Albumin and transthyretin as risk factors for cataract: the POLA study.

  title={Albumin and transthyretin as risk factors for cataract: the POLA study.},
  author={C{\'e}cile Delcourt and A E Dupuy and Isabelle Carri{\`e}re and Annie Lacroux and Jean-Paul Cristol},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={123 2},
OBJECTIVE To assess the associations of markers of protein nutrition (plasma albumin and transthyretin) with cataract. METHODS The Pathologies Oculaires Liées à l'Age (POLA) Study (1995-1997) is a population-based study on age-related eye diseases, performed in 2584 residents of Sète (South of France), aged 60 to 95 years. Cataract classification was based on a standardized lens examination at slitlamp according to Lens Opacities Classification System III. RESULTS After multivariate… CONTINUE READING


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