed; of these, 108 underwent transplantation and 18 were in the waiting list. Transplantation modalities were heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, combined pancreas and kidney […]

Retinal diseases in a reference center from a Western Amazon capital city

Fernando Korn Malerbi, Nilson Hideo Matsudo, Adriano Biondi Monteiro Carneiro, Claudio Luiz Lottenberg

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3538

ABSTRACTObjective To describe retinal diseases found in patients who were waiting for treatment at a tertiary care hospital in Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil.Methods Patients underwent slit lamp biomicroscopy, dilated fundus exam and ocular ultrasound. Patients were classified according to phakic status and retinal disease of the most severely affected eye.Results A total of 138 patients were examined. The mean age was 51.3 years. Diabetes was present in 35.3% and hypertension in 45.4% of these patients. Cataract was found in 23.2% […]