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      Okuläre Pulsamplitude bei okulärer Hypertension und verschiedenen Glaukomformen

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          The present study was designed to investigate choroidal perfusion in primary open-angle glaucoma patients with statistically elevated (HPG) and statistically normal (NPG) intraocular pressure (IOP) and in ocular hypertensive volunteers (OHT) before and after application of topical antiglaucomatous drugs. When compared to age-matched healthy controls, ocular pulse amplitude (OPA) and IOP were significantly increased in OHT and unchanged in HPG; in NPG, the IOP was unchanged, and the OPA was significantly reduced. The topical antiglaucomatous drugs used in this study reduced IOP, but did not increase OPA. When compared to HPG and NPG, OHT subjects showed increased choroidal perfusion which may help to prevent glaucomatous optic nerve damage.

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          Journal
          OPH
          Ophthalmologica
          10.1159/issn.0030-3755
          Ophthalmologica
          S. Karger AG
          0030-3755
          1423-0267
          1998
          February 1998
          04 December 1997
          : 212
          : 1
          : 5-10
          Affiliations
          aDepartment of Ophthalmology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N.Y., USA; bInstitute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK; cUniversitäts-Augenklinik, Giessen, Deutschland
          Article
          27250 Ophthalmologica 1998;212:5–10
          10.1159/000027250
          9480450
          © 1998 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Figures: 3, Tables: 2, References: 36, Pages: 6
          Categories
          Original Paper · Travail original · Originalarbeit

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