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Comparing dynamic contour tonometry to Goldmann and hand-held tonometry in normal, ocular hypertension, and glaucoma populations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17914204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We prospectively compared dynamic contour tonometry (DCT) to Goldmann (GAT) and hand-held tonometry (HHT) in normal, ocular hypertension, and glaucoma populations. Both measurements were made on each patient within a 5-minute period during routine office exams over 4 months. While DCT is in good overall agreement with GAT and HTT, there is some systematic deviation at different pressure ranges in normal, ocular hypertension, and glaucoma populations.
Kenneth D Eichenbaum; Mihaly Mezej; Joseph W Eichenbaum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of ophthalmology (Skokie, Ill.)     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1558-9951     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie)     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-04     Completed Date:  2007-11-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100893534     Medline TA:  Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Structural and Chemical Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1050 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10028, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cohort Studies
Glaucoma / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Intraocular Pressure / physiology
Ocular Hypertension / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Prospective Studies
Tonometry, Ocular / instrumentation*,  methods*

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