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Comorbidity of dementia and age-related macular degeneration calls for clinical awareness: a meta-analysis
  1. Shi Song Rong1,2,
  2. Bo Yee Lee1,
  3. Andrew K Kuk3,
  4. Xin Ting Yu4,
  5. Suki S Li1,
  6. Jian Li1,5,
  7. Yanjun Guo6,
  8. Yilin Yin2,
  9. David L Osterbur7,
  10. Jason C S Yam1,
  11. Carol Y Cheung1,
  12. Li Jia Chen1,
  13. Tien Y Wong8,9,
  14. Danny Siu-Chun Ng1
  1. 1Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  2. 2Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3Department of Ophthalmology, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  4. 4Department of Nutrition, Harvard University T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  5. 5Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Affiliated Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  6. 6Department of Neurology, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
  7. 7Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  8. 8Ophthalmology and Visual Science Program, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
  9. 9Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  1. Correspondence to Dr Danny Siu-Chun Ng, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; dannyng{at}cuhk.edu.hk; Dr Shi Song Rong, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Shisong_Rong{at}meei.harvard.edu

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  • SSR and BYL are joint first authors.

  • Contributors Study design: SSR and DSCN. Acquisition of data: BYL, SSL, AKK, YY, DLO and SSR. Assessment of quality of studies: XTY, BYL, JL and SSR. Data analysis and interpretation of results: SSR. Drafting of the manuscript: SSR and BYL. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: SSR, DSCN, CYC, TYW, LJC, JCSY and YG. Study supervision: SSR and DSCN.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The meta-analysis study is exempt from ethics approval.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement All the data in the systematic review and meta-analysis are published data and are available in the articles we summarised. Moreover, the data sets used and/or analysed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.

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Footnotes

  • SSR and BYL are joint first authors.

  • Contributors Study design: SSR and DSCN. Acquisition of data: BYL, SSL, AKK, YY, DLO and SSR. Assessment of quality of studies: XTY, BYL, JL and SSR. Data analysis and interpretation of results: SSR. Drafting of the manuscript: SSR and BYL. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: SSR, DSCN, CYC, TYW, LJC, JCSY and YG. Study supervision: SSR and DSCN.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The meta-analysis study is exempt from ethics approval.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement All the data in the systematic review and meta-analysis are published data and are available in the articles we summarised. Moreover, the data sets used and/or analysed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.

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