Year 1996

NANOS Annual Meeting #22, 1996
Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, Utah, United States of America
1996-02-11 through 1996-02-14
Meeting statistics: 4 days; 9 programs; 105 presentations; 237 active participants (10 moderators; 87 presenters; 232 authors)

Day 1: Sunday, February 11, 1996 (1996-02-11)

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 1)
Moderators: Cheryl R. Zaret

Presentation 1: Tumor Necrosis Factor as a Mediator of Optic Nerve Degeneration
Presenters: Alfredo A. Sadun
Authors: Alfredo A. Sadun; Xiang-Hong Elsie Lin; Nighat Mona Khan; Jung T. Dao

Presentation 2: The Incidence of Idiopathic NAION in Olmsted County, Minnesota
Presenters: Matthew G. Hattenhauer
Authors: Matthew G. Hattenhauer; Jacqueline A. Leavitt; Robert L. Grill; Darryl T. Gray

Presentation 3: Sudden Death in Septo-Optic Dysplasia
Presenters: Michael C. Brodsky
Authors: Michael C. Brodsky; David S. Taylor; Creig S. Hoyt; Felix A. Conte; Robert E. Mrak

Presentation 4: Quantifying Success of Radiation Therapy for Thyroid Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Rochelle S. Zak
Authors: Rochelle S. Zak; Jacqueline MS Winterkorn; Stephen C. Rush

Presentation 5: The Effect of Aspirin on the Visual Outcome of NAION
Presenters: Paul J. Botelho
Authors: Paul J. Botelho; Lenworth N. Johnson; Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 6: Pseudotumor Cerebri in Pregnancy: Course, Management, Outcome
Presenters: Ruth Huna-Baron
Authors: Ruth Huna-Baron; Mark J. Kupersmith

Presentation 7: Automated Perimetry in Optic Neuritis Patients: New Lesion or Retest Variability?
Presenters: Michael H. Wall
Authors: Michael H. Wall; Chris A. Johnson; Richard L. Nguyen; John L. Keltner

Presentation 8: 22 kd Non-CAR Retinopathy and Optic Neuropathy: Update
Presenters: John L. Keltner
Authors: John L. Keltner; Charles E. Thirkill

Day 2: Monday, February 12, 1996 (1996-02-12)

Program: Amblyopia
Moderators: Mark S. Borchert; Jonathan C. Horton

Presentation 1: Amblyopia: Clinical Manifestations and Mechanisms
Presenters: Mark S. Borchert
Authors: Mark S. Borchert

Presentation 2: Effects of Experience on Visual System Wiring
Presenters: Carla J. Shatz
Authors: Carla J. Shatz

Presentation 3: Ocular Dominance Columns in Human Amblyopia
Presenters: Jonathan C. Horton
Authors: Jonathan C. Horton

Presentation 4: Frontiers in Visual Cortex Development
Presenters: Carla J. Shatz
Authors: Carla J. Shatz

Presentation 5: Clinical Vision Testing in Infants and Children
Presenters: Creig S. Hoyt
Authors: Creig S. Hoyt

Presentation 6: Management of Amblyopia
Presenters: William V. Good
Authors: William V. Good

Program: Poster Presentations (Session 1)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: A Practice Pathway for the Initial Diagnostic Evaluation of Fourth Cranial Nerve Palsies
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee; Hilary A. Beaver; Thomas C. Prager; Steven H. Kelder; Tracy L. Scasta; Cynthia W. Avilla; Gunther K. von Noorden; Rosa A. Tang

Presentation 2: The Effect of Alcohol on Eye Movement and Contrast Sensitivity in Chinese Subjects with Different Aldehyde Dehydrogenase-2 Genotypes
Presenters: Ping-I Chou
Authors: Ping-I Chou; Hwa Lee; Shih-Jiun Yin

Presentation 3: Temporal Arteritis: Biopsy Results and New Genetic Implications
Presenters: Brian R. Younge
Authors: Brian R. Younge

Presentation 4: Temporal Crescent Syndrome with Magnetic Resonance Correlation
Presenters: Pamela S. Chavis
Authors: Pamela S. Chavis; Ali Al-Hazmi; David A. Clunie; William F. Hoyt

Presentation 5: Achiasmatic Belgian Sheepdogs: A Congenital Nystagmus Model
Presenters: Louis F. Dell'Osso
Authors: Louis F. Dell'Osso; Robert W. Williams; Jonathan B. Jacobs; Daniel M. Erchul

Presentation 6: A Practical Approach to Repeated CSF Pressure Measurement in the Laboratory Rat
Presenters: Deborah I. Friedman
Authors: Deborah I. Friedman; Pamela Ingram

Presentation 7: Transient Bilateral Amaurosis of Cardiac Origin
Presenters: Norah S. Lincoff
Authors: Norah S. Lincoff; Patricia K. Duffner

Presentation 8: A Treatable Cause of Visual Loss in Fibrous Dysplasia
Presenters: Keith J. Wroblewski
Authors: Keith J. Wroblewski; Steven C. Hadley; Robert A. Mazzoli; David T. Floyd; Eugene F. May

Presentation 9: The Value of Conjunctival Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Systemic Sarcoidosis and Neuro-Sarcoidosis
Presenters: Jacqueline A. Leavitt
Authors: Jacqueline A. Leavitt; R. Jean Campbell

Presentation 10: Visual Recovery in a Case of LHON with 3460 mtDNA Mutation
Presenters: Federico F. Sadun
Authors: Federico F. Sadun; Vincenzo Leuzzi; Anna M. DeNegri; C. Carducci; P. Pivetti Pezzi

Presentation 11: Transient Blindness Associated with Severe Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Presenters: David S. Zumbro
Authors: David S. Zumbro; Pascal J. Goldschmidt; William J. Waterhouse

Presentation 12: Nerve Fiber Layer Changes from Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Can Be Measured with Optical Coherence Tomography
Presenters: Louise A. Mawn
Authors: Louise A. Mawn; Mei L. Mellott; Thomas R. Hedges III

Presentation 13: Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome Associated with Electrophysiological Evidence of Optic Nerve Involvement
Presenters: Matthew J. Uyemura
Authors: Matthew J. Uyemura; Marybeth A. Grazko; William J. Waterhouse

Presentation 14: Lid Dysfunction Following Rhinoplasty
Presenters: Erik J. Kobylarz
Authors: Erik J. Kobylarz; Kimberly A. Peele-Cockerham; Ali Samii; John G. Yassin

Presentation 15: An Unusual Case of Sarcoidosis?
Presenters: Erik J. Kobylarz
Authors: Erik J. Kobylarz; Kimberly A. Peele-Cockerham; Robert J. Labutta

Presentation 16: Sweep Visual Evoked Potential Evaluation of Visual Function in Alzheimer's Dementia
Presenters: Richard M. Rubin
Authors: Richard M. Rubin; Steven E. Feldon

Presentation 17: Progressive Visual Loss Following Ophthalmic Artery Aneurysm Clipping Treated with Intravenous Megadose Corticosteroids
Presenters: John G. McHenry
Authors: John G. McHenry; L. Baum; Thomas C. Spoor; Craig E. Munger

Presentation 18: Bilateral Choroidal Detachments in a Patient with Carotid - Cavernous Sinus Fistula
Presenters: Brian D. Ellis
Authors: Brian D. Ellis; Oscar O. Ortiz-Vargas; John V. Linberg; David A. Kostick; Kenneth Granke

Presentation 19: Paraneoplastic Optic Neuropathy from Multiple Myeloma
Presenters: Golnaz Moazami
Authors: Golnaz Moazami; Jeffrey G. Odel; Myles M. Behrens

Presentation 20: Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension Presenting as 6th Nerve Palsy
Presenters: Warren L. Felton III
Authors: Warren L. Felton III; John W. Harbison; Fred J. Laine

Presentation 21: Calcific Retinal Embolus with Branch Retinal Artery Obstruction, Severe Ipsilateral Headache and Carotid Artery Dissection
Presenters: Martin P. Kolsky
Authors: Martin P. Kolsky; Thomas H. Yau; Alexander S. Mark

Presentation 22: Solitary Juvenile Xanthogranuloma of the Orbit
Presenters: Marie-Josee Aubin
Authors: Marie-Josee Aubin; Maryam Aroichane; P. Russo; Francois Codere

Presentation 23: Bilateral Varicella Zoster Vims (VZV) Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis in the Absence of Funduscopic and Cutaneous Findings
Presenters: Aryan Shayegani
Authors: Aryan Shayegani; Jeffrey G. Odel; Lisabeth S. Hall; Nigel S. Bamford; Hermann D. Schubert

Presentation 24: Ocular Hypotony in Giant Cell Arteritis
Presenters: Steven E. Katz
Authors: Steven E. Katz; Duncan P. Anderson; Peter Hnik; Michael J. Potter

Presentation 25: Transantral Pterygomaxillary Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Cavernous Sinus Lesions
Presenters: Steven A. Newman
Authors: Steven A. Newman

Presentation 26: Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Presenting as Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia
Presenters: Gangadhara JK Sundar
Authors: Gangadhara JK Sundar; Uday R. Desai; Barry Skarf

Presentation 27: Unifocal Histiocytosis X in the Clivus of a Three Year Old
Presenters: Carolyn R. Lederman
Authors: Carolyn R. Lederman

Presentation 28: Prevalence of Neuro-Ophthalmic Findings in Patients with Orbital Drainage from Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations
Presenters: Nicholas J. Volpe
Authors: Nicholas J. Volpe; Paul D. Langer; Grant T. Liu; Steven L. Galetta; Robert W. Hurst; Eugene S. Flamm

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 2)
Moderators: Scott Forman

Presentation 1: Dilute Tropicamide Drops in the Evaluation of Alzheimer's Disease
Presenters: Duncan P. Anderson
Authors: Duncan P. Anderson; Virginia A. Devonshire; Howard H. Feldman; B. Lynn Beattie; Janette I. Lindley; Steven E. Katz; Agnes H. Sauter; Michael Schulzer

Presentation 2: Variability of the RAPD Within a Day
Presenters: Aki Kawasaki
Authors: Aki Kawasaki; Randy H. Kardon

Presentation 3: Occult Retinal Disease: Detection by Electroretinogram Mapping
Presenters: David N. Smith
Authors: David N. Smith; Erich E. Sutter; Marcus A. Bearse Jr

Presentation 4: Automated Perimetry in Amblyopia: A Full Field Depression
Presenters: Sean P. Donahue
Authors: Sean P. Donahue; Randy H. Kardon; Michael H. Wall

Presentation 5: Bilateral Ocular Neuromyotonia: Oculographic Correlations
Presenters: Mark J. Morrow
Authors: Mark J. Morrow; Grace W. Kao; Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 6: Compression of the Optic Nerve by the Carotid Artery; An MRI Study
Presenters: Daniel M. Jacobson
Authors: Daniel M. Jacobson; John J. Warner

Presentation 7: Mesencephalic Clefts with Associated Eye Movement Disorders
Presenters: Wolf-Dietrich A. Lagreze
Authors: Wolf-Dietrich A. Lagreze; Judith EA Warner; Don C. Bienfang

Presentation 8: Initial and Sinusoidal Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Following Focal Brainstem Lesions
Presenters: Nurhan Torun
Authors: Nurhan Torun; James A. Sharpe

Day 3: Tuesday, February 13, 1996 (1996-02-13)

Program: Retinal Aspects of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Moderators: Gregory S. Kosmorsky; Ralph A. Sawyer

Presentation 1: Differentiating Retinal from Neuropathic Disease: Diagnostic Methods in Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Presenters: William M. Hart Jr
Authors: William M. Hart Jr

Presentation 2: Hereditary Retinal Disorders that Mimic Optic Nerve/CNS Disease
Presenters: John R. Heckenlively
Authors: John R. Heckenlively

Presentation 3: The Big Blind Spot Syndromes
Presenters: William A. Fletcher
Authors: William A. Fletcher

Presentation 4: Acquired Retinal Disorders that Mimic Optic Nerve Disease
Presenters: John R. Heckenlively
Authors: John R. Heckenlively

Presentation 5: Disc Edema and Retinopathy
Presenters: Ralph A. Sawyer
Authors: Ralph A. Sawyer

Presentation 6: Ocular Ischemic Syndrome - not available for Web publication
Presenters: Gregory S. Kosmorsky
Authors: Gregory S. Kosmorsky

Program: Poster Presentations (Session 2)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: Post-Vaccination Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Aki Kawasaki
Authors: Aki Kawasaki; Valerie A. Purvin

Presentation 2: Serial Color Doppler Imaging of the Orbital Circulation In Takayasu Disease
Presenters: Louise A. Mawn
Authors: Louise A. Mawn; Thomas R. Hedges III; Olivia C. Liao

Presentation 3: Evidence of Optic Gliomas in Neurofibromatosis Type I Patients After Previously Negative Neuroimaging
Presenters: Charles F. Morgan
Authors: Charles F. Morgan; Sophia M. Chung; Guy G. Massry

Presentation 4: Anterior Visual Pathway Meningiomas Primarily Resected Between 1978-88. The Mayo Clinic Rochester Experience
Presenters: Scott L. Stafford
Authors: Scott L. Stafford; Jacqueline A. Leavitt; James A. Garrity; Vera J. Suman; Archie C. Perry Jr; Bernd W. Scheithauer; Fredric B. Meyer; John D. Earle

Presentation 5: MRI Analysis of Extraocular Muscles in Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia (PEO)
Presenters: Thomas J. Carlow
Authors: Thomas J. Carlow; Mark H. Depper; William W. Orrison Jr

Presentation 6: Residual Eye Movements after Oculomotor Nerve Palsy
Presenters: Mark J. Morrow
Authors: Mark J. Morrow

Presentation 7: Latent Nystagmus Fast-Phase Generation
Presenters: Louis F. Dell'Osso
Authors: Louis F. Dell'Osso; Daniel M. Erchul; Jonathan B. Jacobs

Presentation 8: Low Dose Heparin Therapy for Dural Cavernous Sinus Fistulas (DCSF)
Presenters: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli
Authors: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli; Paola Ciasca; Claudio Righi; Luciano Crippa; WDL Gaudio; Armando D'Angelo; Rosario Brancato

Presentation 9: Comparison of Central and Peripheral Visual Fields in the ONTT
Presenters: John L. Keltner
Authors: John L. Keltner; Chris A. Johnson; John O. Spurr; Roy W. Beck

Presentation 10: Keratoconus with Neuro-Ophthalmic Presentation; Cost-Effectiveness of Referral
Presenters: Larry P. Frohman
Authors: Larry P. Frohman

Presentation 11: Neuro-Ophthalmic Morbidity and Mortality of Retrobulbar Needle Block Anesthesia
Presenters: John M. Ramocki
Authors: John M. Ramocki; Thomas C. Spoor; Marta A. Recasens

Presentation 12: Automated Perimetry in Non-Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathies
Presenters: Steven A. Newman
Authors: Steven A. Newman; Robert C. Baldwin; Yannis N. Kolettis

Presentation 13: MRI Imaging of the Orbit: Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Presenters: Rosa A. Tang
Authors: Rosa A. Tang; L. Anne Hayman; Katherine H. Taber; Richard B. Herrick; Jade S. Schiffman; Gabriel N. Pardo

Presentation 14: Cranial Nerve Paresis Associated with Persistent Primitive Trigeminal Artery and Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Presenters: Joseph W. Dolan
Authors: Joseph W. Dolan; Jacqueline A. Leavitt; Douglas A. Nichols

Presentation 15: Paranasal Sinus Lymphoma Presenting with Neuro-Ophthalmic Complaints Only
Presenters: Steven C. Hadley
Authors: Steven C. Hadley; Mark L. Nelson; Eugene F. May

Presentation 16: Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy: A Sheep in Wolfs Clothing?
Presenters: Steven E. Katz
Authors: Steven E. Katz; Martin Lubow; Michael J. Earley

Presentation 17: Accidental Ocular Perforation from Self Inflicted Facial Palsy
Presenters: Henry S. O'Halloran
Authors: Henry S. O'Halloran; Harsha A. Sen; J Dale; Robert S. Baker

Presentation 18: Steroid-Responsive Optic Neuropathy as an Initial Manifestation of ATLL
Presenters: Satoshi Kashii
Authors: Satoshi Kashii

Presentation 19: Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome and Parkinsonism Secondary to Ethylene Glycol Toxicity
Presenters: Gerard L. Hershewe
Authors: Gerard L. Hershewe; William B. McHugh

Presentation 20: Submacular Choroidal Granulomas in Systemic Sarcoidosis
Presenters: Khaled A. Tawansy
Authors: Khaled A. Tawansy; Uday R. Desai

Presentation 21: Ocular Motility Abnormalities in Head Injury Patients
Presenters: Erik J. Kobylarz
Authors: Erik J. Kobylarz; Robert J. Labutta; Michael L. Rosenberg; Andres M. Salazar

Presentation 22: Optic Nerve Ganglioglioma in Neurofibromatosis 1
Presenters: Federico F. Sadun
Authors: Federico F. Sadun; David R. Hinton; Alfredo A. Sadun

Presentation 23: Topical Treatment of Facial and Periocular Neuropathic Pain
Presenters: Norah S. Lincoff
Authors: Norah S. Lincoff; Michio Hirano

Presentation 24: Bilateral Facial Spasm
Presenters: Daniel R. Boghen
Authors: Daniel R. Boghen

Presentation 25: Primary Sellar Hemorrhagic Melanoma
Presenters: Marie-Josee Aubin
Authors: Marie-Josee Aubin; Daniel R. Boghen; Jules Hardy; Ronald Comtois; Francoise Robert; Denis C. Roy

Presentation 26: Acute Visual Loss Secondary to OKT3 Immunosuppression Therapy
Presenters: Ilene B. Pardon
Authors: Ilene B. Pardon; Thomas M. Sweeney; Jeffrey G. Odel

Presentation 27: Paroxysmal Pupillary Contraction to Darkness: A Normal Response
Presenters: Michael L. Rosenberg
Authors: Michael L. Rosenberg

Presentation 28: Congenital Horizontal Gaze Palsy - A New Brainstem Syndrome
Presenters: Sharon J. Johnstone
Authors: Sharon J. Johnstone

Presentation 29: Temporal Arteritis Presenting as Scalp Necrosis
Presenters: Martha P. Schatz
Authors: Martha P. Schatz

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 3)
Moderators: Preston C. Calvert

Presentation 1: Wilbrand's Knee of the Optic Chiasm Is an Artefact of Long-Term Monocular Enucleation
Presenters: Jonathan C. Horton
Authors: Jonathan C. Horton

Presentation 2: Optic Neuritis in African Americans
Presenters: Paul H. Phillips
Authors: Paul H. Phillips; Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 3: Inhibition of the Pupillary Light Reflex by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Presenters: Randy H. Kardon
Authors: Randy H. Kardon; Akira Kawashima

Presentation 4: Brown Tumor with Reversible Visual Loss
Presenters: Pamela S. Chavis
Authors: Pamela S. Chavis; David A. Clunie

Presentation 5: Pediatric Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: Mazen Eneyni
Authors: Mazen Eneyni

Presentation 6: Refsum Disease - A Case with Oligosymptomatic Presentation
Presenters: Maja Steinlin
Authors: Maja Steinlin; Gunter Niemeyer; Ronald JA Wanders; Ruud BH Schutgens; Eugen Boltshauser

Presentation 7: Afferent Pupillary Defect Grading
Presenters: Eugene F. May
Authors: Eugene F. May; Benjamin N. Gilbert; Troy Patience; Elizabeth A. Hansen

Presentation 8: Familial Nonarteritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Federico F. Sadun
Authors: Federico F. Sadun; Michelle Y. Wang; Lori B. Levin; Steven E. Feldon

Day 4: Wednesday, February 14, 1996 (1996-02-14)

Program: Neuro-Ophthalmology of Pregnancy and Other Disorders that Primarily Affect Women
Moderators: Mark J. Kupersmith; Patricia J. McNussen

Presentation 1: Immunologic Features that Predispose Women to Inflammatory Disorders
Presenters: Marian R. Rubenfeld
Authors: Marian R. Rubenfeld

Presentation 2: Important Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy
Presenters: Michael W. Varner
Authors: Michael W. Varner

Presentation 3: Neuro-Ophthalmologic Complications of Pregnancy: Part 1: Neuro-Ophthalmic Complications of Stroke, Thrombosis and Eclampsia
Presenters: Kathleen B. Digre
Authors: Kathleen B. Digre

Presentation 4: Neuro-Ophthalmic Consequences of Hormonal and Reproductive Manipulation
Presenters: Valerie A. Purvin
Authors: Valerie A. Purvin

Presentation 5: Migraine and Stroke in Women
Presenters: Louis R. Caplan
Authors: Louis R. Caplan

Presentation 6: Neuro-Ophthalmic Complications of Pregnancy: Part 2
Presenters: Mark J. Kupersmith
Authors: Mark J. Kupersmith

Presentation 7: The Ophthalmologic Changes in Pregnancy
Presenters: Sophia M. Chung
Authors: Sophia M. Chung

Presentation 8: Visual Perceptive Differences between Men and Women
Presenters: Barry Skarf
Authors: Barry Skarf

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 4)
Moderators: Isla M. Williams

Presentation 1: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Acute Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Anthony C. Arnold
Authors: Anthony C. Arnold; Robert S. Hepler; Michael J. Lieber; John M. Alexander

Presentation 2: Threshold Perimetry of Each Eye with Both Eyes Open in Patients with "Functional" (Non-Organic) Vision Loss
Presenters: Timothy J. Martin
Authors: Timothy J. Martin

Presentation 3: Braking Saccade Generation in Congenital Nystagmus
Presenters: Louis F. Dell'Osso
Authors: Louis F. Dell'Osso; Jonathan B. Jacobs; Daniel M. Erchul

Presentation 4: MR Imaging: Fat Suppression Failure Artifacts
Presenters: Alexandra R. Borges
Authors: Alexandra R. Borges; Robert B. Lufkin; Anthony Y. Huang; Anthony C. Arnold