A Systematic Meta-Analysis of Genetic Association Studies for Diabetic Retinopathy

  title={A Systematic Meta-Analysis of Genetic Association Studies for Diabetic Retinopathy},
  author={Sotoodeh Abhary and Alex W. Hewitt and Kathryn P Burdon and Jamie Evan Craig},
OBJECTIVE Diabetic retinopathy is a sight-threatening microvascular complication of diabetes with a complex multifactorial pathogenesis. A systematic meta-analysis was undertaken to collectively assess genetic studies and determine which previously investigated polymorphisms are associated with diabetic retinopathy. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS All studies investigating the association of genetic variants with the development of diabetic retinopathy were identified in PubMed and ISI Web of… CONTINUE READING
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