Complement Factor P in choroidal neovascular membranes of patients with age-related macular degeneration.

@article{WolfSchnurrbusch2009ComplementFP,
  title={Complement Factor P in choroidal neovascular membranes of patients with age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Ute Wolf-Schnurrbusch and Anna Katharina Stuck and Roberto Hess and Sebastian Wolf and Volker Enzmann},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={966-73}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate whether complement Factor P (properdin) was present in surgically removed choroidal neovascular membranes of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to investigate whether associated pre- and postoperative clinical characteristics can be correlated. METHODS The study population consisted of 26 AMD patients (26 eyes) with the exclusion criterion of prior treatment of the choroidal neovascular membranes. Factor P was detected immunocytochemically on paraffin… CONTINUE READING