The NANOS Annual Meeting (NAM) Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection

Year 2000

NANOS Annual Meeting #26, 2000
Chateau Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
2000-03-26 through 2000-03-30
Meeting statistics: 5 days; 9 programs; 134 presentations; 325 active participants (8 moderators; 110 presenters; 323 authors)

Day 1: Sunday, March 26 (2000-03-26)

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 1)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: The Influence of Aspirin on Blood Flow in the Optic Nerve Head in Non Arteritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)
Presenters: Hana Leiba
Authors: Hana Leiba; Roni Rachmiel; Miriam Zalish; Alon Harris; Lawrence E. Kagemann; Ayala Pollack

Presentation 2: Gabapentin-Lactam: A Novel Neuroprotective Agent
Presenters: Wolf-Dietrich A. Lagreze
Authors: Wolf-Dietrich A. Lagreze; Rike R. Muller-Velten; Thomas J. Feuerstein

Presentation 3: Levodopa May Improve Vision Loss in Recent Onset Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Lenworth N. Johnson
Authors: Lenworth N. Johnson; Gregory B. Krohel; Richard W. Madsen; Michelle E. Guy

Presentation 4: Phacoemulsification as a Risk Factor for Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Timothy J. McCulley
Authors: Timothy J. McCulley; Byron L. Lam; William J. Feuer

Presentation 5: Decreased Cortical Activation in Response to a Motion Stimulus in Anisometropic Amblyopic Eyes Using fMRI
Presenters: Grant T. Liu
Authors: Grant T. Liu; Gabrielle R. Bonhomme; Atsushi Miki; Ellie L. Francis; Eward J. Modestino; David O. Aleman; Mircea C. Dobre; Judith Raz; Jill V. Hunter; John C. Haselgrove

Presentation 6: Effects of Abducens Nerve Palsy on Listing's Law During Saccades and Fixation
Presenters: Agnes MF Wong
Authors: Agnes MF Wong; James A. Sharpe; Douglas B. Tweed

Presentation 7: Styrene-Induced Changes in Amacrine Retinal Cells: An Experimental Study in the Rat
Presenters: Arturo Carta
Authors: Arturo Carta; Maria V. Vettori; Domenico Corradi; Teresa Coccini; Antonio Mutti

Presentation 8: The Pupillary Light Reflex Reveals Greater Glaucomatous Damage at Brighter Stimulus Intensity
Presenters: Randy H. Kardon
Authors: Randy H. Kardon; Paula A. Moore; Sohan S. Hayreh

Presentation 9: Oscillations and Intrusions of the Eyes Associated with Palatal Tremor
Presenters: Ji-Soo Kim
Authors: Ji-Soo Kim; James A. Sharpe

Day 2: Monday, March 27 (2000-03-27)

Program: Hot Topics (Controversies) -- A: Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Moderators: Michael H. Wall

Presentation 1: Medical Treatment of IIH
Presenters: Michael H. Wall
Authors: Michael H. Wall

Presentation 2: Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration for Treatment of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: James J. Corbett
Authors: James J. Corbett

Presentation 3: CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) Shunting for Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome
Presenters: Valerie A. Purvin
Authors: Valerie A. Purvin

Program: Hot Topics (Controversies) -- B: Thyroid Eye Disease
Moderators: Howard R. Krauss

Presentation 1: The Role of Non-Surgical Management in Dysthyroid Orbitopathy
Presenters: John S. Kennerdell
Authors: John S. Kennerdell

Presentation 2: Orbital Decompression for Graves' Ophthalmopathy
Presenters: James A. Garrity
Authors: James A. Garrity

Presentation 3: Surgical Advances in Orbital Decompression: Orbital Fat Decompression; Endoscopic Medial Decompression; Internal Orbital Contouring
Presenters: Michael Kazim
Authors: Michael Kazim

Program: Poster Presentations
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: Severity of the Types of Visual Field Abnormalities in the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS)
Presenters: John L. Keltner
Authors: John L. Keltner; Chris A. Johnson; Kimberly E. Cello; Jacqueline M. Quigg; Michael A. Kass; Mae O. Gordon

Presentation 2: Precipitating Factors in Pituitary Apoplexy
Presenters: Valerie Biousse
Authors: Valerie Biousse; Nancy J. Newman; Nelson M. Oyesiku

Presentation 3: Sarcoid Optic Neuropathy and Chiasmopathy: Diagnostic Evaluation
Presenters: Larry P. Frohman
Authors: Larry P. Frohman; Medhat F. Guirgis; Roger E. Turbin; Leonard Bielory

Presentation 4: Conformal Irradiation of Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma
Presenters: Scott L. Stafford
Authors: Scott L. Stafford; Jacqueline A. Leavitt

Presentation 5: Effects of Sixth Nerve Palsy on the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex in Three Dimensions
Presenters: Agnes MF Wong
Authors: Agnes MF Wong; James A. Sharpe; Douglas B. Tweed

Presentation 6: A Comparison of Tangent Screen, Goldmann and Humphrey Perimetry in the Detection and Localization of Occipital Lesions
Presenters: Agnes MF Wong
Authors: Agnes MF Wong; James A. Sharpe

Presentation 7: Severe, Unilateral Pseudotumor Cerebri, in a Patient with a Contralateral Middle Cranial Fossa Arachnoid Cyst
Presenters: Misha L. Pless
Authors: Misha L. Pless

Presentation 8: Two Novel Etiologies of Optociliary Shunt Vessels: Lupus-Related Optic Neuropathy and Craniopharyngiomatous Compression of the Chiasm
Presenters: Misha L. Pless
Authors: Misha L. Pless; Abhilash K. Pandya

Presentation 9: Bloopers in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Presenters: Richard L. Sogg
Authors: Richard L. Sogg

Presentation 10: Traumatic Carotid Cavernous Fistula Varied Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations and Treatment by Detachable Balloons
Presenters: Kumudini Sharma
Authors: Kumudini Sharma; Jatinder Wahi; Rajendra V. Phadke; Vijay Sawlani; Vijay K. Jain

Presentation 11: Pituitary Adenoma - Varied Uncommon Presenting Sumptoms and Signs
Presenters: Kumudini Sharma
Authors: Kumudini Sharma; Jatinder Wahi; Deepu Banerjee; Vijay K. Jain; Rajendra V. Phadke

Presentation 12: Comparison of Clinical Associations of Vasculopathic and Idiopathic Downbeating Nystagmus
Presenters: Jeffrey L. Olson
Authors: Jeffrey L. Olson; Daniel M. Jacobson

Presentation 13: Pupillary Response to Four Different Concentrations of Pilocarpine in Normals
Presenters: Jacqueline A. Leavitt
Authors: Jacqueline A. Leavitt; Laura L. Wayman; David O. Hodge; Timothy L. Maus; Richard F. Brubaker

Presentation 14: Serological and Radiological Conversion in Thyroid Associated Ophthalmopathy
Presenters: Arturo Carta
Authors: Arturo Carta; Salvatore A. Tedesco

Presentation 15: Visual Function in Optic Atrophy
Presenters: Lenworth N. Johnson
Authors: Lenworth N. Johnson; Christine A. DeWitt; Dana B. Schoenleber; Dean P. Hainsworth; Richard W. Madsen

Presentation 16: Ocular Pathology in Mice Lacking Mitochondrial Manganese Superoxide Dismutase
Presenters: Jennifer M. Sandbach
Authors: Jennifer M. Sandbach; Jason E. Kokoszka; Nancy J. Newman; Hans E. Grossniklaus; Douglas C. Wallace

Presentation 17: A Model of Congenital Nystagmus (CN) Incorporating Braking and Foveating Saccades
Presenters: Louis F. Dell'Osso
Authors: Louis F. Dell'Osso; Jonathan B. Jacobs

Presentation 18: Impairment of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Correlated with Evolution of Multiple Sclerosis
Presenters: Nathalie Guepratte
Authors: Nathalie Guepratte; Carl F. Arndt; Jean-Claude C. Hache

Presentation 19: Vision-Related Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis
Presenters: Laura J. Balcer
Authors: Laura J. Balcer; Monika L. Baier; Amy M. Kunkle; Richard A. Rudick; Bianca Weinstock-Guttman; Gary R. Cutter; Maureen G. Maguire

Presentation 20: Visual Prognosis in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type-1 and Optic Pathway Gliomas
Presenters: Laura J. Balcer
Authors: Laura J. Balcer; Grant T. Liu; Gordon D. Heller; Larissa T. Bilaniuk; Nicholas J. Volpe; Steven L. Galetta; Patricia T. Molloy; Peter C. Phillips; Sheila Vaughn; Maureen G. Maguire

Presentation 21: The Short-Term Effect of Pentoxifylline on Rabbit Choroidal Blood Flow
Presenters: Ping-I Chou
Authors: Ping-I Chou

Presentation 22: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Presenting as Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Richard C. Kho
Authors: Richard C. Kho; Anthony C. Arnold; Lynn K. Gordon

Presentation 23: Uncommon Presentations of Temporal Arteritis
Presenters: Ravi D. Goel
Authors: Ravi D. Goel; Vivian N. Rismondo; Neil R. Miller

Presentation 24: Bilateral Optic Nerve Aplasia in an Otherwise Normal Infant
Presenters: Cassandra B. Onofrey
Authors: Cassandra B. Onofrey; John T. Flynn; Byron L. Lam

Presentation 25: The Role of Focal Visual Attention for Shifting the Sensory Reference in Central Scotoma
Presenters: Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski
Authors: Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski; Elke K. Altpeter; Manfred M. MacKeben

Presentation 26: Pigment Dispersion Syndrome Presenting as Exertional Migraine
Presenters: Michael A. McMann
Authors: Michael A. McMann; Kevin J. Chismire; MJ Anderson; Marybeth A. Grazko

Presentation 27: Pitfalls in Measuring Elevated Intracranial Pressure by Spinal Tap: False Negative Results
Presenters: Patrick JM Lavin
Authors: Patrick JM Lavin; John B. Bond III; Sean P. Donahue

Presentation 28: Congenital Extraocular Muscle Fibrosis Type 1: MRI and Clinical Findings
Presenters: Thomas J. Carlow
Authors: Thomas J. Carlow; Blaine L. Hart; Elizabeth C. Engle

Presentation 29: Comparison of Threshold Multifocal-VEP in Perimetry in Recovered Optic Neuritis
Presenters: Syndee J. Givre
Authors: Syndee J. Givre; Donald C. Hood; Michael H. Wall; Randy H. Kardon

Presentation 30: Ocular Dominance Column Shrinkage as a Mechanism for Reduced Contrast Sensitivity in Human Amblyopia: A fMRI Study
Presenters: Bradley G. Goodyear
Authors: Bradley G. Goodyear; David A. Nicolle; G. Keith Humphrey; Ravi S. Menon

Presentation 31: Palsies of Vertical Saccades, Pursuit, the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex, and Its Interaction with Vision: Quantitative Assocations and Dissociations After Focal Midbrain Damage
Presenters: Ji-Soo Kim
Authors: Ji-Soo Kim; James A. Sharpe

Presentation 32: Two Cases of Intracranial Hypertension Associated with All-Trans Retinoic Acid Therapy for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
Presenters: Femida Kherani
Authors: Femida Kherani; James R. Lewis; Grant R. Drummond

Presentation 33: Multiple Spatial Changes in Face Perception: Geometric Effects in Inversion and Prosopagnosia
Presenters: Jason JS Barton
Authors: Jason JS Barton; Julian P. Keenan; Jean J. Zhao

Presentation 34: Blindsight Motion Perception Revealed By an Indirect Modulatory Strategy
Presenters: Jason JS Barton
Authors: Jason JS Barton; James M. Intriligator

Presentation 35: Congenital Ocular Motor Apraxia with Autosomal Dominant Inheritance
Presenters: Paul H. Phillips
Authors: Paul H. Phillips; Michael C. Brodsky

Presentation 36: Stages of Improvement in Visual Fields Following Pituitary Tumor Resection
Presenters: John B. Kerrison
Authors: John B. Kerrison; Michael J. Lynn; Claxton A. Baer; Steven A. Newman; Valerie Biousse; Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 37: How Much Optic Nerve Damage Is Associated with a Relative Afferent Pupil Defect?
Presenters: John B. Kerrison
Authors: John B. Kerrison; Kelvin C. Buchanan; Michael L. Rosenberg; Robert A. Clark; Kurt W. Andreason; D. Virgil Alfaro III; Hans E. Grossniklaus; Lisa A. Baumrind; Danielle F. Kerrigan; Neil R. Miller; Harry A. Quigley

Presentation 38: Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis for Acute Central Retinal Artery Occlusion - Preliminary Data and Methodologic Approach
Presenters: David E. Newman-Toker
Authors: David E. Newman-Toker; Joseph F. Rizzo III

Presentation 39: Occurrence of "Pseudo Regressions" and "Pseudo Line Losses", When Reading with a Central Scotoma
Presenters: Avinoam B. Safran
Authors: Avinoam B. Safran; Florence C. Duret; Marc Issenhuth; Christophe C. Mermoud

Presentation 40: A Reversible Parieto-Occipital Encephalopathy in Children Associated with Methotrexate and Vincristine
Presenters: Robert K. Shin
Authors: Robert K. Shin; Julie W. Stern; Jill V. Hunter; Grant T. Liu

Presentation 41: Ross Syndrome with Sympathetic Ocular Denervation (Horner Syndrome)
Presenters: Robert K. Shin
Authors: Robert K. Shin; Steven L. Galetta

Presentation 42: Downbeat Nystagmus in Heat Stroke
Presenters: Gregory P. Van Stavern
Authors: Gregory P. Van Stavern; Valerie Biousse; Janet C. Leingang; Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 43: Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Head Trauma
Presenters: Gregory P. Van Stavern
Authors: Gregory P. Van Stavern; Valerie Biousse; Janet C. Leingang; Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 44: Blue-On-Yellow and White-On-White Humphrey Visual Field Testing and Sildenafil
Presenters: Kara B. Hoffman
Authors: Kara B. Hoffman; Timothy J. McCulley; Byron L. Lam; Michael F. Marmor; James L. Luu; William J. Feuer

Presentation 45: New Onset Asymmetric Bilateral Visual Field Defect After Sequential Retrobulbar Neuritis in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
Presenters: Hanspeter E. Killer
Authors: Hanspeter E. Killer; Barbara J. Wicki; R. Hubert Laeng

Presentation 46: Ptosis, Diplopia and Hepatitis Presenting Signs and Symptoms in Biopsy Proven Giant Cell Arteritis
Presenters: Hanspeter E. Killer
Authors: Hanspeter E. Killer; Daniel J. Holtz; R. Hubert Laeng

Presentation 47: Vertical Oscillopsia and Downbeat Nystagmus Associated with Vigabatrin
Presenters: Warren L. Felton III
Authors: Warren L. Felton III; John M. Pellock; David C. Lieb; Robert I. Blem

Presentation 48: Treatment of Steroid Responsive Optic Neuritis with Hydroxychloroquine
Presenters: John A. Charley
Authors: John A. Charley

Presentation 49: Partial Pupil-Sparing Vasculopathic Third Nerve Palsy: Pattern of Extraocular Muscle Involvement
Presenters: Scott K. Sanders
Authors: Scott K. Sanders; Valerie A. Purvin; Aki Kawasaki

Presentation 50: Nonorganic Vision Loss in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: Nicholas J. Volpe
Authors: Nicholas J. Volpe; Grant T. Liu; Laura J. Balcer; Mark L. Moster; Steven L. Galetta

Presentation 51: Portable Pupillography to Detect Afferent Pupil Defects
Presenters: Nicholas J. Volpe
Authors: Nicholas J. Volpe; KS Siu; Maureen G. Maguire

Presentation 52: A Case of Optic Canal Metastasis from a Prostate Carcinoma
Presenters: Satoshi Kashii
Authors: Satoshi Kashii

Presentation 53: Sildenafil (Viagra) Associated Ischemic Optic Neuropathy: A Case Series
Presenters: Robert A. Egan
Authors: Robert A. Egan; Howard D. Pomeranz

Presentation 54: Vision Loss as the Presenting Symptom of Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis
Presenters: Lisa I. Bohra
Authors: Lisa I. Bohra; Jennifer S. Weizer; Andrew G. Lee; Richard A. Lewis

Presentation 55: Bilateral Optic Nerve Sheath Enhancement from Giant Cell Arteritis: Neuroimaging and Histopathologic Correlation
Presenters: Kenneth E. Morgenstern
Authors: Kenneth E. Morgenstern; Brian D. Ellis; Sydney S. Schochet; John V. Linberg; Michael A. Cassell

Presentation 56: A Case of Pseudotumor Cerebri without Papilledema and with Bitemporal Visual Field Loss
Presenters: Denise A. Johnson
Authors: Denise A. Johnson; David EE Holck; Martha P. Schatz

Presentation 57: Sixth Nerve Palsy as a Presenting Feature of Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma
Presenters: Tammy Z. Movsas
Authors: Tammy Z. Movsas; Laura J. Balcer; Eric R. Eggenberger; Donal C. Lanza; Steven L. Galetta

Presentation 58: Optic Neuropathy Associated with Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee; Thomas Kohnen; Roberto N. Ebner; Jeffrey L. Bennett; Neil R. Miller; Thomas J. Carlow; Gary J. Foster; Douglas D. Koch

Presentation 59: Isolated Extrapontine Myelinolysis with Gaze-Paretic and Downbeat Nystagmus
Presenters: Robert T. Neumann
Authors: Robert T. Neumann; Victoria S. Pelak; Jeffrey L. Bennett

Presentation 60: Cortical Blindness During Pregnancy: Role of Diffusion Weighted MRI
Presenters: Darren G. Gregory
Authors: Darren G. Gregory; Victoria S. Pelak; Jeffrey L. Bennett; Steven L. Galetta

Presentation 61: Health-Related Quality of Life for Persons Affected by Leber's Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Michael P. O'Conner
Authors: Michael P. O'Conner; Martin W. ten Hove

Presentation 62: Delayed Onset of Optic Nerve Injury Following Cisplatin
Presenters: Charlene J. Sweeney
Authors: Charlene J. Sweeney; Victoria S. Pelak; Jeffrey L. Bennett; Richard L. Hughes

Presentation 63: Thyrotropin Receptor Immunoreactivity in Extra Ocular Muscles in Thyroid Associated Ophthalmopathy
Presenters: Antonella Boschi
Authors: Antonella Boschi; Micheline Spiritus; Chantal Daumerie; Marian E. Ludgate; Marie-Christine Many

Presentation 64: Perioptic Neuritis in Neurocysticercosis
Presenters: Marco A. Lana-Peixoto
Authors: Marco A. Lana-Peixoto

Presentation 65: Practice Patterns for Steroid Use in Optic Neuritis
Presenters: Renee D. Bailey
Authors: Renee D. Bailey; John E. Carter; Bruce L. Winter

Presentation 66: Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Lemierre's Syndrome
Presenters: Mitchell B. Strominger
Authors: Mitchell B. Strominger; Doreen L. Carter-Meehan

Presentation 67: Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Rathke's Cleft Cysts
Presenters: Daniel J. Lin
Authors: Daniel J. Lin; Andrew G. Lee

Presentation 68: Familial Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension - Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature
Presenters: Pamela Y. Blake
Authors: Pamela Y. Blake; J. Ellison; Martin P. Kolsky

Presentation 69: Toxic Optic Neuropathy Secondary to Yohimbine Use
Presenters: Robert J. Weinstock
Authors: Robert J. Weinstock; John B. Selhorst

Presentation 70: Gaze-Evoked Amaurosis: A Report of Five Cases
Presenters: Clifford Otto
Authors: Clifford Otto

Presentation 71: Clinical Decision Analysis for Children with Optic Nerve Glioma
Presenters: Nobuhiko Aoki
Authors: Nobuhiko Aoki; Andrew G. Lee; Satoko Nagata; Tsuguya Fukui; Jonathan R. Beck

Presentation 72: Web and Evidence Based Decision Support System (WEDS) Combined with Clinical Patient Database for Patients with Glioma
Presenters: Nobuhiko Aoki
Authors: Nobuhiko Aoki; Andrew G. Lee; Satoko Nagata; Sadayoshi Ohbu; Tsuguya Fukui; Jonathan R. Beck

Presentation 73: Oculomotor Nerve Hyperactivation Causing Diplopia During High Frequency Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease
Presenters: Dan Milea
Authors: Dan Milea; Boulos-Paul Bejjani; Isabelle Arnulf; Jean-Luc Houeto; Bernard Pidoux; Philippe Damier; Philippe Cornu; Didier Dormont; Phuc LeHoang; Yves Agid

Presentation 74: Myasthenia Gravis with Ocular Involvement in the Elderly
Presenters: Jennifer S. Weizer
Authors: Jennifer S. Weizer; Andrew G. Lee; David K. Coats

Presentation 75: The Multifocal VEP Is Abnormal in Regions of the Field Affected in Optic Neuritis
Presenters: Jeffrey G. Odel
Authors: Jeffrey G. Odel

Presentation 76: "Unexplained" Visual Loss after Reading
Presenters: Karl C. Golnik
Authors: Karl C. Golnik

Presentation 77: CNS (Central Nervous System) Complications of AMPPE (Acute Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epithelipathy)
Presenters: Henry S. O'Halloran
Authors: Henry S. O'Halloran; William B. Lee

Presentation 78: 3-D CT Reconstruction of Optic Canal Narrowing Not Seen with Conventional Imaging
Presenters: David F. Klink
Authors: David F. Klink; A. Charles Richardson; Robert B. Mason

Presentation 79: Optic Nerve Head Involvement and Retinal Vascular Occlusions in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Presenters: Anna B. Fierz
Authors: Anna B. Fierz; Adelheid M. Thoelen

Presentation 80: Intravenous Cyclophosphamide Pulse Therapy as a Steroid-Sparing Agent in Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders
Presenters: Timothy J. Martin
Authors: Timothy J. Martin; Julia M. Cruz; Brandon G. Busbee

Presentation 81: Low Rate of Surgical Intervention in a Population of Patients with Pseudotumor Cerebri
Presenters: Rookaya Mather
Authors: Rookaya Mather; Misha L. Pless

Presentation 82: The Effect of Pupil Size on Retinal Illumination and the Pupil Light Reflex: Role of Ocular Pigmentation
Presenters: Randy H. Kardon
Authors: Randy H. Kardon; Aki Kawasaki; Sang Hong

Day 3: Tuesday, March 28 (2000-03-28)

Program: Pharmacology in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Moderators: Eric R. Eggenberger; Andrew G. Lee

Presentation 1: The Pharmacology of Vertigo and Nystagmus
Presenters: Jason JS Barton
Authors: Jason JS Barton

Presentation 2: Immunomodulation and Suppressive Agents in the Treatment of Inflammatory Optic Neuropathies
Presenters: Mark J. Kupersmith
Authors: Mark J. Kupersmith

Presentation 3: Pharmacology of Migraine Therapy
Presenters: Deborah I. Friedman
Authors: Deborah I. Friedman

Presentation 4: Ischemic Stroke Treatment - I
Presenters: Louis R. Caplan
Authors: Louis R. Caplan

Presentation 5: Stroke Treatment - II: Angioplasty and Thrombolysis
Presenters: Louis R. Caplan
Authors: Louis R. Caplan

Presentation 6: Neuroimaging Contrast Agents in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee

Presentation 7: Toxins with Neuro-Ophthalmologic Implications
Presenters: Paul W. Brazis
Authors: Paul W. Brazis

Presentation 8: Botulinum Toxins: Clinical Pharmacology, Resistance, Regimens, and Results
Presenters: Jonathan D. Wirtschafter
Authors: Jonathan D. Wirtschafter

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 2)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: Roller-Coaster Disease
Presenters: Valerie Biousse
Authors: Valerie Biousse; Adrien Kettaneh; Marie-Germaine Bousser

Presentation 2: Vitamin A Levels in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients With and Without Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: Kathleen B. Digre
Authors: Kathleen B. Digre; John C. Moore; Judith EA Warner; Bradley J. Katz; Paul S. Bernstein

Presentation 3: Long-Term Natural History of Skull Base Meningiomas
Presenters: Rajesh K. Bindal
Authors: Rajesh K. Bindal; Julius M. Goodman; Aki Kawasaki; Benjamin B. Kuzma

Presentation 4: Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy in Young Patients
Presenters: Anthony C. Arnold
Authors: Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 5: A Comparison of Multifocal Visual Evoked Potentials to Field Defects Due to Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Donald C. Hood
Authors: Donald C. Hood; Xian Zhang; Jeffrey G. Odel

Presentation 6: Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) \96 Characterization of Candidate Microbial Sequences and Evidence of Immunologic Relevance
Presenters: Lynn K. Gordon
Authors: Lynn K. Gordon; Michael D. Goldman; Hallie L. Sandusky; Nurit B. Ziv; Gary S. Hoffman; Lee A. Goodglick

Presentation 7: Perinatal Cortical and Subcortical Visual Loss
Presenters: Michael C. Brodsky
Authors: Michael C. Brodsky; Katherine J. Fray

Presentation 8: Static External Ophthalmoplegia Linked to Chromosome 17p12-P13.1: A New Autosomal Recessive Disorder
Presenters: Lea Averbuch-Heller
Authors: Lea Averbuch-Heller; L. Baalal; Joel Zlotogora; Dror Soffer; J. Moshe Gomori; Adnan Genem; Oded Abramsky; Zohar Argov; Alexander Lossos

Presentation 9: Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Fibrous Dysplasia
Presenters: Steven A. Newman
Authors: Steven A. Newman

Day 4: Wednesday, March 29 (2000-03-29)

Program: Pupil
Moderators: Randy H. Kardon; Michael L. Rosenberg

Presentation 1: Anatomy of the Pupillary Light Reflex: A Historical Perspective
Presenters: Michael L. Rosenberg
Authors: Michael L. Rosenberg

Presentation 2: New Observations Regarding the Anatomy of the Pupillary Light Reflex: Animal Studies
Presenters: Paul D. Gamlin
Authors: Paul D. Gamlin

Presentation 3: New Observations Regarding the Anatomy of the Pupillary Light Reflex: Human Studies
Presenters: Paul D. Gamlin
Authors: Paul D. Gamlin; Michael L. Rosenberg

Presentation 4: Aberrant Regeneration of the Pupil
Presenters: Randy H. Kardon
Authors: Randy H. Kardon

Presentation 5: Cholinergic Supersensitivity of the Pupil: Has Testing for It Outlived Its Diagnostic Utility?
Presenters: Daniel M. Jacobson
Authors: Daniel M. Jacobson

Presentation 6: Detecting Pupillary Dilation Lag
Presenters: Patricia J. McNussen
Authors: Patricia J. McNussen

Presentation 7: Afferent Pupillary Defects
Presenters: Terry A. Cox
Authors: Terry A. Cox

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 3)
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: Skew Deviation and Inferior Oblique Palsy
Presenters: Sean P. Donahue
Authors: Sean P. Donahue; Patrick JM Lavin; Brian G. Mohney; Latif M. Hamed

Presentation 2: "Vacant Discs": How Exclusive Cilioretinal Blood Supply of the Retina in Humans Can Exist And Is a Sign of Renal Disease
Presenters: Cameron F. Parsa
Authors: Cameron F. Parsa; Edward W. Cheeseman Jr; Eduardo D. Silva; Olof H. Sundin; Morton F. Goldberg; Irene H. Maumenee; David G. Hunter; Janet S. Sunness; Ran Zeimer; M. Robert De Jong

Presentation 3: Gastric Surgery for Pseudotumor Cerebri Associated with Severe Obesity
Presenters: Harvey J. Sugerman
Authors: Harvey J. Sugerman; Warren L. Felton III; Aristides N. Sismanis; John M. Kellum Jr; Eric J. DeMaria

Presentation 4: The Effect of Corticosteroids on the Progression of Ocular Myasthenia to Generalized Myasthenia
Presenters: Nicholas T. Monsul
Authors: Nicholas T. Monsul; Amy M. Knorr; Jonathan M. Goldstein; Robert L. Lesser

Presentation 5: Tobacco and Alcohol Are Not Associated with Vision Loss in Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Sibships
Presenters: John B. Kerrison
Authors: John B. Kerrison; F. Chi Hsu; Kyle H. Smith; Peter J. Savino; Nancy J. Newman; Irene H. Maumenee; Terri H. Beaty; Edwin M. Stone; Neil R. Miller

Presentation 6: Intraarterial Fibrinolytic Treatment of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
Presenters: Klara Landau
Authors: Klara Landau; Ronald Kovacs; Bernhard Schuknecht; Anton Valavanis

Day 5: Thursday, March 30 (2000-03-30)

Program: Disorders of the Synapse
Moderators: Jacqueline A. Leavitt; Barry Skarf

Presentation 1: Channelopathies: Ion Channel Disorders of Muscle as a Paradigm for Paroxysmal Disorders of the Nervous System
Presenters: Louis J. Ptacek
Authors: Louis J. Ptacek

Presentation 2: Clinical Manifestations of Myasthenia Gravis
Presenters: Norah S. Lincoff
Authors: Norah S. Lincoff

Presentation 3: Electrophysiologic Testing for Acquired and Congenital Myasthenia Gravis
Presenters: Jane C. Sargent
Authors: Jane C. Sargent

Presentation 4: Botulism: The Most Poisonous Poison
Presenters: Shelley A. Cross
Authors: Shelley A. Cross

Presentation 5: Extending Channelopathies to the CNS (Central Nervous System) and Complex Disease Phenotypes - not available for Web publication
Presenters: Louis J. Ptacek
Authors: Louis J. Ptacek

Presentation 6: Venomopathies
Presenters: Isla M. Williams
Authors: Isla M. Williams

Presentation 7: Drug Therapy in Myasthenia Gravis and Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes
Presenters: Preston C. Calvert
Authors: Preston C. Calvert