Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Apr;100(14):e25392
Department of Ophthalmology, The Affiliated Kunhua Hospital of Kunming University of Science and Technology, The First People's Hospital of Yunnan Province, Kunming 650032, Yunnan Province, China.
Background: Matrix metalloproteinase-2 (MMP-2) polymorphisms have been considered as risk factors of cataracts, but the results still remain controversial. In this study, we have performed a systematic meta-analysis to evaluate the association between MMP-2 polymorphisms and cataract risks.
Methods: Published literature was retrieved from Wanfang, Chinese Biomedical Literature Database, Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure, Chongqing VIP Chinese Science and Technology Periodical Database, PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science databases. Read More