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Involvement of Renin-Angiotensin System in Retinopathy of Prematurity – A Possible Target for Therapeutic Intervention

Renin Angiotensin System is the potent mechanism involved in the homeostatic control of arterial pressure, tissue perfusion, and extracellular volume. The key initiator molecule of this system-renin is…

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Comprehensive Retinal Image Analysis for Aggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retinopathy of Prematurity is a progressive disorder that affects premature infants of very low birth weight, who have been exposed to high ambient oxygen concentrations such as…

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The Accuracy of Diagnostic Methods for Diabetic Retinopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In 1997, the Expert Committee on the Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus stated that the diagnosis of diabetes should focus simultaneously on plasma glucose concentrations and its…

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Impairment of Colour Vision in Diabetes with No Retinopathy

Various studies have demonstrated that individuals with diabetic retinopathy can present with impairment of colour (ICV) and that the severity of ICV increases with increase in the severity of retinopathy and presence of…

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Retinopathy may be risk factor for cerebrovascular disease

In women aged 65 years and older, retinopathy is a marker for cerebrovascular disease that manifests as deficits in global cognition, a recent study found. Key Point: Retinopathy as a marker of small vessel disease is a risk factor for cerebrovascular disease in women aged 65 years and older. Proactive… 

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