Pre- and postoperative C-reactive protein levels in patients with cataract and age-related macular degeneration.

@article{Zaliuniene2007PreAP,
  title={Pre- and postoperative C-reactive protein levels in patients with cataract and age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Dalia Zaliuniene and Alvydas Paunksnis and Olivija Gustienė and Julija Brazdzionyte and Remigijus Zaliunas},
  journal={European journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={919-27}
}
PURPOSE To assess whether patients with early or intermediate forms of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) benefit from cataract surgery in terms of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity, and to determine the levels of high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) as a systemic marker of inflammation before and after cataract surgery in patients with AMD. METHODS Three groups of patients (n=132) were studied at baseline and 8-12 weeks later: 1) a study group of patients with AMD who… CONTINUE READING
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