Sevda Ertekin

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PURPOSE In the present study, we aimed to investigate the changes in plasma miRNA in patients with wet age-related macular degeneration. METHODS The expression profiles of 384 miRNAs in plasma from 33 patients (22 male, 11 female) who were diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration with fundus examination, fundus fluorescein angiography, and(More)
PurposeIn the present study, we aimed to investigate the changes in plasma microRNA (miRNA) levels in premature infants diagnosed with premature retinopathy (ROP).Patients and methodsIn order to investigate the relationship of miRNAs with ROP, 13 premature infants admitted to Mersin University, Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology and diagnosed with(More)
OBJECTIVE This study evaluates retinal toxicity due to endoillumination with the light-emitting diode (LED) light source in comparison to endoillumination with xenon light source. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-five eyes of 14 New Zealand pigmented rabbits were used in the study. The LED light (Omesis Medical Systems, Turkey) group was composed of 7 right(More)
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