Martin Weger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Graz
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of factor V Leiden and prothrombin 20210A in patients with retinal artery occlusion
    M Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology Karl Franzens University Graz, Austria
    Eye (Lond) 17:731-4. 2003
  2. pmc Hyperhomocyst(e)inaemia, but not MTHFR C677T mutation, as a risk factor for non-arteritic ischaemic optic neuropathy
    M Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:803-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of hyperhomocysteinemia and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T mutation in patients with retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:57-61. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia, but not methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T mutation, as a risk factor in branch retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 109:1105-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and MTHFR C677T genotypes in patients with central retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 4, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:286-90. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity and the risk of nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 4, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 109:749-52. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of factor XIII Val34Leu polymorphism in retinal artery occlusion
    M Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Auenbruggerplatz 4, A 80365 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 32:2759-61. 2001
  8. pmc TNF-alpha -308 G>A and -238 G>A polymorphisms are not major risk factors in Caucasian patients with exfoliation glaucoma
    Georg Mossbock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 15:518-22. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of thrombophilic gene polymorphisms in branch retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 112:1910-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and retinal artery occlusion
    Elke Schäfer
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:305-8. 2006

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Role of factor V Leiden and prothrombin 20210A in patients with retinal artery occlusion
    M Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology Karl Franzens University Graz, Austria
    Eye (Lond) 17:731-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was therefore to investigate a possible association between factor V Leiden, prothrombin 20210A, and retinal artery occlusion...
  2. pmc Hyperhomocyst(e)inaemia, but not MTHFR C677T mutation, as a risk factor for non-arteritic ischaemic optic neuropathy
    M Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:803-6. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of hyperhomocysteinemia and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T mutation in patients with retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:57-61. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether hyperhomocysteinemia and/or homozygosity for the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T mutation are associated with an increased risk for retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia, but not methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T mutation, as a risk factor in branch retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 109:1105-9. 2002
    ..To determine whether hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T mutation are associated with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and MTHFR C677T genotypes in patients with central retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 4, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 240:286-90. 2002
    ..The aim of this retrospective case-control study was to investigate a possible association between hyperhomocyst(e)inemia and central retinal vein occlusion...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity and the risk of nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 4, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 109:749-52. 2002
    ..To determine whether IgG antibodies to Chlamydia pneumoniae are associated with nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Role of factor XIII Val34Leu polymorphism in retinal artery occlusion
    M Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Auenbruggerplatz 4, A 80365 Graz, Austria
    Stroke 32:2759-61. 2001
    ..Ineffective fibrin cross-linking has been suggested to be causative. The aim of the present case-control study was to investigate the role of FXIII Val34Leu polymorphism in patients with retinal artery occlusion...
  8. pmc TNF-alpha -308 G>A and -238 G>A polymorphisms are not major risk factors in Caucasian patients with exfoliation glaucoma
    Georg Mossbock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 15:518-22. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of thrombophilic gene polymorphisms in branch retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 112:1910-5. 2005
    ..The present study was therefore done to determine the prevalence of genetic polymorphisms in factors implicated in hypercoagulability among patients with BRVO...
  10. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and retinal artery occlusion
    Elke Schäfer
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:305-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between the ACE I/D polymorphism and retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Association of complement factor H Y402H gene polymorphism with different subtypes of exudative age-related macular degeneration
    Beate J Wegscheider
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 114:738-42. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Haplotype-tagging interleukin-10 promoter polymorphism is associated with reduced risk of retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 13:549-52. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between the haplotype-tagging IL10 -592C>A polymorphism and the presence of retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of the HTRA1 -625G>A promoter gene polymorphism with exudative age-related macular degeneration in a Central European population
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 13:1274-9. 2007
    ..The present study was performed to evaluate the association of the HTRA1 -625A allele with exudative AMD in a Central European population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms within the tumor necrosis factor-alpha promoter region in patients with HLA-B27-associated uveitis: association with susceptibility and clinical manifestations
    Yosuf El-Shabrawi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 113:695-700. 2006
    ..We investigate a hypothesized association between the TNF-alpha -857 C-to-T, -308 G-to-A, and the TNF-alpha -238 G-to-A SNPs and the presence of HLA-B27-associated uveitis...
  15. pmc Multiplex bead analysis of vitreous and serum concentrations of inflammatory and proangiogenic factors in diabetic patients
    Richard Maier
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 14:637-43. 2008
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Methylenetetrahydrofolatereductase (MTHFR) 677C>T polymorphism and open angle glaucoma
    Georg Mossbock
    University Clinic for Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 12:356-9. 2006
    ..It was the aim of this study to investigate a hypothesized association between this polymorphism and the presence of either POAG or PEXG...
  17. doi request reprint Role of inflammation-related gene polymorphisms in patients with central retinal vein occlusion
    Richard Maier
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 118:1125-9. 2011
    ..The present study investigates a hypothesized association between inflammation-related gene polymorphisms and the presence of CRVO in a relatively large cohort of patients...
  18. pmc Role of functional single nucleotide polymorphisms of MMP1, MMP2, and MMP9 in open angle glaucomas
    Georg Mossbock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 16:1764-70. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate hypothesized associations between these polymorphisms and the presence of POAG and XFG in a Caucasian population...
  19. pmc Lysyl oxidase-like protein 1 (LOXL1) gene polymorphisms and exfoliation glaucoma in a Central European population
    Georg Mossbock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 14:857-61. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the role of these LOXL1 variants in a Central European cohort of Caucasian patients with XFG...
  20. ncbi request reprint Role of the interleukin-6 -174 G>C gene polymorphism in retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Stroke 36:249-52. 2005
    ..The aim of the present case-control study was to investigate the role of this polymorphism for retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  21. doi request reprint Combination treatment of photodynamic therapy with verteporfin and intravitreal ranibizumab in patients with retinal angiomatous proliferation
    Gerald Seidel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Acta Ophthalmol 91:e482-5. 2013
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Role of interleukin 6-174G>C polymorphism 
in primary open-angle glaucoma
    Christina Zimmermann
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Ophthalmol 23:183-6. 2013
    ..METHODS. The present case-control study comprised 191 unrelated patients with POAG and 191 control subjects, matched for age and sex. Genotyping of the IL-6-174G>C polymorphism was done using polymerase chain reaction...
  23. pmc Role of cholesterol 24S-hydroxylase gene polymorphism (rs754203) in primary open angle glaucoma
    Georg Mossbock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 17:616-20. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between rs754203 and the presence of POAG in a Central European population of Caucasian descent...
  24. pmc Analysis of three pigment epithelium-derived factor gene polymorphisms in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration
    Dietmar Mattes
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 15:343-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was thus to investigate a hypothesized association between these PEDF polymorphisms and the presence of exudative AMD in a white European population...
  25. pmc Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 4G/5G gene polymorphism and primary open-angle glaucoma
    Georg Mossbock
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 14:1240-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between PAI-1 4G/5G and the presence of POAG in a Caucasian population...
  26. doi request reprint Role of the vitamin K epoxide reductase complex subunit 1 (VKORC1) -1639G>A gene polymorphism in patients with retinal vein occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Curr Eye Res 38:1278-82. 2013
    ..The present study was set to confirm or to refute this association in a larger cohort of patients with RVO...
  27. doi request reprint IL2RA gene polymorphism rs2104286 A>G seen in multiple sclerosis is associated with intermediate uveitis: possible parallel pathways?
    Ewald Lindner
    Department of Ophthalmology, General Hospital Klagenfurt, Austria
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:8295-9. 2011
    ..The present study was set to investigate a hypothesized association of these gene polymorphisms and the presence of either intermediate or HLA-B27-associated acute anterior uveitis...
  28. pmc Associations of Independent IL2RA Gene Variants with Intermediate Uveitis
    Ewald Lindner
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130737. 2015
    ..Here the role of two IL2RA gene variants (rs11594656 and rs12722495) was investigated in intermediate uveitis and HLAB27 acute anterior uveitis...
  29. pmc Measurement of tumor necrosis factor-alpha, interleukin-6, Fas ligand, interleukin-1α, and interleukin-1β in the aqueous humor of patients with open angle glaucoma using multiplex bead analysis
    Andreas Borkenstein
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 19:2306-11. 2013
    ..The present study was set to measure these cytokines in the aqueous humor of patients with POAG and in control subjects using multiplex bead analysis...
  30. pmc Association between polymorphism of the vitamin D metabolism gene CYP27B1 and HLA-B27-associated uveitis. Is a state of relative immunodeficiency pathogenic in HLA B27-positive uveitis?
    Gernot Steinwender
    Department of Ophthalmology, Auenbrugger University Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e62244. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate a possible association between the rs703842 A>G polymorphism of the CYP27B1 gene and HLA-B27-associated uveitis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Role of the CCL2/MCP-1 -2518A>G gene polymorphism in HLA-B27 associated uveitis
    Beate Julia Wegscheider
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 11:896-900. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between this genetic variant and the presence of HLA-B27 associated AAU...
  32. ncbi request reprint CHANGE OF CHOROIDAL VOLUME IN UNTREATED CENTRAL SEROUS CHORIORETINOPATHY
    Laura Pertl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Retina . 2016
    ..In active CSC undergoing treatment, choroidal thickness decreases if subretinal fluid (SRF) resolves. This study aimed to investigate the change in choroidal thickness and volume in eyes with untreated CSC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Application of multiplex cytometric bead array technology for the measurement of angiogenic factors in the vitreous
    Richard Maier
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 12:1143-7. 2006
    ....
  34. pmc High-Density Lipoprotein Function in Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Laura Pertl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 11:e0154397. 2016
    ..The present study is the first to assess HDL composition and metrics of HDL function in patients with exudative AMD and control patients...
  35. doi request reprint Assessment of vision-related quality of life in patients with central retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria Department of Rehabilitation Psychology, Applied Human Sciences, University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg Stendal, Stendal, Germany and Center for Medical Research, Office of Biostatistics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Retina 34:539-45. 2014
    ..The purpose of the present study was thus to assess vision-related quality of life in patients with CRAO using the 39-item National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire...
  36. pmc Association of preoperative optical coherence tomography markers with residual inner limiting membrane in epiretinal membrane peeling
    Gerald Seidel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e66217. 2013
    ..To identify preoperative markers on spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) for residual inner limiting membrane (ILM) in epiretinal membrane (ERM) peeling...
  37. doi request reprint Twenty-three-gauge and 20-gauge vitrectomy in epiretinal membrane surgery
    Anton Haas
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Retina 30:112-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety profile of the 23-gauge sutureless vitrectomy system in the treatment of epiretinal membranes compared with standard 20-gauge vitrectomy...
  38. doi request reprint Estimating Retinal Blood Flow Velocities by Optical Coherence Tomography
    Gerald Seidel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    JAMA Ophthalmol 134:1104-1110. 2016
    ..This potential has been insufficiently explored, despite promising data concerning a possible relationship between the reflectance pattern of blood vessels and their perfusion velocity in a laboratory setting...
  39. doi request reprint Circadian macular volume changes in the healthy human choroid
    Gerald Seidel
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz Austria, Graz, Austria Electronic address
    Am J Ophthalmol 159:365-71.e2. 2015
    ..To investigate a potential circadian fluctuation of the choroidal volume in healthy adults by enhanced depth imaging (EDI) via spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD OCT)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Incidence of radiation retinopathy after high-dosage single-fraction gamma knife radiosurgery for choroidal melanoma
    Anton Haas
    Department of Ophthalmology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Ophthalmology 109:909-13. 2002
    ..To investigate the incidence and clinical findings of radiation retinopathy after single-fraction high-dose gamma knife radiosurgery for choroidal melanoma...
  41. ncbi request reprint DACH-LIGA homocystein (german, austrian and swiss homocysteine society): consensus paper on the rational clinical use of homocysteine, folic acid and B-vitamins in cardiovascular and thrombotic diseases: guidelines and recommendations
    Olaf Stanger
    Landesklinik für Herzchirurgie, Landeskliniken Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:1392-403. 2003
    ..The results of ongoing randomized controlled intervention trials must be available before screening for, and treatment of, hyperhomocysteinemia can be recommended for the apparently healthy general population...
  42. ncbi request reprint Interactions of homocysteine, nitric oxide, folate and radicals in the progressively damaged endothelium
    Olaf Stanger
    St John s Hospital, School of Medicine, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Salzburg, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 41:1444-54. 2003
    ..Thus, preventive and therapeutic strategies may require a more distinct approach and better discrimination of target groups for greatest possible efficacy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Impairment of homocysteine metabolism in patients with retinal vascular occlusion and non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy
    Olaf Stanger
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Atherosclerosis Research, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:1020-5. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the metabolites homocysteine, cystathionine and MMA are sensitive indicators and valuable for discrimination of the underlying cause of mild to moderate hyperhomocysteinemia, with implications for therapeutic targeting...