Retinal degeneration

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Retinal degeneration

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Retinal degeneration" returned 246 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of anti-retinal autoantibodies in different stages of Age-related macular degeneration.
 

Author(s): Grazyna Adamus, Emily Y Chew, Frederick L Ferris, Michael L Klein

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in older adults. Anti-retinal autoantibodies (AAbs) have been found in individuals with AMD. The goal of the study was to determine the AAb specificity in different stages of AMD, and determine whether ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Quantitative autofluorescence as a clinical tool for expedited differential diagnosis of retinal degeneration.
 

Author(s): Marcela Marsiglia, Winston Lee, Vinit B Mahajan, Jana Zernant, François C Delori, Stephen H Tsang, Janet R Sparrow

Journal: JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb;133(2):219-20.

 

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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Arginase 2 deficiency prevents oxidative stress and limits hyperoxia-induced retinal vascular degeneration.
 

Author(s): Jutamas Suwanpradid, Modesto Rojas, M Ali Behzadian, R William Caldwell, Ruth B Caldwell

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Hyperoxia exposure of premature infants causes obliteration of the immature retinal microvessels, leading to a condition of proliferative vitreoretinal neovascularization termed retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Previous work has demonstrated that the hyperoxia-induced vascular injury ...

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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The terms "Retinal degeneration" returned 33 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Complement system in pathogenesis of AMD: dual player in degeneration and protection of retinal tissue.
 

Author(s): Milosz P Kawa, Anna Machalinska, Dorota Roginska, Boguslaw Machalinski

Journal: J Immunol Res. 2014 ;2014():483960.

 

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, especially in Western countries. Although the prevalence, risk factors, and clinical course of the disease are well described, its pathogenesis is not entirely elucidated. AMD is associated ...

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2014

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General pathophysiology in retinal degeneration.
 

Author(s): Katherine J Wert, Jonathan H Lin, Stephen H Tsang

Journal: Dev Ophthalmol. 2014 ;53():33-43.

 

Retinal degeneration, including that seen in age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa (RP), is the most common form of neural degenerative disease in the world. There is great genetic and allelic heterogeneity of the various retinal dystrophies. Classifications of ...

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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Progress on retinal image analysis for age related macular degeneration.
 

Author(s): Yogesan Kanagasingam, Alauddin Bhuiyan, Michael D Abràmoff, R Theodore Smith, Leonard Goldschmidt, Tien Y Wong

Journal: Prog Retin Eye Res. 2014 Jan;38():20-42.

 

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in those over the age of 50 years in the developed countries. The number is expected to increase by ∼1.5 fold over the next ten years due to an increase in aging population. One of the main measures of AMD ...

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Molecular Genetics of Retinal Degenerations
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degeneration; Retinitis Pigmentosa

 

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2014

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Treatment of Cystoid Macular Edema in Patients With Retinal Degeneration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degenerations

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2014

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Color Vision as a Measure for Inherited Retinal Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Healthy Volunteer; Retinal Disease; Inherited Retinal Degeneration

 

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2015

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