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Clinical Study

The rs2071559 AA VEGFR-2 Genotype Frequency Is Significantly Lower in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Patients

Table 1

Characteristics of patients.

VariableControlWet AMD

Patients78120
Bilateral ( 𝑛 /%)/57/47.5%
Age
 (Yrs)74.3 (DS 6.5)80.2 (DS 8.9)
 Range65–9053–99
 Median73.581.5
Gender
 F (n/%)46/59%61/50.8%
 M ( 𝑛 /%)32/41%59/49.2%
Smoking
 Affected ( 𝑛 /%)42/54%70/58%
Diabetes mellitus
 Affected ( 𝑛 /%)8/10.2%11/9.2%
High blood pressure
 Affected ( 𝑛 /%)31/39.7%61/50.8%
High blood cholesterol
 Affected5/4.7%8/6.7%
Heart disease
 Affected18/23.1%29/24.2%
Anticoagulation therapy
 With therapy23/29.5%25/20.8%