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Use of Serum Biomarkers in NVAMD

HomeRetina and VitreousAge-Related Macular Degeneration and Other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization

Title:  Use of Serum Biomarkers in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration (NVAMD)
Author:  Michael G. Taggart
Date:  08/20/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Age-related Macular Degeneration; AMD; Neovascular AMD;    Serum biomarkers; VEGF; Soluble FLT-1
Secondary CORE Category: Principles of Ophthalmology / Molecular Genetics
Diagnosis: Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Brief Description: This is a research presentation about the genetics and serum biomarkers for determining the risk of AMD. A review of neovascular AMD, risk genes, and environmental risk factors are discussed. The inflammatory serum biomarkers are discussed such as CRP. Levels of soluble FLT-1 level and their correlation with neovascular AMD is discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
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Identifier: Moran_CORE_17659
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