Levels of circulating homocysteine, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and folate in different types of open-angle glaucoma

@inproceedings{Turgut2010LevelsOC,
  title={Levels of circulating homocysteine, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and folate in different types of open-angle glaucoma},
  author={Burak Turgut and Murat Kaya and Sermal Arslan and Tamer Demir and Mete G{\"u}ler and Mehmet Kaan Kaya},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the levels of plasma homocysteine (Hcy), vitamin B6 (vit-B6), serum vitamin B12 (vit-B12), and folate in healthy individuals and in patients with normal tension glaucoma (NTG), pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (PXG), or primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). STUDY DESIGN A prospective controlled trial. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS Forty healthy subjects, 48 patients with NTG, 38 patients with PXG, and 34 patients with POAG were included in the study. Those who used vitamin… CONTINUE READING