Diffuse nerve fiber layer loss in normal tension glaucoma

@article{Yamazaki2004DiffuseNF,
  title={Diffuse nerve fiber layer loss in normal tension glaucoma},
  author={Y. Yamazaki and C. Koide and Fukuko Takahashi and H. Yamada},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={247-250}
}
Abstract14 eyes of 14 normal tension glaucoma (NTG) patients with the maximum intraocular pressure (IOP) ≥19 mmHg and 16 eyes of 16 NTG patients with the maximum IOP<19 mmHg were examined. All patients had a scotoma confined to the upper or lower hemifield. Eyes with the maximum IOP a 19 mmHg showed significantly diffuse retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) loss in the RNFL area corresponded to the spared visual hemifield as compared to those with the maximum IOP<19 mmHg. The result suggests that… Expand
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