The Risk of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma and Glutathione S- Transferase M1 and T1 Polymorphism among Egyptians

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Purpose: Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, is characterized by changes in the optic disc and visual field defects. The elevated intraocular pressure was considered the prime factor responsible for the glaucomatous optic neuropathy involving death of retinal ganglion cells and their axons. Extensive investigations into the pathophysiology of… (More)

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@inproceedings{Rasool2010TheRO, title={The Risk of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma and Glutathione S- Transferase M1 and T1 Polymorphism among Egyptians}, author={Hoiyda A Abdel Rasool and Shahira Riad Nowier and Moataz E Gheith and Ahmed T.S. Saif and Somaia Ismail}, year={2010} }