Retinal degeneration

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Retinal degeneration

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Retinal degeneration" returned 383 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Retinal vascular flow and choroidal thickness in eyes with early age-related macular degeneration with reticular pseudodrusen.
 

Author(s): So Min Ahn, Suk Yeon Lee, Soon-Young Hwang, Seong-Woo Kim, Jaeryung Oh, Cheolmin Yun

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To investigate the characteristics of retinal vessels and retinal thickness in eyes with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with or without reticular pseudodrusen.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bilateral rhegmatogenous retinal detachment due to unusual retinal degeneration in Down syndrome: A case report.
 

Author(s): Yumiko Yonemoto, Seita Morishita, Masanori Fukumoto, Masashi Mimura, Takaki Sato, Teruyo Kida, Shota Kojima, Hidehiro Oku, Jun Sugasawa, Tsunehiko Ikeda

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(22):e10896.

 

The aim of this study was to report a case of Down syndrome (DS) complicated with bilateral retinal detachment (RD) due to unusual retinal degeneration.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A model to study complement involvement in experimental retinal degeneration.
 

Author(s): Camilla Mohlin, Kerstin Sandholm, Anders Kvanta, Kristina N Ekdahl, Kjell Johansson

Journal: Ups. J. Med. Sci.. 2018 Mar;123(1):28-42.

 

The complement system (CS) plays a role in the pathogenesis of a number of ocular diseases, including diabetic retinopathy (DR), glaucoma, uveitis, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Given that many of the complex eye-related degenerative diseases have limited treatment opportunities, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Retinal degeneration" returned 50 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Biochemical Measurements of Free Opsin in Macular Degeneration Eyes: Examining the 11- Retinal Deficiency Hypothesis of Delayed Dark Adaptation (An American Ophthalmological Society Thesis).
 

Author(s): Anne Hanneken, Thomas Neikirk, Jennifer Johnson, Masahiro Kono

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To test the hypothesis that delayed dark adaptation in patients with macular degeneration is due to an excess of free unliganded opsin (apo-opsin) and a deficiency of the visual chromophore, 11 retinal, in rod outer segments.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Progress of stem/progenitor cell-based therapy for retinal degeneration.
 

Author(s): Zhimin Tang, Yi Zhang, Yuyao Wang, Dandan Zhang, Bingqiao Shen, Min Luo, Ping Gu

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Retinal degeneration (RD), such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa, is one of the leading causes of blindness. Presently, no satisfactory therapeutic options are available for these diseases principally because the retina and retinal pigmented epithelium ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Neuroprotective Strategy in Retinal Degeneration: Suppressing ER Stress-Induced Cell Death via Inhibition of the mTOR Signal.
 

Author(s): Bin Fan, Ying-Jian Sun, Shu-Yan Liu, Lin Che, Guang-Yu Li

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The retina is a specialized sensory organ, which is essential for light detection and visual formation in the human eye. Inherited retinal degenerations are a heterogeneous group of eye diseases that can eventually cause permanent vision loss. UPR (unfolded protein response) and ER ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Natural History Study of CEP290-Related Retinal Degeneration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degeneration

 

Last Updated: 4 Oct 2018

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Natural History of Eye Diseases Related to ABCA4 Mutations
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degeneration; ABCA4-Related Retinopathies

 

Last Updated: 1 Nov 2018

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Impact on Daily Life of Patients Using the Subretinal Implant RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Retinal Degeneration; Inherited Retinal Dystrophy Primarily Involving Sensory Retina

 

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2018

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