Retinal Vascular Caliber and Macular Telangiectasia Type 2
Gabriella Tikellis, Mark C Gillies, Robyn H Guymer, Ian L McAllister, Jonathan E Shaw, Tien Y Wong
OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2009
OBJECTIVE: To examine the relationship of retinal vascular caliber to macular telangiectasia (MT) type 2. DESIGN: Case-control study. PARTICIPANTS: Patients with MT aged 18 years and older were identified from Australian sites of the multicenter Macular Telangiectasia Project. Three controls per case were selected from participants of the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle study, matched according to age and diabetes status. METHODS: Baseline ophthalmic examinations of cases included assessment of best corrected visual acuity, fluorescein angiography, autofluorescence imaging, optical coherence tomography, and retinal photography. Retinal vascular caliber of cases and controls were m..View full abstract
This study was supported by the Lowy Medical Research Foundation.