Blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and the incidence of age-related maculopathy: the Rotterdam Study.

@article{Leeuwen2003BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and the incidence of age-related maculopathy: the Rotterdam Study.},
  author={Redmer van Leeuwen and M. Kamran Ikram and Johannes R. Vingerling and Jacqueline C. M. Witteman and Albert Hofman and Paulus T. V. M. de Jong},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 9},
  pages={3771-7}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether blood pressure and subclinical atherosclerosis are associated with incident age-related maculopathy (ARM). METHODS The study was performed within the Rotterdam Study, a population-based, prospective cohort study in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. A total of 4822 subjects who at baseline were aged 55 years more, were free of ARM, and participated in at least one of two follow-up examinations after a mean of 2 and 6.5 years, were included in the study. At baseline… CONTINUE READING
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