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Features of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the General Adults and Their Dependency on Age, Sex, and Smoking: Results from the German KORA Study

Brandl, Caroline, Breinlich, Valentin Andreas, Stark, Klaus J., Enzinger, Sabrina, Aßenmacher, Matthias, Olden, Matthias, Grassmann, Felix, Graw, Jochen, Heier, Margit, Peters, Annette, Helbig, Horst, Küchenhoff, Helmut, Weber, Bernhard H. F. and Heid, Iris M. (2016) Features of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the General Adults and Their Dependency on Age, Sex, and Smoking: Results from the German KORA Study. PLoS ONE 11 (11), e0167181.

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Abstract

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a vision impairing disease of the central retina characterized by early and late forms in individuals older than 50 years of age. However, there is little knowledge to what extent also younger adults are affected. We have thus set out to estimate the prevalence of early AMD features and late AMD in a general adult population by acquiring color fundus ...

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Item type:Article
Date:28 November 2016
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Humangenetik
Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0167181DOI
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:35066
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