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dc.contributor.authorKahawita, S.-
dc.contributor.authorCasson, R.-
dc.identifier.citationCanadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 2014; 49(1):35-39-
dc.description.abstractObjective: The aim of this review was to evaluate the evidence for an association between Aspirin use and early age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). Methods: A literature search was performed in 5 databases with no restrictions on language or date of publication. Four studies involving 10292 individuals examining the association between aspirin and ARMD met the inclusion criteria. Meta-analysis was carried out by Cochrane Collaboration Review Manager 5.2 software (Cochrane Collaboration, Copenhagen, Denmark). Results: The pooled odd ratios showed that Aspirin use was associated with early ARMD (pooled odds ratio 1.43, 95% CI 1.09–1.88). Conclusions: There is a small but statistically significant association between Aspirin use and early ARMD, which may warrant further investigation.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityShyalle K.Kahawita, Robert J.Casson-
dc.publisherCanadian Ophthalmological Society-
dc.rightsCrown Copyright © 2014 Published by Elsevier Inc on behalf of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. All rights reserved.-
dc.subjectPlatelet Aggregation Inhibitors-
dc.titleAspirin use and early age-related macular degeneration: a meta-analysis-
dc.typeJournal article-
dc.identifier.orcidCasson, R. [0000-0003-2822-4076]-
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