[Cell biology of intraocular vascular diseases].

  title={[Cell biology of intraocular vascular diseases].},
  author={Teruo Ishibashi},
  journal={Nippon Ganka Gakkai zasshi},
  volume={103 12},
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) still remains the leading cause of blindness in the working population of Japan and western world, though therapies such as retinal photocoagulation and vitrectomy can be remarkably effective when administered at an appropriate stage in the disease process. Consequently, there is a need for further investigation of the pathogenesis of DR to develop better therapy. DR is characterized by gradually progressive alterations in the retinal microvasculature, leading to three… CONTINUE READING


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