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William Wirostko MD


Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Program: Retina

Member of the Cancer Center

Publications (54)

  • An innovative visual acuity chart for urgent and primary care settings: validation of the Runge near vision card. (Cooke MD, Winter PA, McKenney KC, Packard KL, Williams V, Dorsey EA, Szabo A, Visotcky A, Warren CC, Wirostko WJ, Weinberg DV, Kim JE, Han DP) Eye (Lond) 2019 07;33(7):1104-1110 PMID: 30792525 PMCID: PMC6707193 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068856000 02/23/2019    
  • A case of congenital retinal macrovessel in an otherwise normal eye. (Strampe MR, Wirostko WJ, Carroll J) Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2017 Dec;8:18-21 PMID: 29260109 PMCID: PMC5731666 12/21/2017    
  • Local Anesthesia With Blunt Sub-Tenon's Cannula Versus Sharp Retrobulbar Needle for Vitreoretinal Surgery: A Retrospective, Comparative Study. (Reichstein DA, Warren CC, Han DP, Wirostko WJ) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina 2016 Jan;47(1):55-9 PMID: 26731210 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84954226086 01/06/2016       1 Citation
  • Assessing Photoreceptor Structure in Macular Hole using Split-detector Adaptive Optics Scanning Light Ophthalmoscopy (Edward L Randerson, Drew Davis, Brian Higgins, Judy E Kim, Dennis P Han, Thomas B Connor, William J Wirostko, Joseph Carroll) European Ophthalmic Review European Ophthalmic Review, 2015;9(1):59–63 DOI: 10.17925/EOR.2015.09.01.59 09/01/2015    
  • Assessing photoreceptor structure after macular hole closure. (Hansen S, Batson S, Weinlander KM, Cooper RF, Scoles DH, Karth PA, Weinberg DV, Dubra A, Kim JE, Carroll J, Wirostko WJ) Retin Cases Brief Rep 2015;9(1):15-20 PMID: 25525907 PMCID: PMC4554764 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925876840 12/20/2014       5 Citations
  • Relationship between foveal cone specialization and pit morphology in albinism. (Wilk MA, McAllister JT, Cooper RF, Dubis AM, Patitucci TN, Summerfelt P, Anderson JL, Stepien KE, Costakos DM, Connor TB Jr, Wirostko WJ, Chiang PW, Dubra A, Curcio CA, Brilliant MH, Summers CG, Carroll J) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2014 May 20;55(7):4186-98 PMID: 24845642 PMCID: PMC4098060 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904346942 05/23/2014       64 Citations
  • Bilateral Acute Retinal Necrosis with Concurrent Retinopathy of Prematurity in Two Neonates. (LaMattina KC, Wirostko WJ, Costakos DM) Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2016;24(1):115-7 PMID: 24830465 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84957966343 05/17/2014       5 Citations
  • Outer retinal structure after closed-globe blunt ocular trauma. (Flatter JA, Cooper RF, Dubow MJ, Pinhas A, Singh RS, Kapur R, Shah N, Walsh RD, Hong SH, Weinberg DV, Stepien KE, Wirostko WJ, Robison S, Dubra A, Rosen RB, Connor TB Jr, Carroll J) Retina 2014 Oct;34(10):2133-46 PMID: 24752010 PMCID: PMC4175068 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84925287064 04/23/2014       18 Citations
  • A lensing effect of inner retinal cysts on images of the photoreceptor mosaic. (Langlo CS, Flatter JA, Dubra A, Wirostko WJ, Carroll J) Retina 2014 Feb;34(2):421-2 PMID: 23974999 PMCID: PMC3946899 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84895074092 08/27/2013       6 Citations
  • Paired responses to intravitreal bevacizumab in diabetic macular edema: predictors of response in the fellow eye. (Karth PA, Chang A, Wirostko W) Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2014 Feb;252(2):207-11 PMID: 23873254 07/23/2013       7 Citations
  • Scleral buckle removal in the vitrectomy era: a 20-year clinical experience. (Han DP, Covert DJ, Wirostko WJ, Hammersley JA, Lindgren KE) Retina 2013 Feb;33(2):387-91 PMID: 23064425 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84873405037 10/16/2012       12 Citations
  • Evaluation of normal human foveal development using optical coherence tomography and histologic examination. (Dubis AM, Costakos DM, Subramaniam CD, Godara P, Wirostko WJ, Carroll J, Provis JM) Arch Ophthalmol 2012 Oct;130(10):1291-300 PMID: 23044942 PMCID: PMC3724218 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84867365423 10/10/2012       63 Citations
  • Collaborative Ocular Oncology Group report number 1: prospective validation of a multi-gene prognostic assay in uveal melanoma. (Onken MD, Worley LA, Char DH, Augsburger JJ, Correa ZM, Nudleman E, Aaberg TM Jr, Altaweel MM, Bardenstein DS, Finger PT, Gallie BL, Harocopos GJ, Hovland PG, McGowan HD, Milman T, Mruthyunjaya P, Simpson ER, Smith ME, Wilson DJ, Wirostko WJ, Harbour JW) Ophthalmology 2012 Aug;119(8):1596-603 PMID: 22521086 PMCID: PMC3404209 04/24/2012       230 Citations
  • Topographical Choroidal Thickness Change Following PDT for CSC: An OCT Case Report. (Wirostko WJ, Nordgren RN, Dubis AM) J Ophthalmol 2012;2012:347206 PMID: 22292111 PMCID: PMC3265181 02/01/2012    
  • Intracameral bevacizumab administered for non-small cell lung cancer metastasis to iris. (Schell JC, Koenig SB, Bastin K, Wirostko WJ) Clin Pract 2011 May 16;1(2):e39 PMID: 24765300 PMCID: PMC3981238 05/16/2011    
  • Intraocular pressure elevation during radioactive plaque brachytherapy for uveal melanoma. (Bhatia SK, Covert DJ, Wirostko WJ) Arch Ophthalmol 2011 May;129(5):668-9 PMID: 21555626 05/11/2011       2 Citations
  • RetCam II Fluorescein Angiography to Guide Treatment and Diagnosis of Coats Disease. (Koozekanani DD, Connor TB Jr, Wirostko WJ) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2010 Mar 09:1-3 PMID: 20337287 03/27/2010    
  • Physician assessment of changing lesion size of predominantly classic choroidal neovascular membranes in age-related macular degeneration. (Covert DJ, Han DP, Kim JE, Connor TB Jr, Wirostko WJ, Moon SJ, Hamilton R) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2009 Nov-Dec;40(6):554-60 PMID: 19928720 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-72249116170 11/26/2009    
  • The possible role of systemic azithromycin for idiopathic iridocyclitis. (Wirostko BM, Wirostko WJ) Acta Ophthalmol 2010 May;88(3):e98-9 PMID: 19891670 11/07/2009    
  • Combined intravitreal anti-VEGF and verteporfin photodynamic therapy for juxtafoveal and extrafoveal choroidal neovascularization as an alternative to laser photocoagulation. (Han DP, McAllister JT, Weinberg DV, Kim JE, Wirostko WJ) Eye (Lond) 2010 Apr;24(4):713-6 PMID: 19498454 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77951107292 06/06/2009       13 Citations
  • Candida keratitis after descemet stripping and automated endothelial keratoplasty. (Koenig SB, Wirostko WJ, Fish RI, Covert DJ) Cornea 2009 May;28(4):471-3 PMID: 19411972 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650571774 05/05/2009       42 Citations
  • Complete and durable response of choroid metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer with systemic bevacizumab and chemotherapy. (George B, Wirostko WJ, Connor TB, Choong NW) J Thorac Oncol 2009 May;4(5):661-2 PMID: 19395911 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67651159238 04/28/2009       27 Citations
  • Microbiological spectrum of organisms isolated from explanted scleral buckles. (Wirostko WJ, Covert DJ, Han DP, Connor TB Jr, Kim JE, Hammersley J, Lindgren K) Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2009 Mar-Apr;40(2):201-2 PMID: 19320315 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-64849115805 03/27/2009       17 Citations
  • Risk factors for scleral buckle removal: a matched, case-control study. (Covert DJ, Wirostko WJ, Han DP, Lindgren KE, Hammersley JA, Connor TB, Kim JE) Am J Ophthalmol 2008 Sep;146(3):434-439 PMID: 18614132 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-49749125215 07/11/2008       15 Citations
  • Risk factors for scleral buckle removal: a matched, case-control study. (Covert DJ, Wirostko WJ, Han DP, Lindgren KE, Hammersley JA, Connor TB, Kim JE) Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 2008;106:171-7; discussion 177-8 PMID: 19277232 PMCID: PMC2646451 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-63049096912 01/01/2008       2 Citations
  • Photodynamic therapy for extrafoveal choroidal neovascularization associated with choroidal nevus. (Moon SJ, Wirostko WJ) Retina 2006 Apr;26(4):477-9 PMID: 16603973 04/11/2006       4 Citations
  • Central retinal vein occlusion in patients treated with long-term warfarin sodium (Coumadin) for anticoagulation. (Mruthyunjaya P, Wirostko WJ, Chandrashekhar R, Stinnett S, Lai JC, Deramo V, Tang J, Dev S, Postel EA, Connor TB, Fekrat S) Retina 2006 Mar;26(3):285-91 PMID: 16508428 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33646461756 03/02/2006       22 Citations
  • Staphylococcus hominis endophthalmitis associated with a capsular hypopyon. (Iyer MN, Wirostko WJ, Kim SH, Simons KB) Am J Ophthalmol 2005 May;139(5):930-2 PMID: 15860311 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-18144379812 04/30/2005       8 Citations
  • Intravitreally injected human immunoglobulin attenuates the effects of Staphylococcus aureus culture supernatant in a rabbit model of toxin-mediated endophthalmitis. (Perkins SL, Han DP, Burke JM, Schlievert PM, Wirostko WJ, Tarasewicz DG, Skumatz CM) Arch Ophthalmol 2004 Oct;122(10):1499-506 PMID: 15477462 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-5044224206 10/13/2004       6 Citations
  • Subconjunctival antibiotics for acute postcataract extraction endophthalmitis--is it necessary? (Iyer MN, Han DP, Yun HJ, Eastwood D, Kim JE, Connor TB, Wirostko WJ, Dev S) Am J Ophthalmol 2004 Jun;137(6):1120-1 PMID: 15183800 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-2942622117 06/09/2004       17 Citations
  • Age-related macular degeneration is an inflammatory disease possibly treatable with minocycline. (Wirostko E, Wirostko WJ, Wirostko BM) Acta Ophthalmol Scand 2004 Apr;82(2):243-4 PMID: 15043554 03/27/2004       6 Citations
  • Successful treatment of orthodontic-associated traumatic endophthalmitis. (Wirostko WJ, Kivlin JD) Am J Ophthalmol 2002 Sep;134(3):449-50 PMID: 12208264 09/05/2002       5 Citations
  • Subtenon's depot corticosteroid injections in patients with a history of corticosteroid-induced intraocular pressure elevation. (Levin DS, Han DP, Dev S, Wirostko WJ, Mieler WF, Connor TB, George V, Eastwood D) Am J Ophthalmol 2002 Feb;133(2):196-202 PMID: 11812422 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036141498 01/29/2002       42 Citations
  • Combined pars plana lensectomy-vitrectomy with open-loop flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens (AC IOL) implantation for subluxated lenses. (Kazemi S, Wirostko WJ, Sinha S, Mieler WF, Koenig SB, Sheth BP) Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 2000;98:247-51; discussion 251-3 PMID: 11190027 PMCID: PMC1298230 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034522541 02/24/2001       35 Citations
  • Vitrectomy for large vitreous opacity in retinitis pigmentosa. (Hong PH, Han DP, Burke JM, Wirostko WJ) Am J Ophthalmol 2001 Jan;131(1):133-4 PMID: 11162992 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035172230 02/13/2001       6 Citations
  • Complications of pneumatic retinopexy. (Wirostko WJ, Han DP, Perkins SL) Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2000 Jun;11(3):195-200 PMID: 10977227 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034080013 09/08/2000       17 Citations
  • A combination light-pipe, soft-tipped suction, and infusion cannula instrument for macular translocation. (Wirostko WJ, Mittra RA, Rao PK, Borrillo JL, Dev S, Mieler WF) Am J Ophthalmol 2000 Apr;129(4):549-51 PMID: 10764876 04/15/2000       4 Citations
  • Hypotony and retinal complications after aqueous humor shunt implantation: the 1999 Dohlman Lecture. (Wirostko WJ, Mieler WF, Levin DS, Law SK, Kalenak JW, Trible JR, Connor TB Jr, Pulido JS, Han DP) Int Ophthalmol Clin 2000;40(1):1-12 PMID: 10713910 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033970015 03/14/2000       4 Citations
  • Recurrent poststreptococcal uveitis. (Wirostko WJ, Connor TB Jr, Wagner PF) Arch Ophthalmol 1999 Dec;117(12):1649-50 PMID: 10604675 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033405609 12/22/1999       9 Citations
  • Acute dacryocystitis as a presenting sign of pediatric leukemia. (Wirostko WJ, Garcia GH, Cory S, Harris GJ) Am J Ophthalmol 1999 Jun;127(6):734-6 PMID: 10372893 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032997037 06/18/1999       9 Citations
  • Evaluating suspected papilledema with ocular echography. (Wirostko WJ, Ruttum MS, Lewandowski MF) J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 1998 Sep-Oct;35(5):290-1 PMID: 9867506 12/29/1998    
  • Suprachoroidal hemorrhage: outcome of surgical management according to hemorrhage severity. (Wirostko WJ, Han DP, Mieler WF, Pulido JS, Connor TB Jr, Kuhn E) Ophthalmology 1998 Dec;105(12):2271-5 PMID: 9855159 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032471770 12/17/1998       47 Citations
  • Selective thrombolysis of central retinal artery occlusion without long-term systemic heparinization. (Wirostko WJ, Pulido JS, Hendrix LE) Surg Neurol 1998 Nov;50(5):408-10 PMID: 9842863 12/08/1998       15 Citations
  • Scleritis-associated uveitis. (Wirostko WJ, Wirostko E) Ophthalmology 1997 Aug;104(8):1207-8 PMID: 9261302 08/01/1997       1 Citation
  • Mycoplasma-like organisms in Hodgkin's disease. (Johnson L, Wirostko E, Wirostko W, Wirostko B) Lancet 1996 Mar 30;347(9005):901-2 PMID: 8622416 03/30/1996       6 Citations
  • Mycoplasma-like organism induced murine cardiac microvasculopathy. A transmission electron microscopic study. (Johnson L, Wirostko E, Wirostko W, Rotterdam H) Pathol Res Pract 1993 May;189(4):448-52 PMID: 8351248 05/01/1993       3 Citations
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis in the mouse: induction by human mycoplasma-like organisms. (Johnson L, Wirostko E, Wirostko W) Int J Exp Pathol 1990 Oct;71(5):701-12 PMID: 2206991 PMCID: PMC2001986 10/01/1990       8 Citations
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis inflammatory eye disease. Parasitization of ocular leukocytes by mollicute-like organisms. (Wirostko E, Johnson L, Wirostko W) J Rheumatol 1989 Nov;16(11):1446-53 PMID: 2600945 11/01/1989       10 Citations
  • Crohn's disease uveitis. Parasitization of vitreous leukocytes by mollicute-like organisms. (Johnson LA, Wirostko E, Wirostko WJ) Am J Clin Pathol 1989 Mar;91(3):259-64 PMID: 2923094 03/01/1989       4 Citations
  • Mouse interstitial lung disease and pleuritis induction by human Mollicute-like organisms. (Wirostko E, Johnson LA, Wirostko WJ) Br J Exp Pathol 1988 Dec;69(6):891-902 PMID: 3219289 PMCID: PMC2013284 12/01/1988       7 Citations
  • Chronic intracellular leucocytoclastic bacterial vitritis. A transmission electron microscopic study of the monocytes. (Wirostko E, Johnson L, Wirostko W) J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 1988 Apr;20(2):463-70 PMID: 3395980 04/01/1988       5 Citations
  • Mouse lethal cardiovascular disease: induction by human leucocyte intracellular Mollicutes. (Johnson L, Wirostko E, Wirostko W) Br J Exp Pathol 1988 Apr;69(2):265-79 PMID: 3377965 PMCID: PMC2013212 04/01/1988       7 Citations
  • Mouse exophthalmic chronic orbital inflammatory disease. Induction by human leucocyte intracellular Mollicutes. (Wirostko E, Johnson L, Wirostko W) Virchows Arch A Pathol Anat Histopathol 1988;413(4):349-55 PMID: 3140479 01/01/1988       7 Citations
  • Chronic leucocytoclastic bacterial vitritis. A lymphocyte transmission electron microscopic study. (Wirostko E, Johnson L, Wirostko W) J Submicrosc Cytol 1987 Oct;19(4):651-6 PMID: 3430651 10/01/1987       6 Citations
  • Last update: 08/26/2019
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