Impact of Visceral Fat on the Pathogenesis of Age-related Macular Degeneration

R

Rudolf Foundation Clinic

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01777984
EK-08-122-0708

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship among the body fat distribution, especially the visceral fat, in patients with age-related macular degeneration in comparison to patients with a normal fundus.

Full description

In this study the investigators want to examine the relationship among visceral fat, serum leptin levels, and high-sensitive CRP (hsCRP), Tnf-alpha, Amyloid alpha and Amyloid Beta serum levels in patients with age-related macular degeneration in comparison to patients with a normal fundus.

Enrollment

100 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

60+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • man and women over 18 years old
  • filled informed consent
  • diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration

Exclusion criteria

  • inherited retinal disease
  • other acquired retinal macular disease
  • missing informed consent

Trial contacts and locations

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