Impact of Visceral Fat on the Pathogenesis of Age-related Macular Degeneration
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01777984
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2013 by Rudolf Foundation Clinic. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
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.
Condition or disease
Age-related Macular Degeneration
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.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
60 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients with age-related macular degeneration, over 60