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Relationship between ocular pulse amplitude and glaucomatous central visual field defect in normal-tension glaucoma.

Authors
Lee, M; Cho, EH; Lew, HM; Ahn, J
Citation
Journal of glaucoma, 21(9):596-600, 2012
Journal Title
Journal of glaucoma
ISSN
1057-08291536-481X
Abstract
PURPOSE: To investigate the relationship between central visual field (VF) defects and ocular pulse amplitude (OPA) in early normal-tension glaucoma (NTG).



PATIENTS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included 100 eyes of 100 subjects: 54 NTG patients whose mean deviations were better than -7.00 dB and 46 normal subjects. OPA was measured by dynamic contour tonometry. NTG patients were divided into 2 subgroups according to VF tests: the central VF-invading and the central VF-sparing groups. Ocular parameters including OPA, intraocular pressure (IOP), and indices of VF tests were analyzed in glaucoma patients and normal subjects.



RESULTS: There was no difference in the OPA between the NTG and normal groups. However, IOP and OPA of the central VF-invading group (14.4 ± 2.87 and 2.9 ± 0.78 mm Hg) were higher than those of the central VF-sparing group (12.7 ± 2.52 and 2.0 ± 0.80 mm Hg; P = 0.025 and P < 0.001, respectively). OPA, but not IOP, showed a positive correlation with the VF test indices that represented central field defects (r = 0.494, P < 0.001).



CONCLUSIONS: Increased OPA was related to more centrally located VF defects in NTG patients with mild VF defects.
DOI
10.1097/IJG.0b013e31824cfbf7
PMID
22366705
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