Short-term oral pentoxifylline use increases choroidal blood flow in patients with age-related macular degeneration.

@article{Kruger1998ShorttermOP,
  title={Short-term oral pentoxifylline use increases choroidal blood flow in patients with age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Anton Kruger and Bettina Matulla and Michael Wolzt and Stefan Pieh and Karin Strenn and Oliver Findl and H. G. Eichler and Leopold Schmetterer},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1998},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={27-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the ocular hemodynamic effects of a 3-month oral treatment with pentoxifylline in patients with nonexudative age-related macular degeneration. DESIGN Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, parallel group study. SETTING Outpatient clinic of the Department of Ophthalmology, Vienna University, Vienna, Austria, that specializes in age-related macular degeneration. METHODS Forty patients with age-related macular degeneration received pentoxifylline (400 mg 3 times a… CONTINUE READING
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