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Epidemiologie

  • C. C. W. Klaver
  • J. R. Vingerling
  • A. Hofman
  • P. T. V. M. De Jong

Zusammenfassung

Die Daltersabhängige Makuladegeneration (AMD) ist die häufigste Ursache für einen Verlust der zentralen Sehschärfe in den westlichen Industrienationen. Epidemiologische Untersuchungen zur AMD sind nicht nur bedeutsam hinsichtlich von Aussagen zur Inzidenz und Prävalenz der Erkrankung. Die Analyse von Risikofaktoren kann auch Hinweise auf mögliche ätiologische Einflüsse und damit präventive Maßnahmen geben.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. C. W. Klaver
  • J. R. Vingerling
  • A. Hofman
  • P. T. V. M. De Jong

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