C-reactive protein levels in normal tension glaucoma.

  title={C-reactive protein levels in normal tension glaucoma.},
  author={Igal Leibovitch and Shimon Kurtz and A Kesler and Nataly Feithliher and Gabi Shemesh and Ben-ami Sela},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  volume={14 5},
PURPOSE To determine C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in patients with normal tension glaucoma (NTG). METHODS This study included 20 cases with NTG and 30 controls, with no history of ocular disease. Plasma CRP levels of all the study participants were determined using a highly sensitive CRP kit. RESULTS Twenty cases (11 males, 9 females, mean age 69 +/- 5 years) with NTG and 30 age-matched controls (15 males, 15 females, mean age 68 +/- 6) were evaluated. Both groups had similar demographic… CONTINUE READING

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