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Clinical and Genetic Factors Associated with Progression of Geographic Atrophy Lesions in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Weber, Bernhard H. F. , Grassmann, Felix, Fleckenstein, Monika, Chew, Emmily Y., Strunz, Tobias, Schmitz-Valkenberg, Steffen, Göbel, Arno P., Klein, Michael L., Ratnapariya, Rinki, Swaroop, Anand and Holz, Frank G. (2015) Clinical and Genetic Factors Associated with Progression of Geographic Atrophy Lesions in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. PLoS ONE 10 (5), pp. 1-13.

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Abstract

Worldwide, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a serious threat to vision loss in individuals over 50 years of age with a pooled prevalence of approximately 9%. For 2020, the number of people afflicted with this condition is estimated to reach 200 million. While AMD lesions presenting as geographic atrophy (GA) show high inter-individual variability, only little is known about prognostic ...

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Item type:Article
Date:11 March 2015
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Humangenetik
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0126636DOI
Article ID: e0126636UNSPECIFIED
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:31970
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