Vascular risk factors and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: a follow-up of a national cohort of Swedish men

@article{Farioli2015VascularRF,
  title={Vascular risk factors and rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: a follow-up of a national cohort of Swedish men},
  author={A. Farioli and T. Hemmingsson and D. Kriebel},
  journal={British Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={100},
  pages={907 - 913}
}
  • A. Farioli, T. Hemmingsson, D. Kriebel
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Background We aimed to investigate the role of vascular risk factors in the genesis of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) using data from a large cohort of Swedish conscripts. Methods We used data from a nationwide cohort of 49 321 Swedish men born during 1949–1951, conscripted for compulsory military service in 1969–1970 with nearly complete follow-up to 2009. Information on surgically treated RRD between 1973 and 2009 was collected from the National Patient Register. We fitted Cox… CONTINUE READING
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