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Publication Name World Journal of Ophthalmology
Manuscript ID 12142
Country/Territory United States
2014-06-24 08:17
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2014-09-06 10:31
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2014-11-14 13:11
ISSN 2218-6239 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Ophthalmology
Manuscript Type Minireviews
Article Title Retinal emboli
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Michelle J Kim and Donald S Fong
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Michelle J Kim, MD, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Eye Monitoring Center, 1011 Baldwin Park Blvd. Baldwin Park, CA 91706, United States. jangmichellekim@gmail.com
Key Words Retinal emboli; Hollenhorst plaque; Stroke; Carotid disease; Cardiovascular disease
Core Tip Retinal emboli occur in up to 3% of the population and predict an increase in stroke-related, all-cause, and possibly cardiovascular mortality. The strongest risk factor for retinal emboli is smoking, which has been reported consistently across many studies. Other likely risk factors include older age, hypertension, male sex, total cholesterol, coronary artery disease, and history of coronary artery bypass grafting. Because many patients with retinal emboli have multiple co-morbidities, they would benefit from medical optimization and coordinated care with the primary care physician. Further workup, such as carotid ultrasound, should be reserved for those with risk factors for carotid disease.
Publish Date 2014-11-14 13:11
Citation Kim MJ, Fong DS. Retinal emboli. World J Ophthalmol 2014; 4(4): 124-129
URL http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6239/full/v4/i4/124.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5318/wjo.v4.i4.124
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