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AuthorZayed, Hatem
AuthorAbdel Motal, Ussama M
AuthorGopalakrishnan, Akila
AuthorPonnuraja, Chinnayan
AuthorDoss, C George Priya
AuthorRizk, Nasser
AuthorShebl, Fatma M
Available date2018-10-04T10:48:32Z
Publication Date2018-07-01
Publication NameOphthalmic Researchen_US
Identifierhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000489931
CitationZayed, H. et. al. (2018) . Retinopathy of Type 1 Diabetes in Arab Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis . Ophthalmic Research.
ISSN0030-3747
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/11129
AbstractTo conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of retinopathy prevalence in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 22 Arab countries. We systematically searched 4 different literature databases (PubMed, Science Direct, Web of Science and Embase), from the date of inception until December 2017, to collect all the information about patients with T1D who developed retinopathy complications; for statistical analysis, we used MetaXL to evaluate the pooled prevalence estimate and the subgroup prevalence estimates employing double arcsine transformation and inverse variance heterogeneity models. Our search strategy returned 475 studies, of which 39 met our inclusion criteria; of those, 16 were eligible for meta-analysis that were captured only in 15 Arab countries, through 45 years (1969-2014). The number of retinopathy patients was 396 out of 1,931 patients with T1D. The prevalence of retinopathy was 19% (95% CI 10-28%). Substantial heterogeneity was observed (Q 240.78, p < 0.0001, I2 93.77%, 95% CI 91.35-95.52%); however, no single study considerably affected the overall pooled prevalence estimate. Almost one fifth of T1D patients in 15 Arab countries have diabetic retinopathy, therefore it is important to improve the care of patients with T1D and in Arab countries to avoid the development of such a devastating complication.
Languageen
PublisherKarger
SubjectArab countries
SubjectComplications
SubjectDiabetic retinopathy
SubjectNorth Africa
SubjectPrevalence
SubjectType 1 diabetes
TitleRetinopathy of Type 1 Diabetes in Arab Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
TypeArticle Review
ESSN1423-0259


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