Vascular outcome in men with asymptomatic retinal cholesterol emboli. A cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether asymptomatic retinal cholesterol embolism is a risk factor for vascular events. DESIGN Cohort study with retrospectively selected controls. SETTING A Veterans Affairs medical center. PATIENTS 70 consecutive patients with asymptomatic retinal cholesterol emboli on dilated ocular examination in an eye clinic and 70… (More)

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