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Associations between primary open angle glaucoma, Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia: record linkage study.

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AIMS: The potential association between primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) is uncertain and has implications for understanding disease pathogenesis, referral and treatments. The aim was to determine whether individuals diagnosed with POAG are at higher risk of subsequently developing AD or vascular dementia. METHODS: A POAG cohort of 87 658 people was constructed from English National Health Service linked hospital episode statistics from 1999 to 2011. An AD cohor...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
British journal of ophthalmology More from this journal
Volume:
99
Issue:
4
Pages:
524-527
Publication date:
2015-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
Language:
English
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pubs:489916
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uuid:1f15d5bb-6d78-40b9-84d3-f8719b96303b
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pubs:489916
Source identifiers:
489916
Deposit date:
2014-11-19

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