The role of growth factors in the development of diabetic retinopathy.

  • Paul S. Sharp
  • Published 1995 in Metabolism: clinical and experimental


Proliferation of retinal blood vessels is one of the most striking features of advanced diabetic retinopathy. This feature has led to the conclusion that the normal balance of growth factors, which usually serves to keep angiogenesis in check, is disturbed in diabetic retinopathy. A considerable amount of work has been performed in the field of angiogenesis… (More)


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