Optical coherence tomography predicts 4-year incident diabetic neuropathy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Retina
  • Tomography, Optical Coherence

abstract

  • A lower retinal thickness at the parafovea and a higher BMI can predict 4-year incident neuropathy in patients with diabetes, with acceptable diagnostic accuracies. This OCT-derived measure may serve as a potential ophthalmic marker in the screening of patients at risk of developing DPN.

publication date

  • July 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/opo.12391

PubMed ID

  • 28656669

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 451

end page

  • 459

volume

  • 37

number

  • 4