Genetic Loci for Retinal Arteriolar Microcirculation

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Sim, Xueling; Jensen, Richard; Ikram, Kamran; Cotch, Mary Frances; Li, X.; MacGregor, Stuart; Xie, Jing; Smith, Albert Vernon; Boerwinkle, Eric; Mitchell, Paul; Klein, Ronald; Klein, Barbara; Glazer, Nicole; Lumley, Thomas; McKnight, Barbara; Psaty, Bruce; Jong, Paulus; Hofman, Albert; Rivadeneira Ramirez, Fernando; Uitterlinden, André; Duijn, Cornelia; Aspelund, Thor; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Harris, Tamara; Jonasson, Fridbert; Launer, Lenore; Attia, John; Baird, Paul; Harrap, Stephen; Holliday, Elizabeth; ... view all 56 authors
(2013)

textabstractNarrow arterioles in the retina have been shown to predict hypertension as well as other vascular diseases, likely through an increase in the peripheral resistance of the microcirculatory flow. In this study, we performed a genome-wide association study in 1... View more