Journal article

Natural history of central retinal vein occlusion: an evidence-based systematic review.

Rachel L McIntosh, Sophie L Rogers, Lyndell Lim, Ning Cheung, Jie Jin Wang, Paul Mitchell, Jonathan W Kowalski, Hiep P Nguyen, Tien Yin Wong

Ophthalmology | Published : 2010

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To describe the natural history of central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) based on the best available evidence from the literature. CLINICAL RELEVANCE: Central retinal vein occlusion is a common sight-threatening retinal vascular disease. Despite the introduction of new interventions, the natural history of CRVO is unclear. METHODS: Systemic review of all English language articles retrieved using a keyword search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, Current Contents, and the Cochrane Library to November 13, 2008. This was supplemented by hand-searching references of review articles published within the last 5 years. Two investigators independently identified all relevant observational studies evalu..

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