The p53 codon 72 polymorphism (rs1042522) is associated with proliferative vitreoretinopathy: the Retina 4 Project.

PURPOSE To compare the distribution of a p53 gene polymorphism among European subjects undergoing primary retinal detachment (RD) surgery in relation to the development of proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR). DESIGN Case-controlled gene association study conducted as a component of the Retina 4 Project (a European multicenter study). PARTICIPANTS AND… CONTINUE READING