Journal of Ophthalmology / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Pathophysiological Characteristics of Diabetic Ocular Complications in Spontaneously Diabetic Torii Rat

Table 1

Ocular pathological findings in diabetic human, SDT rats, and STZ-induced diabetic rats.

HumanSDT ratsSTZ rats

 Retinal detachmentYesYesNo
 Retinal thicknessYesYesYes
 Avascular areaYesNoNo
 Retinal microaneurysmYesNoNo
 Pericyte lossYesYesYes
 Vessel abnormalityYesYesYes
 VEGF expressionHighHighHigh
 PEDF expressionLowHighHigh
Vitreous body
 Proliferative membraneYesYesNo
(senile cataract true diabetic cataract)(true diabetic cataract)(true diabetic cataract)

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