Evaluation of new and established age-related macular degeneration susceptibility genes in the Women's Health Initiative Sight Exam (WHI-SE) Study.

@article{Peter2011EvaluationON,
  title={Evaluation of new and established age-related macular degeneration susceptibility genes in the Women's Health Initiative Sight Exam (WHI-SE) Study.},
  author={Inga Peter and Gordon S. Huggins and Jos{\'e} M. Ordov{\'a}s and M. M. Haan and Johanna M. Seddon},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={152 6},
  pages={1005-1013.e1}
}
PURPOSE To assess whether established and newly reported genetic variants, independent of known lifestyle factors, are associated with the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) among women participating in the Women's Health Initiative Sight Exam (WHI-SE) Genetic Ancillary Study. DESIGN Multicenter case-control study. METHODS One hundred and forty-six women with intermediate and late stages of AMD and 1269 subjects without AMD underwent ocular examinations and fundus photography to… CONTINUE READING
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