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Prise en charge de la rétinopathie diabétique: un combat pour la vue

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 11, no. 499, p. 2381-2387
Publication date2015
Abstract

Despite the considerable progress in prevention and treatement options since the first big epidemiologic studies in the 80's, diabetic retinopathy still represents the primary cause of blindness in the working age population. The intensified prevention efforts that took place recentyears did show hopeful results as the incidence of diabetic retinopathy seems to decline. However a still considerable number of patients does not meet metabolic or treatment recommandations. In the aftermath of an ongoing globalisation and growing urbanisation of the society, there is an even bigger need of understanding the disease as well as improving prevention and treatment guidelines.

Keywords
  • Diabetic Retinopathy/therapy
  • Humans
  • Light Coagulation
  • Macular Edema/therapy
  • Risk Factors
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A/antagonists & inhibitors
Citation (ISO format)
CHRONOPOULOS, Argyrios et al. Prise en charge de la rétinopathie diabétique: un combat pour la vue. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2015, vol. 11, n° 499, p. 2381–2387.
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