Retinal vessel abnormalities predict coronary artery diseases.

@article{Tabatabaee2013RetinalVA,
  title={Retinal vessel abnormalities predict coronary artery diseases.},
  author={Ali A. Alavi Tabatabaee and M R Asharin and Mohammad Hossein Dehghan and Mohammad Reza Pourbehi and Mojdeh Nasiri-Ahmadabadi and Majid Assadi},
  journal={Perfusion},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={232-7}
}
BACKGROUND There are limited data supporting an association between retinal microvascular changes and cardiovascular mortality, but there is no convincing evidence of an independent or direct association with atherosclerosis in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients. The present study examines the relationship between retinal microvascular changes and angiographic findings. METHODS Patients who were candidates for angiography were, at first, referred to the ophthalmology department for the… CONTINUE READING
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