Genetic testing and counselling in inherited eye disease

Abstract

Advances in genetics have made genetic testing in patients with inherited eye disease increasingly accessible, and the initiation of clinical intervention trials makes it increasingly clinically relevant. Based on a multidisciplinary collaboration between ophthalmologists and clinical geneticists, the extensive register of families with monogenic inherited eye diseases at the National Eye Clinic of the Kennedy Center in Denmark provides a valuable asset waiting to be exploited in the global effort to reduce blindness caused by genetic defects.
Bidragets oversatte titelGenetic testing and counselling in inherited eye disease.
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind175
Udgave nummer36
Sider (fra-til)2031-2034
Antal sider4
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 2 sep. 2013

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