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Oral bisphosphonate use and age-related macular degeneration: retrospective cohort and nested case-control study

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Background

Hydroxyapatite (calcium and phosphate) spherules have been implicated in the initiation and establishment of age-related macular degeneration. Bisphosphonates could increase the dissolution of hydroxyapatite crystals and when they are used in elderly patients with osteoporosis they could reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration.

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To determine if oral bisphosphonate (BP) use is associated with the incidence of age-related m...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/nyas.13589

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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0000-0001-7073-3611
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Journal website
Volume:
1415
Issue:
1
Pages:
34-46
Publication date:
2018-01-24
Acceptance date:
2017-12-05
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809100
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2017-12-05

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