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J Pak Med Assoc. 2014; 64(6): 664-669


Assessment of serum lipids in patients with age related macular degeneration from Pakistan.

Fareeha Ambreen,Wajid Ali Khan, Nadeem Qureshi, Irfan Zia Qureshi..

Abstract
Objective: To determine serum lipids in patients with age related macular degeneration from Pakistani population.
Methods: The study was a cross sectional, randomized and case-control. Selected subjects ages were >50 years and
were normotensive, non-diabetic with no family history of any such disease and no complication of posterior ocular
chamber other than age related macular degeneration (AMD). Controls were age matched healthy individuals with
no symptoms of AMD. Diagnosis of AMD was done through conventional diagnostic techniques by professional
ophthalmologists. Serum samples were analyzed for total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL and HDL using
commercially available kits. Data were compared with Student's t-test. Pearson correlation was calculated for
relationship between different parameters. P

Key words: AMD, Lipid profile, Pakistan.



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