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|Title:||Can the retinal microvasculature offer clues to cardiovascular risk factors in early life?|
|Keywords:||Cardiovascular risk factors|
|Citation:||Li, L.-J., Lee, Y.-S., Wong, T.-Y., Cheung, C.Y.-L. (2013-10). Can the retinal microvasculature offer clues to cardiovascular risk factors in early life?. Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics 102 (10) : 941-946. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.12294|
|Abstract:||Adulthood cardiovascular diseases (CVD) burdening in adulthood have been suggested to have possible predisposition early in life. We aimed to systematically review the literatures on retinal microvasculature among paediatric population in relation to a range of environmental and systemic changes. Papers with quantitative retinal vascular assessment and epidemiological design were reviewed. Conclusion: This review supports the theory that major vascular diseases have pathological predisposition early in life by providing morphological evidence on retinal microcirculation in vivo. ©2013 Foundation Acta Pædiatrica. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.|
|Source Title:||Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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