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Comp-Ang1: A Novel Treatment for Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

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Title:  Comp-Ang1:  A Novel Treatment for Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
Author: Wyatt Messenger
Date:  09/10/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: CRAO; Central retinal artery occlusion; Comp-ang1; Mueller cells
Diagnosis: CRAO
Brief Description: This is a research presentation of the potential of Comp-ang1 as a therapy for central retinal artery occlusion  (CRAO). A discussion of current treatments for CRAO is presented, although there is, at the time of this presentation, no proven treatment for CRAO. Comp-ang1 is studied in mice for its effects on the ischemic damage to the retina and whether it improved visual function. The data for these studies is discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17626
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