Several mechanisms are implicated in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy. They include biochemical, hemodynamic, and hormonal factors, all of which have an important role in the development of diabetic retinopathy. These factors are not independent of each other, but rather they interact and together are responsible for the well-known lesions of vascular occlusion, microaneurysms, hemorrhages' hard exudates, and eventually new vessel formation.
Perspectives in Diabetes| June 01 1995
Role of Blood Flow and Impaired Autoregulation in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy
Eva M Kohner;
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Eva M. Kohner, Professor of Medical Ophthalmology, Department of Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Du Cane Rd., London W12 ONN, U.K.
Eva M Kohner, Vinod Patel, Salwan M B Rassam; Role of Blood Flow and Impaired Autoregulation in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy. Diabetes 1 June 1995; 44 (6): 603–607. https://doi.org/10.2337/diab.44.6.603
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