Tag: Diabetic retinopathy

Associations of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Framingham Cardiovascular Risk in African Type 2 Diabetics with Diabetic Retinopathy

The aim of this study was to see whether high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) and Framingham cardiovascular disease (CVD) were linked to diabetic retinopathy (DR). The most common cause of visual impairment (VD) in the world is DR. Methodologies: A cross-sectional analysis of 200 T2DM Central Africans was conducted. Using...
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Plasmapheresis in Ophthalmology

One of the most serious disabling factors in humans is loss of vision. It is estimated that the total number of such individuals accounts for millions worldwide. The significant spread of such diseases, affecting millions of people around the world, demonstrates the urgency of the issue. More than 1...
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Diabetic Retinopathy: Role of Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Defence System

Objectives: To estimate the oxidant/antioxidant status in type 2 diabetic patients with retinopathy and to compare the development of retinopathy with a number of independent variables (age, gender, education, body mass index, diabetes length, glycosylated haemoglobin, hypertension). Design of Analysis: Case-control study. Location and length of the study: Research...
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Investigation on the Usefulness of Serum Sorbito land Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A in Predicting Diabetic Retinopathy as Compared to Optical Coherence Tomography

This study was conducted to investigate the validity of serum sorbitol and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (VEGF-A) in diagnosing DR and differentiating it from diabetes without retinopathy (DNR). A cross-sectional study included 164 diabetes mellitus patients: 30 patients with no retinopathy (the control group), 86 patients with non-proliferative...
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