List of Publications- by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Blumenthal EZ. Adjusting the slit-lamp oculars: An unnecessary burden or a must?  Survey of Ophthalmology 1995;40(3):225-228.
  2. Blumenthal EZ, Serpetopoulos CN. On focusing the slit-lamp. Part I: An inaccurate ocular setting, what is there to lose.  Survey of Ophthalmology 1998;42(4):351-354.
  3. Blumenthal EZ, Serpetopoulos CN. On focusing the slit-lamp. Part II: “The fading slit test” verifying the ocular setting.  Survey of Ophthalmology 1998;42(4):355-357.
  4. Anteby II, Blumenthal EZ, Zamir E, Waindim P. The role of preoperative ultrasonography for patients with dense cataract: a retrospective study of 509 cases.  Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 1998;29(2):114-118.
  5. Blumenthal EZ. Aligning the Goldmann tonometer tip using the “pre-contact whitish rings”.  Survey of Ophthalmology 1999;44(2):171-172.
  6. Sample PA, Bosworth CF, Blumenthal EZ, Girkin C, Weinreb RN. Visual function-specific perimetry for indirect comparison of different ganglion cell populations in glaucoma.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2000;41(7):1783-1790.
  7. Girkin CA, Emdadi A, Sample PA, Blumenthal EZ, Lee AC, Zangwill LM, Weinreb RN. Short-wavelength automated perimetry and standard perimetry in the detection of progressive optic disc cupping.  Archives of Ophthalmology 2000;118(9):1231-1236.
  8. Blumenthal EZ, Williams JM, Weinreb RN, Girkin CA, Berry CC, Zangwill LM. Reproducibility of nerve fiber layer thickness measurements by use of optical coherence tomography.  Ophthalmology 2000;107(12):2278-2282.
  9. Blumenthal EZ, Serpetopoulos CN. Laser photocoagulation spot-size errors stemming from the refractive state of the surgeon’s eye.  Ophthalmology 2000;107(2):329-333.
  10. Blumenthal EZ, Sample PA, Zangwill L, Lee AC, Kono Y, Weinreb, RN. Comparison of long-term variability for standard and short-wavelength automated perimetry in stable glaucoma patients.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 2000;129(3):309-313.
  11. Zangwill LM, Bowd C, Berry CC, Williams J, Blumenthal EZ, Sanchez-Galeana CA, Vasile C, Weinreb RN. Discriminating between normal and glaucomatous eyes using the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph, GDx Nerve Fiber Analyzer and the Optical Coherence Tomograph.  Archives of Ophthalmology 2001;119(7):985-993.
  12. Sanchez-Galena C, Bowd C, Blumenthal EZ, Gokhale P, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Using optical imaging summary data to detect glaucoma.  Ophthalmology 2001;108(10):1812-1818.
  13. Bowd C, Zangwill LM, Berry CC, Blumenthal EZ, Vasile C, Sanchez-Galeana C, Bosworth CF, Sample PA, Weinreb RN. Detecting early glaucoma by assessment of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness and visual function.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2001;42(9):1993-2003.
  14. Bowd C, Zangwill LM, Blumenthal EZ, Vasile C, Boehm AG, Gokhale PA, Mohammadi K, Amini P, Weinreb RN. Imaging of the optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer: The effects of age, optic disc area, refractive error, and gender.  Journal of the Optical Society of America A 2002; 19(1):197-207.
  15. Goldbaum MH, Sample PA, Chan K, Williams J, Lee T, Blumenthal E, Girkin CA, Zangwill LM, Bowd C, Sejnowski T, Weinreb RN. Comparing machine learning classifiers for diagnosing glaucoma from standard automated perimetry.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2002;43(1):162-169.
  16. Lee AC, Sample PA, Blumenthal EZ, Berry C, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Infrequent confirmation of visual field progression.  Ophthalmology 2002;109(6):1059-1065.
  17. Kaiserman I, Anteby II, Chowers I, Blumenthal EZ, Kliers I, Pe’er J. Changes in ultrasound findings in posterior uveal melanoma after ruthenium 106 brachytherapy.  Ophthalmology 2002;109(6):1137-1141.
  18. Horani A, Frenkel S, Yahalom C, Farber MD, Ticho U, Blumenthal EZ. The learning effect in visual field testing of healthy subjects using frequency doubling technology.  Journal of Glaucoma 2002;11(6):511-516.
  19. Blumenthal EZ, Sapir-Pichhadze R. Misleading statistical calculations in far-advanced glaucomatous visual field loss.  Ophthalmology 2003;110(1):196-200.
  20. Blumenthal EZ, Sample PA, Berry CC, Lee AC, Girkin CA, Zangwill L, Caprioli J, Weinreb RN. Evaluating several sources of variability for standard and SWAP visual fields in glaucoma patients suspects and normals.  Ophthalmology 2003;110(10):1895-1902.
  21. Blumenthal EZ. Quantifying RNFL thickness histologically- a novel approach to sectioning of the retina.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2004;45(5):1404-1409.
  22. Blumenthal EZ, Haddad A, Horani A, Anteby I. The reliability of frequency-doubling perimetry in young children.  Ophthalmology 2004;111(3):435-439.
  23. Kaiserman I, Anteby I, Chowers I, Blumenthal EZ, Kliers I., Pe er J. Post-brachytherapy initial tumor regression rate correlates with metastatic spread in posterior uveal melanoma.  British Journal of Ophthalmology 2004;88(7):892-895.
  24. Sample PA, Chan K, Boden C, Lee T-W, Blumenthal E, Weinreb RN, Bernd A, Pascual J, Hao J, Sejnowski T, Goldbaum MH. Using unsupervised learning with variational Bayesian mixture of factor analysis to identify patterns of glaucomatous visual field defects.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2004;45(8):2596-2605.
  25. Boden C, Blumenthal EZ, Pascual J, McEwan G, Weinreb RN, Medeiros F, Sample PA. Patterns of glaucomatous visual field progression identified by three progression criteria.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 2004;138(6):1029-1036.
  26. Frenkel S, Slonim E, Horani A, Molcho M, Barzel I, Blumenthal EZ. Operator learning effect and inter-operator reproducibility of the scanning laser polarimeter with variable corneal compensation.  Ophthalmology 2005;112(2):257-261.
  27. Blumenthal EZ, Frenkel S. Inter-device reproducibility of the scanning laser polarimeter with variable cornea compensation.  Eye 2005;19(3):308-311.
  28. Horani A, Frenkel S, Blumenthal EZ. The effect of pupil dilation on scanning laser polarimetry with variable cornea compensation.  Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging 2006;37(3):212-216.
  29. Blumenthal EZ, Horani A, Sasikumar R, Garudadri C, Udaykumar A, Thomas R. Correlating structure with function in end-stage glaucoma.  Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging 2006;37(3):218-223.
  30. Pe’er J, Sancho C., Cantu J, Eilam S, Barzel I, Shulman M, Blumenthal EZ. Measurement of choroidal melanoma basal diameter by wide-angle digital fundus camera: a comparison with ultrasound measurement.  Ophthalmologica 2006;220:194-197.
  31. Blumenthal EZ, Girkin CA, Dotan S. Glaucomatous-like cupping associated with slow-growing supra-sellar intracranial lesions.  Neuro-Ophthalmology 2006;30:111-115.
  32. Frenkel S, Katz S, Horani A, Kaiserman I, Asleh SA, Blumenthal EZ. Estimating intraocular pressure using a glass rod.  Annals Ophthalmology 2006;38(3):195-200.
  33. Horani A, Frenkel S, Blumenthal EZ. Test-retest variability in visual field testing using frequency doubling technology.  European Journal of Ophthalmology 2007;17(2):203-207.
  34. Pe’er J, Blumenthal EZ, Frenkel S. Punch biopsy of iris lesions: a novel technique for obtaining histology samples.  British Journal of Ophthalmology 2007;91(5):660-662.
  35. Frucht-Pery J, Landau D, Raiskup F, Strassman E, Blumenthal EZ, Solomon A. Early transient visual acuity loss after LASIK due to steroid-induced elevation of intraocular pressure.  Journal of Refractive Surgery 2007;23(3):244-251.
  36. Kaliner E, Cohen MJ, Miron H, Kogan M, Blumenthal EZ. Retinal nerve fiber layer split bundles are true anatomic variants.  Ophthalmology 2007;114(12):2259-2264.
  37. Orlev A, Horani A, Rapson Y, Cohen MJ, Blumenthal EZ. Clinical characteristics of eyes demonstrating atypical patterns in scanning laser polarimetry.  Eye, 2008;22(11):1378-1383
  38. Blumenthal EZ, Parikh RS, Pe’er J, Naik M, Kaliner E, Cohen MJ, Prabakaran S, Kogan M, Thomas R. Retinal nerve fibre layer imaging compared with histological measurements in a human eye.  Eye 2009;23(1):171-175.
  39. Cohen MJ, Kaliner E, Frenkel S, Kogan M, Miron H, Blumenthal EZ. Morphometric analysis of human peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2008;49(3):941-944.
  40. Kaplan-Messas A, Cohen Y, Blumenthal EZ, Avni I. Trabeculectomy and Phaco-Trabeculectomy with and without Peripheral Iridectomy.  European Journal of Ophthalmology 2009;19(2):231-234.
  41. Faik Oruc¸oglu, MD, Eytan Z. Blumenthal, MD, Joseph Frucht-Pery, MD, and Abraham Solomon, MD. Risk Factors and Incidence of Ocular Hypertension After Penetrating Keratoplasty. Journal of Glaucoma.

RESEARCH PROJECTS THAT MATERIALIZED INTO PRODUCTS

  1. Blumenthal EZ. Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens; 2003. Marketed by: Volk Optical Inc., Mentor, OH.
    Volk website.  Video tutorials.  Evaluated by: Khouri AS, Forofonova TI, Fechtner RD.  Laser suture lysis through thick blebs using the Blumenthal lens.  Archives of Ophthalmology 2006;124(4):544-545.
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  2. Blumenthal EZ. Katena Blumenthal Conjunctival dissector; 2004. Marketed by: Katena Products Inc., Denville, NJ.
    Katena websiteVideo tutorials.  Presented in: Blumenthal EZ. Dissection of the Trabeculectomy Bleb Pocket using a Novel Dissecting Instrument.  British Journal of Ophthalmology Video report; May 2006.
    Video report

PATENTS

  1. Blumenthal EZ, Shamir RR. Method, Algorithm and Device for Testing Visual Acuity.  United States Patent Office.  Patent pending No. 60/878046.

VIDEO PUBLICATIONS

  1. Blumenthal EZ. Dissection of the trabeculectomy bleb pocket using a novel dissecting instrument. British Journal of Ophthalmology, Video report, May 2006
    Video report

CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS

  1. Blumenthal EZ, Gottehrer NP, Dollberg M, Halevy J. A giant tuberculous lymphangioma extending from the mediastinum to the inguinal region.  Chest 1994;105(4):1279-1280.
  2. Blumenthal EZ, Gomori JM, Dotan S. Recurrent abducens nerve palsy caused by dolichoectasia of the cavernous internal carotid artery.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 1997;124(2):255-257.
  3. Blumenthal EZ, Garzozi H, Bahir J, Pe’er J. Multiple conjunctival metastases as the presenting sign of metastatic uveal melanoma.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 1997;124(4):549-550.
  4. Blumenthal EZ, Papamichael G, Merin S. Combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium: a bilateral presentation.  Retina 1998;18(6):557-559.
  5. Blumenthal EZ, Pe’er J. Multifocal choroidal malignant melanoma: at least three melanomas in one eye.  Archives of Ophthalmology 1999;117(2):255-258.
  6. Blumenthal EZ, Muszkat M, Pe’er J, Ticho U. Corticosteroid-induced glaucoma attributable to an adrenocorticotropin-secreting malignant carcinoid tumor of the thymus.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 1999;128(1):100-101.
  7. Blumenthal EZ, Morales A. Resolution of hypotony maculopathy.  Archives of Ophthalmology 2003;121(10):1502-3.
  8. Rodriguez P, Blumenthal EZ. Photo Quiz: Abnormal ocular findings.  American Family Physician 2003;68(5):933-934.
  9. Goldberg S, Gallily R, Bishara S, Blumenthal EZ. Dorzolamide-induced choroidal detachment in a surgically untreated eye.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 2004;138(2):285-286.
  10. Morales AJ, Blumenthal EZ. Photo Quiz: Painful red eye after surgery.  American Family Physician 2004;70(1):155-156.
  11. Budenz DL, Radcliffe N, Blumenthal EZ. Late-onset bleb leakage.  Journal of Glaucoma 2009;18(3):265-267.
  12. Allon G, Seider N, Blumenthal EZ, Beiran I. Bilateral traumatic optic neuropathy in an unconscious patient: a diagnostic challenge. IMAJ 2014;16(8):516-517.
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  13. Avi Rubinov MD, Nir Seider MD, Eedy Mezer MD, Liron Berkovitz MD, Eytan Z. Blumenthal MD and Imad R. Makhoul MD PhD. Ankyloblepharon Filiforme Adnatum.IMAJ 2014; 16.
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LETTERS

  1. Zamir E, Blumenthal EZ. Detrimental use of local anesthetic eye drops.  Harefuah Journal of the Israel Medical Association 1994;127(12):568. (in Hebrew)
  2. Serpetopoulos CN. More on adjusting the slit-lamp oculars; Blumenthal EZ. Response.  Survey of Ophthalmology 1996;40(5):424.
  3. Blumenthal EZ, Zamir E. Abstract length and the dissemination of knowledge.  Academic Medicine 1997;72(8):660.
  4. Sapir-Pichhadze R, Blumenthal E. Author reply: The medical treatment of glaucoma.  Harefuah Journal of the Israel Medical Association 2003;142(5):391 (in Hebrew)
  5. Blumenthal EZ, Haddad A, Horani A, Anteby I. Author reply: The reliability of frequency-doubling perimetry in young children.  Ophthalmology 2005:112(1):169-170.
  6. Goldberg S, Frenkel S, Blumenthal EZ, Solomon A, Pe’er J.  Intraocular lymphoma. Ophthalmology 2007;114(6):1236-1237.

REVIEWS, COMMENTARIES, HYPOTHESES, EDITORIALS

  1. Blumenthal EZ. A presumed reflex by which upward gaze induces relaxation of accommodation, a way to overcome instrument myopia.  Medical Hypotheses 1991;36(4):381-383.
  2. Blumenthal EZ. Could cancer be a physiological phenomenon rather than a pathological misfortune?  Medical Hypotheses 1992;39(1):41-48.
  3. Blumenthal EZ. On the origin of cancer.  Medical Hypotheses 1996;46(6):581-583.
  4. Sisak I, Blumenthal EZ. A gliacentric view of the human retina.  Oftalmologia 1996;40(1):26-28.
  5. Sisak I, Blumenthal EZ. The relative distribution of retinal and choroidal blood in the human retina.  Oftalmologia 1996;40(1):45-47.
  6. Blumenthal EZ, Ticho U. Initial treatment of primary open angle glaucoma: medication, laser or surgery?  Harefuah Journal of the Israel Medical Association 1998;134(8):631-633. (in Hebrew)
  7. Blumenthal EZ, Zamir E. Roth’s spots.  Circulation 1999;99(9):1271.
  8. Blumenthal EZ, Weinreb RN. Assessment of the retinal nerve fiber layer in clinical trials of glaucoma neuroprotection.  Survey of Ophthalmology 2001;45(suppl 3):S305-312.
  9. Sapir-Pichhadze R, Blumenthal E. The medical treatment of glaucoma.  Harefuah Journal of the Israel Medical Association 2003;142(1):66-69. (in Hebrew)
  10. Sapir-Pichhadze R, Blumenthal EZ. Steroid induced glaucoma.  Harefua 2003;142(2):137-140. (in Hebrew)
  11. Miron H, Blumenthal EZ. Bridging analog and digital video in the surgical setting.  Journal Cataract Refractive Surgery 2003;29:1874-1877.
  12. Sisak S, Banin E, Blumenthal EZ. A two-compartment model of the human retina.  Medical Hypotheses 2004;62(5):808-816
  13. Frenkel S, Morgan JE, Blumenthal EZ. Histological measurement of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness.  Eye 2005 May;19(5):491-8.

MEDICAL SOFTWARE REVIEWS

  1. Blumenthal EZ, Gilad R. Storing a bibliographic database on your PC: a review of reference-management software.  New England Journal of Medicine 1993;329(4):283-284.
  2. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Dorland’s 27th edition electronic medical speller, Stedman’s/25 plus.  New England Journal of Medicine 1994;331(4):282-283.
  3. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Bookends Pro for the Macintosh – bibliography management system.  New England Journal of Medicine 1994;331(22):1535.
  4. Mimouni D, Blumenthal EZ. AskRx.  Lancet 1994;344:250-251.
  5. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR) library on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1995;332(11):757.
  6. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1995;333(23):1576-1577.
  7. Benhorin J, Blumenthal EZ. Prime Practice Cardiology.  New England Journal of Medicine 1995;332(11):757.
  8. Blumenthal EZ, Zamir E. Aries OphthaLine – Ophthalmology MEDLINE on CD-ROM.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 1996;121(3):337-338.
  9. Blumenthal EZ. Duane’s Ophthalmology on CD-ROM.  British Journal of Ophthalmology 1996;80(4):382.
  10. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Clinical Pharmacology on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1996;335(1):65.
  11. Blumenthal EZ, Pe’er J. Pathology of the eye on CD-ROM.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 1996;122(6):918-919.
  12. Mimouni D, Blumenthal EZ. Reference Manager: bibliography management software.  Annals of Internal Medicine 1996;124(1):79-80.
  13. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Stedman’s electronic medical dictionary.  JAMA 1997;277(15):1249.
  14. Blumenthal EZ, Pe’er J. Basic Ophthalmology on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1997;336(22):1618.
  15. Blumenthal EZ, Mimouni D. Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacologic Basis of Therapeutics; The Merck Index, 12th edition.  New England Journal of Medicine 1997;337(6):433-434.
  16. Blumenthal EZ, Pe’er J. Wills Eye Hospital Atlas of Clinical Ophthalmology on CD-ROM.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 1997;124(2):270-271.
  17. Mimouni D, Blumenthal EZ. MAXX: the electronic library of medicine on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1997;337(17):1249-1250.
  18. Mimouni D, Blumenthal EZ. Infectious Diseases Library on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1997;337(23):1701-1702.
  19. Blumenthal EZ. CD-Atlas of Ophthalmology.  JAMA 1998;280(7):668.
  20. Mimouni D, Blumenthal EZ. Clinical Examination on CD-ROM.  New England Journal of Medicine 1999;341(4):295.
  21. Frenkel S, Blumenthal EZ. JMP statistical discovery software.  JAMA 2002;287(13):1733-1774.
  22. Frenkel S, Blumenthal EZ. Eyemaginations 3.0: 3D education animation CD-ROM.  Archives of Ophthalmology 2003;121 (12):1811.
  23. Frenkel S, Blumenthal EZ. PubCrawler: an update alerting service for PubMed and GenBank.  JAMA 2003;289(15):2000-2001.

BOOKS

  1. Blumenthal EZ. Cataract and Glaucoma (in Hebrew), Prolog Publishers, Tel-Aviv, 125 pages, 2004.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  1. Blumenthal EZ, Weinreb RN. Molecular genetics in the clinical practice of glaucoma. In: Liebmann JM, Stamper RL, eds. Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management, Ophthalmology Clinics of North America, Vol 13, number 3, W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2000: 489-500.
  2. Lemij H, Blumenthal E, Fechtner R. Greenfield D, Kook M. Scanning laser polarimetry. In: Glaucoma diagnosis: Structure and function. Eds. Weinreb RN, Greve EL. Kugler Publications, The Hague 2004, 152 pages.

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS (in International meetings)

Published Abstracts

  1. Sisak S, Blumenthal E. The entire human retina is in fact avascular. Joint European Research Meeting in Ophthalmology and Vision (JERMOV), Montpellier, France, October 1997.  Ophthalmic Research 29 (Supp. 1):51, 1997.
  2. Sisak S, Blumenthal E. A two compartment model of the human retina. Joint European Research Meeting in Ophthalmology and Vision (JERMOV), Montpellier, France, October 1997.  Ophthalmic Research 29 (Supp. 1):51, 1997.
  3. Blumenthal EZ, Sample PA, Zangwill L, Lee AC, Kono Y, Weinreb RN. A comparison of long term variability in standard automated perimetry and short-wavelength automated perimetry in stable glaucoma patients [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1999;40(4):S581.
  4. Lee AC, Sample PA, Blumenthal EZ, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Comparison of visual field progression algorithms [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1999;40(4):S68.
  5. Williams JM, Zangwill LM, Berry CC, Blumenthal E, Girkin C, Weinreb RN. Reproducibility of nerve fiber layer thickness measurements using optical coherence tomography [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1999;40(4):S75.
  6. Girkin CA, Emdadi A, Sample PA, Blumenthal EZ, Lee AC, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Comparison of short wavelength automated perimetry and conventional white-on-white perimetry in patients with progressive optic disk cupping [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 1999;40(4):S581.
  7. Blumenthal EZ, Sample PA, Berry CC, Lee AC, Girkin CA, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Evaluating sources of variability for standard and SWAP visual fields in glaucoma patients, suspects and normals [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2000;41(4):S85.
  8. Girkin CA, Bowd C, Blumenthal EZ, Zangwill LM, Weinreb RN. Quantitative measurements of optic disc asymmetry in patients with glaucoma and normal subjects [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2000; 41(4):S121.
  9. Sanchez-Galeana CA, Bowd C, Blumenthal EZ, Gokhale P, Zangwill LM, Weinreb RN. Using GDx scanning laser polarimetry and optical coherence tomography clinical print-outs to detect glaucoma [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2000; 41(4):S287.
  10. Pe’er JJ, Kaiserman I, Anteby I, Chowers I, Blumenthal EZ, Kliers I. Post-brachytherapy dynamics of uveal melanoma [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2000; 41(4):S565.
  11. Blumenthal EZ, Bowd C, Berry CC, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Increased nasal and temporal retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurements in the GDx, a scanning laser polarimeter, are reliability “red-flags” [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2001; 42(2):S118.
  12. Sample PA, Williams JM, Blumenthal EZ, Chan K, Lee TW, Weinreb RN, Sejnowski TJ, Goldbaum MH. Visual field classification comparing neural networks, statistical classifiers, Statpac, and a glaucoma expert [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2001; 42(2):S154.
  13. Blumenthal EZ, Sapir R. Visual field statistical analysis indices collapse in end-state glaucomatous field loss [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2002; 2132.
  14. Blumenthal EZ, Frenkel S. Inter-Device Reproducibility of the Scanning Laser Polarimeter with Variable Cornea Compensation [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2003; 3390.
  15. Pe’er JJ, Sancho C, Cantu J, Eilam S, Barzel I, Shulman M, Blumenthal EZ. Measuring choroidal melanoma basal diameter: using ultrasound vs. a new wide-angle fundus camera [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2004; 1223.
  16. Blumenthal EZ, Horani A, Frenkel S. The Effect of Pupil Dilation on Scanning Laser Polarimetry with Variable Cornea Compensation [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2004; 3311.
  17. Blumenthal EZ, Horani A, Sasikumar R, Sekhar GC, Udaykumar A, Thomas R. Correlating structure with function in end-stage glaucoma [ARVO Abstract].  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2005; 2536.

Presentations (in International Meetings)

  1. Anteby I, Blumenthal EZ, Zamir E, Waindim P. The diagnostic yield of pre-operative ultrasonography in 514 patients with dense cataract.  16th Biennial Congress of the International Society for Ultrasound (SIDUO), Munich, Germany, June 1996.
  2. Dotan S, Blumenthal EZ, Gomori JM. Seven recurrent palsies of a sixth nerve.  23rd Annual North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society Meeting (NANOS), Keystone, Colorado, February 1997.
  3. Blumenthal EZ, Pe’er J. Retinal pigment epithelium hamartoma.  International Symposium on Ocular Tumors, Jerusalem, Israel, April 1997.
  4. Pe’er J, Bahir J, Blumenthal EZ, Garzozi H. Multiple conjunctival metastases as presenting symptom of metastatic uveal melanoma.  International Symposium on Ocular Tumors, Jerusalem, Israel, April 1997.
  5. Blumenthal EZ, Muszkat M, Pe’er J, Ticho U. An unusual case of steroid induced glaucoma, cured by … thoracic surgery. A clinicopathologic report.  International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), Jerusalem, Israel, March 1998.
  6. Blumenthal EZ, Serpetopoulos CN. Laser photocoagulation spot-size errors stemming from the refractive state of the surgeon’s eye.  American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, New Orleans, November 1998.
  7. Mimouni D, Blumenthal EZ, Pe’er J. A suggested core medical software library for physicians.  American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, New Orleans, November 1998.
  8. Blumenthal EZ, Sample PA, Weinreb RN. A comparison of full threshold versus SITA protocols for testing visual fields in glaucoma.  Third Biannual Meeting of the North American Perimetric Society (NAPS), San Rafael, CA, July 1999.
  9. Sample PA, Bosworth CF, Blumenthal EZ, Girkin CA, Weinreb RN. Comparison of three retinal ganglion cell-specific visual field tests in eyes with glaucomatous optic neuropathy and ocular hypertension.  Third Biannual Meeting of the North American Perimetric Society (NAPS), San Rafael, CA, July 1999.
  10. Blumenthal EZ, Sample PA, Berry CC, Pascual JP, Bowd C, Zangwill L, Weinreb RN. Increased long term variability predicts the location of future defects in glaucoma suspects.  International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), Prague, Czech Republic, March 2001.
  11. Zangwill LM, Bowd C, Berry C, Blumenthal EZ, Vasile C, Sample PA, Weinreb RN. Comparing structural and functional techniques for detecting glaucoma.  International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), Prague, Czech Republic, March 2001.
  12. Dotan S, Blumenthal EZ. Glaucomatous-like disc cupping secondary to intracranial tumors.  European Neuro-Ophthalmological Society (EUNOS), Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2003.
  13. Pe’er, J, Anteby, I, Chowers, I, Blumenthal, EZ, Kliers, I, and Kaiserman, I. Uveal melanoma initial regression rate can help forecast metatases.  European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER), Alicante, Spain, October 2003.
  14. Lemij H, Blumenthal E, Fechtner R, Greenfield D, Kook M. Retinal nerve fiber layer polarimetry.  Association of International Glaucoma Societies (AIGS): 1st Global Consensus Meeting on Structure & Function in the Management of Glaucoma, San Diego, California, November 2003
  15. Pe’er J, Sancho C, Cantu J, Eilam S, Barzel I, Shulman M, Blumenthal EZ. Measuring choroidal melanoma basal diameter: Using ultrasound vs. a new wide-angle fundus camera.  XXV Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology, Santiago, Chile, 2005.
  16. Solomon A, Orucov F, Landau D, Strassman E, Blumenthal E, Frucht-Pery Y. Early Transient Post-LASIK Visual Acuity Loss Due to Steroid Induced IOP Elevation.  ISRS/AAO Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2006.
  17. Pe’er J, Blumenthal EZ, Frenkel S. Punch biopsy for iris lesions: a novel technique for obtaining histology samples.  European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER), Vilamoura, Portugal 2006.
  18. Kaplan-Messas A, Cohen Y, Blumenthal EZ, Avni I. Trabeculectomy and phaco-trabeculectomy with and without peripheral iridectomy.  International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), Athens, Greece, 2007.
  19. Dotan S, Szabo B, Blumenthal EZ, Spektor S, Szabo I, Gomori M. Optic neuropathy – presenting sign of granular cell tumor of the pituitary stalk.  European Neuro-Ophthalmological Society (EUNOS), Leubeck, Germany, June 2009.

Invited Lectures (in International Meetings)

  1. Blumenthal EZ. Artifacts and misconceptions in B-mode ultrasound of intraocular tumors: pre-symposium course on standardized echography. Invited lecture, International Symposium on Ocular Tumors, Jerusalem, Israel, April 1997.
  2. Blumenthal EZ. Neuroprotection of the optic nerve- myth or reality. Invited lecture, Glaucoma from Laboratory to Patients, Venice, Italy, December 2001.
  3. Castle Glaucoma Meeting, Think-tank discussions, Visby, Sweden, September 2002.
  4. Detection of progressive functional injury in glaucoma. Invited talk, ARVO-2003: Progressive Structural and Functional Injury in Glaucoma – Minisymposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2003.
  5. Multiple lectures on the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. Invited talks, at the L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India, December 2003.
  6. I. Computing in medical research; II. Publication process: “a long and winding road”. Two invited talks at the Science Communication Meeting “Science making to making sense”, 50th anniversary of the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, December 2003, Hyderabad, India
  7. What’s new in optic nerve head evaluation. Invited talk, Red Sea International Update Conference in Ophthalmology, June 2004, Eilat, Israel.
  8. OCT: recent advances, in: An overview course on new instruments and technology for imaging. Invited lecture, AIGS World Glaucoma Congress, July 2005, Vienna, Austria.
  9. Honorary guest, Argentinean Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting. Presentations on glaucoma diagnosis and its surgical treatment. July 2005, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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