The epidemiology of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: geographical variation and clinical associations

@article{Mitry2009TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: geographical variation and clinical associations},
  author={D. Mitry and D. G. Charteris and B. Fleck and H. Campbell and J. Singh},
  journal={British Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={94},
  pages={678 - 684}
}
  • D. Mitry, D. G. Charteris, +2 authors J. Singh
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Aims/Background Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) is a potentially blinding condition. Obtaining an accurate estimate of RRD incidence in the population is essential in understanding the healthcare burden related to this disorder. Methods A systematic review of all population-based epidemiology studies of RRD published between January 1970 and January 2009 from Medline database searches was performed. Results RRD incidence demonstrates significant geographical variation and its incidence… CONTINUE READING
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