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A common haplotype in the complement regulatory gene factor H (HF1/CFH) predisposes individuals to age-related macular degeneration.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most frequent cause of irreversible blindness in the elderly in developed countries. Our previous studies implicated activation of complement in theExpand
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INDOCYANINE GREEN VIDEOANGIOGRAPHY OF IDIOPATHIC POLYPOIDAL CHOROIDAL VASCULOPATHY
Purpose: To identify the precise choroidal abnormalities associated with idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (IPCV), patients with IPCV were examined with indocyanine green (ICG)Expand
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Dietary Carotenoids, Vitamins A, C, and E, and Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Objective. —To evaluate the relationships between dietary intake of carotenoids and vitamins A, C, and E and the risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause ofExpand
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Idiopathic macular telangiectasia.
OBJECTIVES To review the frequency and nature of idiopathic macular telangiectasia and to classify the disorders based on new clinical and imaging observations. METHODS A combined retrospective andExpand
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The expanding clinical spectrum of idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy.
OBJECTIVE To expand the clinical spectrum of idiopathic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy based on historical cases and newly recognized observations. METHODS A review of the previously reported 45Expand
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IDIOPATHIC POLYPOIDAL CHOROIDAL VASCULOPATHY (IPCV)
Eleven patients, 40 to 71 years old, had a choroidal vasculopathy that led to hemorrhagic and exudative macular degeneration. The patients had peculiar polypoidal, subretinal, vascular lesionsExpand
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RETINAL ANGIOMATOUS PROLIFERATION IN AGE–RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
Background It is known that choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) may erode through the retinal pigment epithelium, infiltrate the neurosensory retina, andExpand
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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and neovascularized age-related macular degeneration.
OBJECTIVE To determine the nature and frequency of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) in a series of patients suspected of having neovascularized age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Expand
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Dietary fat and risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between intake of total and specific types of fat and risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of irreversible blindness inExpand
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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy: a review.
More than a quarter century has passed since the original description of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) in 1982 as a peculiar hemorrhagic disorder involving the macula characterized byExpand
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