Plasma homocysteine and retinal artery occlusive disease: A case-control study

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NARIN F. , Narin N. , HALICI C. , Oner A. , DOGAN H., Karakukcu M.

ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE, vol.24, no.3, pp.186-188, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.5144/0256-4947.2004.186
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.186-188


Background: Previous studies have documented that elevated plasma homocysteine is a risk factor for cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular disease. In a case-control study, we sought to determine whether elevated homocysteine (HCY) is a risk factor for retinal artery occlusive disease.