Profile of intraocular tumour necrosis factor-α and interleukin-6 in diabetic subjects with different degrees of diabetic retinopathy.

@article{Gustavsson2013ProfileOI,
  title={Profile of intraocular tumour necrosis factor-α and interleukin-6 in diabetic subjects with different degrees of diabetic retinopathy.},
  author={Carin Gustavsson and C. -D. Agardh and Elisabet Agardh},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 5},
  pages={445-52}
}
PURPOSE To assess and correlate the levels of inflammatory mediators in the eyes from non-diabetic and diabetic subjects without retinopathy (NDR), with non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR) or with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) to corresponding erum levels. METHODS The levels of interleukin 1β, interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) were analysed by an ELISA-mimicking technique in the vitreous from 26 diabetic subjects with active PDR and 27 non-diabetic… CONTINUE READING

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