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Research material by Mr Nischal and his team: Peer Reviewed papers

Material by Mr Nischal, and Dr Liasis

Mr Nischal

  1. K.K. Nischal, P. Chumas, Sparrow O. Prolonged survival after atlanto-occipital dislocation: two case reports and review. British Journal of Neurosurgery 1993; 7(6): 677-682

  2. K.K. Nischal, W. Aclimandos Bilateral symmetrical branch retinal artery occlusion Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 88(7): 416P-417P, 1995 Jul. (presented as a poster at RSM Registrar's meeting 1993)
    2b Author's Reply to letter Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1995; 88

  3. K.K. Nischal, J.N. James, J.J. Kanski Proptosis precipitated by retinal detachment repair in a patient with occult Pituitary tumour. EYE. 9 (5): 647-9, 1995 (Presented as a poster at Annual Congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1994)

  4. K.K. Nischal, J.N. James, J. McAllister Use of dynamic ultrasound B-scan to detect retinal tears in spontaneous vitreous haemorrhage. EYE 1995 (4); 9: 502-506 (Presentation in Retinal Detachment Symposium at Annual Congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 1994)

  5. S, Beatty, K.K. Nischal, T. Gillow, P. McDonnell DIY Enthusiasts; a new target group for safety awareness. Journal of Health and Safety - November 1995

  6. S. Beatty, K. K. Nischal, H. Jones, E.M. Eagling The effect of applanation tonometry on mean corneal curvature Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 22(7): 970-1, 1996 Sep.

  7. M. Hingorani, K.K. Nischal, A. Davies, W. Aclimandos Prostatic orbital metastases and the role of the ophthalmologist British Journal of Urology. 78(4): 654-7, 1996 Oct

  8. K.K. Nischal, M. Hingorani, A. Vivian, A. Baker, G. Mieli-Vergani, A.C.Bird and W.A. Aclimandos. Optic Nerve Head Drusen- a New Sign in Alagille's Syndrome. Ophthalmology. 104(1): 79-85, 1997

  9. A. Assi, K.K. Nischal, J. Uddin, M. Thyveetil Giant cell arteritis masquerading as squamous cell carcinoma British Journal of Rheumatology. 36(9): 1023-5, 1997 Sep.

  10. D. Byles, K. K. Nischal, and H. Cheng Ectopia pupillae et lentis - a hypothesis revisited. Ophthalmology. July 1998; 105(7): 1331-6

  11. M. Hingorani, K.K. Nischal, A. Vivian, A. Baker, G. Mieli-Vergani, A.C. Bird and W.A. Aclimandos. Ocular Abnormalities in Alagille’s Syndrome. Ophthalmology. Feb 1999; 106(2): 330-7

  12. L. MacKeen, K.K.Nischal, W.C. Lam, A. V. Levin. High-frequency ultrasonography findings in persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous. J AAPOS. 2000 Aug; 4(4): 217-24.

  13. N. Mungan, K.K.Nischal, L. MacKeen, E Heon Ultrasound biomicroscopy of the eye in cystinosis Arch Ophthalmol. 2000 Oct; 118(10): 1329-33.

  14. Karia N, Doran J, Watson SL, Nischal K Surgically induced necrotizing scleritis in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 1999 Apr; 25(4): 597-600

  15. Browning AC, Reck AC, Chisholm IH, Nischal KK. Acute angle closure glaucoma presenting in a young patient after administration of paroxetine. Eye. 2000 Jun; 14 (3a): 406-8.

  16. Cassidy L, Rahi J, Nischal K, Russell-Eggitt I, Taylor D. Outcome of lens aspiration and intraocular lens implantation in children aged 5 years and under. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001 May; 85(5): 540-2

  17. Taylor D. Wright KW. Amaya L. Cassidy L. Nischal K. Russell-Eggitt I. Should we aggressively treat unilateral congenital cataracts?: View 1. British Journal of Ophthalmology. Vol. 85(9) (pp. 1120-1125), 2001.

  18. Clinicopathologic correlation of congenital corneal opacification using ultrasound biomicroscopy. KK Nischal, J Naor, V. Jay, LD MacKeen, DS Rootman. Br J Ophthalmol 2002;86: 62-69

  19. Westall CA. Dhaliwal HS. Panton CM. Sigesmund D. Levin AV. Nischal KK. Heon E. Values of electroretinogram responses according to axial length. Documenta Ophthalmologica. Vol. 102(2) (pp. 115-130), 2001

  20. L Amaya, D Taylor, I Russell-Eggitt, KK Nischal. Phacoaspiration not phacoemulsification for paediatric cataract extraction. ( Letter ). J Cat Refr Surgery 2001:27(10) :

  21. Kushner BJ, Stevens JL, Nischal KK, Karr DJ, Davis JS, Christiansen SP, Brown SM. Grand Rounds #65: a case of a left hypertropia which decreases markedly in both upgaze and downgaze. Binocul Vis Strabismus Q. 2002 Spring;17(1):36-42

  22. Nischal KK. Two-incision push-pull capsulorhexis for pediatric cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002 Apr; 28(4):593-5

  23. Nischal KK. Ocular Aspects of Craniofacial Disorders. The John Pratt Johnson Lecture 2001. American Orthoptic Journal; 52: 58-68

  24. Ong T, Chia A, Nischal KK. Efficacy of Latanoprost in Portwine Stain Related Paediatric Glaucoma. Br J Ophthalmol. 2003 Sep;87(9):1091-3.

  25. Khan S, Nischal KK, Dean F, Hayward R, Walker J. Visual Morbidity in Craniosymostoses – review of 141 cases. Br J Ophthalmol. 2003 Aug;87(8):999-1003.

  26. Morris S, Geh V, Ahmed, Nischal KK. Metabolic Acidosis and Topical Ddorzolamide 2%. Br J Ophthalmol. 2003 Aug;87(8):1052-3

  27. Rattigan S, Nischal KK. Foster Modification of Knapp Procedure for Anomalous Superior Rectus Muscles in Craniosynostoses. J AAPOS. 2003 Aug;7(4):279-82

  28. Liasis A, Dorothy Thompson, Hayward R, Nischal KK. Sustained raised intracranial pressure implicated only by pattern reversal visual evoked potentials after cranial vault expansion surgery. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2003 Aug;39(2):75-80.

  29. Luis Amaya MD, David Taylor FRCOph Isabelle Russell-Eggitt FRCOph, Ken K. Nischal FRCOph and Dora Lengyel MD . The Morphology and Natural History of Childhood Cataracts. Survey of Ophthalmology Volume 48, Issue 2 , March-April 2003, Pages 125-144

  30. Mungan NK, Wilson TW, Nischal KK, Koren G, Levin AV. Hypotension and bradycardia in infants after the use of topical brimonidine and beta-blockers. J AAPOS. 2003 Feb;7(1):69-70

  31. Speedwell L., Stanton F., Nischal KK. Informing parents of visually impaired children: who should do it and when? Child: Care, Health and Development. 29,3,219-224.

  32. al-Khaier A, Nischal KK. The eye in metabolic disease. Hosp Med. 2003 Oct;64(10):609-12.

  33. Nischal KK. Pediatric Keratoplasty. Techniques in Ophthalmol. 2003. 1(2):119-126

  34. Vishwanath M, Nischal KK, Carr L. Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis Mimicking Recurrent VI Nerve Palsy of Childhood. Archives of Diseases in Childhood 2004. 89(1): 90

  35. Bowman RJ, Cope J, Nischal KK. Ocular and systemic side effects of brimonidine 0.2% eye drops (Alphagan((R))) in children. Eye. 2004 Jan;18(1):24-6.

  36. Indelman M, Hamel CP, Bergman R, Nischal KK, Thompson D, Surget MO, Ramon M, Ganthos H, Miller B, Richard G, Lurie R, Leibu R, Russell-Eggitt I, Sprecher E. Phenotypic diversity and mutation spectrum in hypotrichosis with juvenile macular dystrophy. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Nov;121(5):1217-20.

  37. Clement R., Nischal KK. Simulation of oculomotility in Craniosynostosis patients. Strabismus. 2003 Dec; 11(4): 239-42.

  38. Bowman RJ, Patel K, Harper J, Nischal KK. An Ultrasound Based Classification of Peri-ocular Haemangiomas. Br J Ophthalmol. 2004 Nov;88(11):1419-21.

  39. Crow YJ, Massey RF, Innes JR, Pairaudeau PW, Rowland Hill CA, Woods CG, Ali M, Livingston JH, Lebon P, Nischall K, McEntagart M, Hindocha N, Winter RM.Congenital glaucoma and brain stem atrophy as features of Aicardi-Goutières syndrome. Am J Med Genet. 2004 Sep 1;129A(3):303-7.

  40. Dansingani K, Al-Khaier A, Russell-Eggitt IM, Nischal KK. Intrastromal Corneal Bleb; An Unusual Complication following Trabeculectomy for Congenital Glaucoma. Cornea accepted

  41. Ioannidis A, Davies G, Veys P, Nischal KK. Chickenpox Keratitis in a Child with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency; A Case of Immune Recovery Disease. Br J Ophthalmol 2004; 88: 1601-1602

  42. Ioannidis A, Speedwell L, Nischal KK. Keratoconus in a child with chronic rubbing. Am J Ophthalmol accepted

  43. Ioannidis A, Liasis A, Sheldrick J, Snead M, Nischal KK. Macular Hole – the presenting feature in a child with Coats disease. J Pedietr Ophthalmol Strabism accepted

  44. Pinches E, Thompson D, Noordeen H, Nischal KK. Cranial Nerve Injury Following Halo Traction in Children. J AAPOS. 2004 Dec;8(6):580-5.

  45. Vishwanath MR, Taylor DSI, Thompson DA, Nischal KK. Achiasmia – a Review. Brainchild 2004.5(1):10-13


Dr Liasis

  1. Liasis A, Nischal KK, Thompson D, Khan S K, Hayward R, Towell A. Neurophysiological marker of central visual compromise in children with craniosynostosis before and after vault expansion surgery: A VEP study. Archives of Ophthalmology 2005. Under review

  2. Thompson DA, Liasis A, Hardy S, Hagan R, Hayward RD, Evans RD, Nischal KK. The value of baseline pattern visual evoked potential measurement in craniosynostosis. Journal of plastic surgery and reconstruction. In press , 2005.

  3. Liasis A, Nischal KK, Leighton S, Yap S, Hayward R , Dunaway D. Adenoid-Tonsillectomy to treat visual dysfunction in a child with craniosynostosis. Pediatric Neurosurgery. In press 41; 2005

  4. Ioannidis. A, Liasis A, Harper. J, Nischal, KK. The value of visual evoked potentials in the evaluation of periorbital haemangiomas- a case report. American Journal of Ophthalmology. In press, 2005

  5. Ioannidis. A, Liasis A, Sheldrick. J, Snead. M, Nischal, KK. Macular Hole in child in association with Coats disease. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. In press, 2005

  6. Singh. S, Liasis. A, Rajput. K, Towell. A, Luxon. L. Auditory discrimination in paediatric cochlear implant patients: an ERP study. Ear and Hearing, 2004 Dec;25(6):598-610

  7. Singh S, Liasis A, Rajput K, Luxon L. Methodological considerations in recording mismatch negativity in cochlear implant patients. Cochlear Implants International, 5 (2), 76-80 2004.

  8. Pinches E, Thompson D, Noordeen N, Liasis A and Nischal KK. Fourth and sixth cranial nerve injury after halo traction in children: A report of two cases. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2004, Pages 580-58

  9. Liasis A, Thompson D A, Hayward R, Nischal K K. Sustained raised intracranial pressure implicated only by pattern reversal visual evoked potentials post cranial vault expansion surgery. Pediatric Neurosurgery 2003: (39)75-80.

  10. Liasis A, Rivera-Gaxiola M, Towell A. Speech and non speech processing in hemispherectomised children: an event related potential study. (Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2003 Oct;17(3):665-73).

  11. Liasis A, Bamiou D, Campbell P, Sirimanna T, Boyd S, Towell A. Altered neurophysiological function of central auditory pathways in children with deficits in processing speech in noise. (Neuropaediatrics 2003; 439(1):23-9.

  12. Jahanshahi M, Dirnberger G, Liasis A, Towell A, Boyd S. Does the Pre-frontal Cortex Contribute to Movement related Potentials? Recordings from Subdural Electrodes. Neurocase 2001;7(6):495-501.

  13. Bamiou D, Campbell P, Liasis A, Page J, Sirimanna T, Boyd S, Vellodi A, Harris H.Audiometric Abnormalities in Children with Gaucher Disease Type 3. Neuropediatrics 2001; 32:136-14.

  14. Liasis A, Towell A, Alho K, Boyd S. Intracranial identification of a frontal component to acoustic change: a case study. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res Vol11/2 (2001) 227-233).

  15. Liasis A, Towell A, Boyd S. Intracranial evidence for differential encoding of frequency and duration discrimination responses. Ear and Hearing, June Vol 21 No3 (2000) 252-256.

  16. Bamiou D, Liasis A, Boyd S, Cohen K, Raglan E. Central Auditory Processing Disorder as the presenting manifestation of subtle brain pathology. Audiology, June Vol 39 (2000) 168-172.

  17. Liasis A, Towell A, Boyd S. Intracranial auditory detection and discrimination potentials as substrates of echoic memory in children. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 7 (1999) 503-506).

Material by Mr Nischal and Dr Liasis