Krypton laser for proliferative diabetic retinopathy: the Krypton Argon Regression of Neovascularization Study.

The Krypton Argon Regression of Neovascularization Study (KARNS) is a multicenter, randomized, controlled clinical trial designed to determine the efficacy of red krypton laser photocoagulation in the treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
AuthorsL J Singerman, F L Ferris 3rd, R P Mowery, A J Brucker, R P Murphy, B C Lerner, G J Mincey
JournalThe Journal of diabetic complications (J Diabet Complications) 1988 Oct-Dec Vol. 2 Issue 4 Pg. 189-96 ISSN: 0891-6632 [Print] UNITED STATES
PMID2466855 (Publication Type: Clinical Trial, Comparative Study, Journal Article, Randomized Controlled Trial)
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Diabetic Retinopathy (diagnosis, surgery)
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Lasers
  • Light Coagulation
  • Neovascularization, Pathologic
  • Random Allocation
  • Retina (blood supply)

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