Joseph Sassani, MD, MHA

    • 2022 Citations
    • 26 h-Index
    1977 …2020

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    Research Output

    2020
    2019

    Efficacy and safety of a novel naltrexone treatment for dry eye in type 1 diabetes

    McLaughlin, P. J., Sassani, J. W., Titunick, M. B. & Zagon, I. S., Jan 28 2019, In : BMC Ophthalmology. 19, 1, 35.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Scopus citations

    Ocular pathology

    Yanoff, M. & Sassani, J. W., Jan 1 2019, Elsevier. 798 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2017

    Topical Naltrexone is a Safe and Effective Alternative to Standard Treatment of Diabetic Wounds

    McLaughlin, P. J., Cain, J. D., Titunick, M. B., Sassani, J. W. & Zagon, I. S., Sep 2017, In : Advances in Wound Care. 6, 9, p. 279-288 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    9 Scopus citations
    2016
    10 Scopus citations
    9 Scopus citations
    2015

    Secondary corneal amyloidosis after perforating corneal trauma: A series of 5 cases and review of the literature

    Saleh, S., Brownstein, S., Manusow, J. S., Jastrzebski, A., Lam, K., Sassani, J. W., Mintsioulis, G. & Gilberg, S. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Survey of Ophthalmology. 60, 6, p. 590-595 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2014

    Ocular Pathology: Seventh Edition

    Yanoff, M. & Sassani, J. W., May 27 2014, Elsevier Inc. 701 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2 Scopus citations
    22 Scopus citations
    2012
    12 Scopus citations
    2010
    35 Scopus citations

    Failure of radiation therapy in orbital xanthogranuloma

    Ebrahimi, K. B., Miller, N. R., Sassani, J. W., Iliff, N. T. & Green, W. R., Jul 1 2010, In : Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. 26, 4, p. 259-264 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations

    Linkage of posterior amorphous corneal dystrophy to chromosome 12q21.33 and exclusion of coding region mutations in KERA, LUM, DCN, and EPYC

    Aldave, A. J., Rosenwasser, G. O. D., Yellore, V. S., Papp, J. C., Sobel, E. M., Pham, M. N., Chen, M. C., Dandekar, S., Sripracha, R., Rayner, S. A., Sassani, J. W. & Gorin, M. B., Aug 2010, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 51, 8, p. 4006-4012 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    16 Scopus citations
    4 Scopus citations

    The Wages of CIN Research

    Sassani, J., Apr 1 2010, In : Ophthalmology. 117, 4, p. 647-648 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Topical application of naltrexone facilitates reepithelialization of the cornea in diabetic rabbits

    Zagon, I. S., Sassani, J. W., Carroll, M. A. & McLaughlin, P. J., Feb 15 2010, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 81, 2-3, p. 248-255 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22 Scopus citations
    2009

    Dry eye reversal and corneal sensation restoration with topical naltrexone in diabetes mellitus

    Zagon, I. S., Klocek, M. S., Sassani, J. W. & McLaughlin, P. J., Nov 2009, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 127, 11, p. 1468-1473 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    35 Scopus citations
    20 Scopus citations
    2008

    Author's response

    Sassani, J., Sep 1 2008, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 23, 5, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Health administration education for physicians: Why?

    Ziegenfuss, J. T. & Sassani, J. W., Jan 1 2008, In : American Journal of Medical Quality. 23, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    3 Scopus citations

    Prevention of exuberant granulation tissue and neovascularization in the rat cornea by naltrexone

    Zagon, I. S., Klocek, M. S., Griffith, J. W., Sassani, J. W., Komáromy, A. M. & McLaughlin, P. J., Apr 2008, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 126, 4, p. 501-506 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations
    2007
    20 Scopus citations
    31 Scopus citations

    Use of topical insulin to normalize corneal epithelial healing in diabetes mellitus

    Zagon, I. S., Klocek, M. S., Sassani, J. W. & McLaughlin, P. J., Aug 1 2007, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 125, 8, p. 1082-1088 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    60 Scopus citations
    2006
    15 Scopus citations

    Corneal safety of topically applied naltrexone

    Zagon, I. S., Klocek, M. S., Sassani, J. W., Mauger, D. T. & McLaughlin, P. J., Oct 1 2006, In : Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 22, 5, p. 377-387 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    19 Scopus citations

    Insulin treatment ameliorates impaired corneal reepithelialization in diabetic rats

    Zagon, I. S., Sassani, J. W. & McLaughlin, P. J., Jul 27 2006, In : Diabetes. 55, 4, p. 1141-1147 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    48 Scopus citations
    26 Scopus citations

    X-linked retinoschisis: Novel mutation in the initiation codon of the xlrs1 gene in a large family

    Kim, D. Y., Neely, K. A., Sassani, J. W., Vrabec, T. R., Tantri, A., Frost, A. & Donoso, L. A., Oct 1 2006, In : Retina. 26, 8, p. 940-946 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    8 Scopus citations
    2005
    26 Scopus citations

    Simulating the continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis procedure during cataract surgery on the EYESI™ system

    Webster, R., Sassani, J., Shenk, R., Harris, M., Gerber, J., Benson, A., Blumenstock, J., Billman, C. & Haluck, R., Jan 1 2005, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 13: The Magical Next Becomes the Medical Now, MMVR 2005. IOS Press, p. 592-595 4 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 111).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    38 Scopus citations

    The health policy and legislative awareness initiative at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine: Theory meets practice

    Quraishi, S. A., Orkin, F. K., Weitekamp, M. R., Khalid, A. N. & Sassani, J. W., May 2005, In : Academic Medicine. 80, 5, p. 443-447 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    10 Scopus citations
    2004

    A haptic surgical simulator for the continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis procedure during cataract surgery

    Webster, R., Sassani, J., Shenk, R. & Good, N., Jan 1 2004, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 12 - Building a Better You: The Next Tools for Medical Education, Diagnosis and Care. IOS Press, p. 404-406 3 p. (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; vol. 98).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    20 Scopus citations
    2003

    Immunoelectron microscopic localization of the opioid growth factor receptor (OGFr) and OGF in the cornea

    Zagon, I. S., Ruth, T. B., Leure-DuPree, A. E., Sassani, J. W. & McLaughlin, P. J., Mar 28 2003, In : Brain research. 967, 1-2, p. 37-47 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    40 Scopus citations

    Opioid growth factor modulation of corneal epithelium: Uppers and downers

    Sassani, J. W., Zagon, I. S. & McLaughlin, P. J., May 1 2003, In : Current Eye Research. 26, 5, p. 249-262 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    14 Scopus citations

    Overview

    Sassani, J. W. & Ziegenfuss, J. T., Dec 1 2003, Portable Health Administration. Elsevier Inc., p. 3-15 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Physician Rewards in the Academic Medical Center

    Sassani, J. W., Dec 1 2003, Portable Health Administration. Elsevier Inc., p. 253-266 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Scopus citations

    Portable Health Administration

    Ziegenfuss, J. T. & Sassani, J. W., Dec 2003, Elsevier Inc. 327 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    1 Scopus citations

    Quality Care and Academic Medical Centers: The Need for Physician Education

    Sassani, J. W., Dec 1 2003, Portable Health Administration. Elsevier Inc., p. 155-172 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2002

    Naltrexone, an opioid antagonist, facilitates reepithelialization of the cornea in diabetic rat

    Zagon, I. S., Jenkins, J. B., Sassani, J. W., Wylie, J. D., Ruth, T. B., Fry, J. L., Max Lang, C. & McLaughlin, P. J., Oct 1 2002, In : Diabetes. 51, 10, p. 3055-3062 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    60 Scopus citations
    2001

    Epithelial adhesion complexes and organ culture of the human cornea

    Zagon, I. S., Sassani, J. W., Ruth, T. B. & McLaughlin, P. J., May 11 2001, In : Brain research. 900, 2, p. 205-213 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    18 Scopus citations
    2000

    Cellular dynamics of corneal wound re-epithelialization in the rat III. Mitotic activity

    Zagon, I. S., Sassani, J. W., Ruth, T. B. & McLaughlin, P. J., Nov 3 2000, In : Brain research. 882, 1-2, p. 169-179 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    22 Scopus citations
    72 Scopus citations

    Supervision during automated perimetry.

    Johnson, L. N., Sassani, J. W. & Aminlari, A., Aug 2000, In : Ophthalmology. 107, 8, p. 1439-1440 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    1999
    12 Scopus citations
    17 Scopus citations

    Topical therapies for glaucoma: What family physicians need to know

    Lewis, P., Phillips, T. G. & Sassani, J., Apr 1 1999, In : American Family Physician. 59, 7, p. 1871-1879 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    11 Scopus citations
    1998

    Re-epithelialization of the rabbit cornea is regulated by opioid growth factor

    Zagon, I. S., Sassani, J. W. & McLaughlin, P. J., Aug 24 1998, In : Brain research. 803, 1-2, p. 61-68 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    50 Scopus citations

    Re-epithelialization of the rat cornea is accelerated by blockade of opioid receptors

    Zagon, I. S., Sassani, J. W. & McLaughlin, P. J., Jul 6 1998, In : Brain research. 798, 1-2, p. 254-260 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    43 Scopus citations
    22 Scopus citations