The association between serum uric acid and glaucoma severity in primary angle closure glaucoma: a retrospective case-control study

@inproceedings{Li2017TheAB,
  title={The association between serum uric acid and glaucoma severity in primary angle closure glaucoma: a retrospective case-control study},
  author={Shengjie Li and Mingxi Shao and Binghua Tang and A. Liangfu Zhang and Wenjun Cao and Xinghuai Sun},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2017}
}
Uric acid (UA) is a major antioxidant molecule and has been hypothesized to have a protective effect on the central nervous system against oxidative damage. We prospectively investigated the serum concentration of UA in primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG), and explored the association between serum concentration of UA and the severity of PACG. Using a retrospective case-control study design, 886 PACG subjects and 994 control subjects who attended the Eye & ENT Hospital of Fudan University… CONTINUE READING

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