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Common variants in the complement factor H gene confer genetic susceptibility to central serous chorioretinopathy.
PURPOSE To investigate whether complement factor H (CFH) gene DNA variants are associated with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR). DESIGN Cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS A case-controlExpand
The Association of Elastin Gene Variants with Two Angiographic Subtypes of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy
Objective To compare the association of elastin (ELN) gene variants between two different angiographic phenotypes of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Methods We included 411 treatment-naïveExpand
A Common Complement C3 Variant Is Associated with Protection against Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration in a Japanese Population
Background Genetic variants in the complement component 3 gene (C3) have been shown to be associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Caucasian populations of European descent. InExpand
Difference between age-related macular degeneration and polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy in the hereditary contribution of the A69S variant of the age-related maculopathy susceptibility 2 gene
Purpose To investigate whether the A69S variant of the age-related maculopathy susceptibility 2 gene (ARMS2) has a different hereditary contribution in neovascular age-related macular degenerationExpand
Evaluation of clinical and genetic indicators for the early response to intravitreal ranibizumab in exudative age-related macular degeneration.
AIM This study was conducted to evaluate the possible clinical and genetic indicators for an early response to intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) in exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Expand
Comparison of the Outcomes of Photodynamic Therapy between Two Angiographic Subtypes of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy
Background: To compare the outcomes of photodynamic therapy (PDT) between two different angiographic subtypes of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Methods: Ninety-three consecutive cases ofExpand
Prediction of severe retinopathy of prematurity using the weight gain, insulin-like growth factor 1, and neonatal retinopathy of prematurity algorithm in a Japanese population of preterm infants
Purpose To retrospectively investigate the sensitivity and specificity of weight gain, insulin-like growth factor 1, and neonatal retinopathy of prematurity (WINROP) algorithm for the prediction ofExpand
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Tit le A Common Complement C 3 Variant Is Associated with Protect ion against Wet Age-Related Macular Degenerat ion in a Japanese
Background: Genetic variants in the complement component 3 gene (C3) have been shown to be associated with agerelated macular degeneration (AMD) in Caucasian populations of European descent. InExpand