Mortality in Patients with Central Retinal Vein Occlusion – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To assess mortality in patients with central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO).Design: Registry-based cohort study.Participants and Controls: Four hundred thirty-nine photographically verified CRVO patients and a control cohort of 2195 unexposed subjects matched by age and gender and alive on the date CRVO was diagnosed in the corresponding case.Methods: Data from nationwide registries were used to compare mortality rates in CRVO patients with a control cohort over a mean follow-up of 5.1 years for cases and of 5.7 years for controls.Main Outcome Measures: Hazard ratios (HRs) obtained by Cox regression and standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) stratified by age and gender (Read more...)

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