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Risk factors and significance of finding asymptomatic retinal emboli

Mitchell, Paul; Wang, Jie Jin; Smith, Wayne


Purpose: To assess the prevalence rates for asymptomatic retinal emboli among both younger and older individuals, with single and multiple potential risk factors, in order to alert clinicians to the probability of finding retinal emboli in patients with varying characteristics. Methods: In all, 3654 people aged 49-97 attending the Blue Mountains Eye Study had a detailed eye examination which included retinal photographs of the central and peripheral retinal fields. Retinal emboli were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
DOI: 10.1046/j.1442-9071.2000.00218.x


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