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The Role of Decorin in the Pathogenesis of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Schneider, Magdalena (2017) The Role of Decorin in the Pathogenesis of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), one of the leading causes for blindness in the western world, is defined as a progressive optic neuropathy which is characterized by the loss of retinal ganglion cells. Various randomized multicenter studies could show that an elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), which is too high for the health of the eye, is the main risk factor to develop POAG ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Das primäre Offenwinkelglaukom (POWG), eine der häufigsten Erblindungsursachen weltweit, ist als eine progressive Optikusneuropathie definiert, welche druch den Verlust retinaler Ganglienzellen charakterisiert ist. Mehrere randomisierte Multicenterstudien konnten zeigen, dass ein erhöhter intraokulärer Druck (IOD) der Hauptrisikofaktor für die Entstehung eines POWGs ist. Es ist weithin ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:8 December 2017
Referee:Prof. Dr. Rudolf Fuchshofer
Date of exam:8 December 2016
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Anatomie
Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Anatomie > Lehrstuhl für Humananatomie und Embryologie
Keywords:Decorin, TGF beta, CTGF, Primary open angle glaucoma, Trabecular Meshwork, Optic Nerve
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 500 Natural sciences & mathematics
500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:34995
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