Blood and lens lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in normal individuals, senile and diabetic cataractous patients.

@article{Donma2002BloodAL,
  title={Blood and lens lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in normal individuals, senile and diabetic cataractous patients.},
  author={Orkide Donma and Eda Yorulmaz and Hamiyet Pekel and Nezir Suyug{\"u}l},
  journal={Current eye research},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={9-16}
}
PURPOSE Oxidative mechanisms are believed to play an important role in the pathogenesis of cataract, the most important cause of visual impairment at advanced age. To determine the body's antioxidant status as well as its lipid peroxidation levels, both blood and lens parameters were evaluated. METHODS This study was performed on the blood samples and lenses obtained from 46 patients diagnosed as having cataract and 20 control subjects. The control group was composed of 10 women and 10 men… CONTINUE READING

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