Epidemiology of Major Eye Diseases Leading to Blindness in Europe: A Literature Review.

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dc.contributor Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Centre for Ophthalmology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany de_CH
dc.contributor.author Prokofyeva, Elena de_DE
dc.contributor.author Zrenner, Eberhart de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-16 de_DE
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-18T09:45:08Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-16 de_DE
dc.date.available 2014-03-18T09:45:08Z
dc.date.issued 2011 de_DE
dc.identifier.other 356563820 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-opus-59776 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/45930
dc.description.abstract The objective of this work was to study the epidemiology of major eye diseases leading to blindness in Europe through a systematic literature review. The literature search was performed using the Medline database (PubMed), with MeSH and free text search terms. Inclusion criteria for the studies were: (a) performed on a healthy population of Caucasian origin aged between 50 and 75 years; (b) diagnosed by ophthalmological examination in accordance with the International Classification of Diseases 10; (c) contained a detailed description of the sampling and diagnostic procedures and data resources; (d) sample size >500, and (e) published between 1990 and 2008. The results of 57 studies on the prevalence and incidence of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma are reported, providing an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of these diseases in Europe from an epidemiological perspective. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.rights ubt-podno de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=de de_DE
dc.rights.uri http://tobias-lib.uni-tuebingen.de/doku/lic_ohne_pod.php?la=en en
dc.subject.classification Epidemiologie , Augenheilkunde de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 610 de_DE
dc.subject.other Ocular hypertension de_DE
dc.subject.other Age-related macular degeneration , Diabetic retinopathy , European data , Epidemiology , Glaucoma , High intraocular pressure , Incidence en
dc.title Epidemiology of Major Eye Diseases Leading to Blindness in Europe: A Literature Review. en
dc.type WorkingPaper de_DE
dc.date.updated 2012-01-17 de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Medizin de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet 4 Medizinische Fakultät de_DE
dcterms.DCMIType Text de_DE
utue.publikation.typ workingPaper de_DE
utue.opus.id 5977 de_DE
utue.publikation.source Prokofyeva E & E Zrenner (2012): Epidemiology of Major Eye Diseases Leading to Blindness in Europe: A Literature Review. Ophthalmic Res 47: 171-188. de_DE

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