Twenty four hour blood pressure monitoring in normal tension glaucoma.

@article{Meyer1996TwentyFH,
  title={Twenty four hour blood pressure monitoring in normal tension glaucoma.},
  author={J{\"o}rg Heinrich Meyer and Johannes Brandi-Dohrn and Jens Funk},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1996},
  volume={80 10},
  pages={864-7}
}
BACKGROUND The few investigations that used continuous 24 hour blood pressure monitoring to investigate whether blood pressure in patients with normal tension glaucoma is lower than in normal subjects yielded conflicting results. Therefore, a prospective controlled trial was carried out. METHODS Systemic blood pressure was recorded continuously over a 24 hour period in 20 patients with normal tension glaucoma (IOP < or = 21 mm Hg). Eight of them showed a localised loss of the neuroretinal rim… CONTINUE READING

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