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Differential light threshold. Short- and long-term fluctuation in patients with glaucoma, normal controls, and patients with suspected glaucoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6721758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the diagnosis and evaluation of progression of chronic open-angle glaucoma, a quantitative comparison of visual fields is important for which a knowledge of the spontaneous fluctuation of the visual field is essential. This study shows that in patients with glaucoma, the components of the short- and long-term fluctuation are substantially greater than in patients without the disease. Patients with suspected glaucoma show fluctuation in between, and all components of the fluctuation are greater in them than in normals and smaller than in patients with open-angle glaucoma.
J Flammer; S M Drance; M Zulauf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of ophthalmology     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0003-9950     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Ophthalmol.     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-30     Completed Date:  1984-05-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7706534     Medline TA:  Arch Ophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  704-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Differential Threshold
Glaucoma, Open-Angle / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Middle Aged
Ocular Hypertension / physiopathology*
Photic Stimulation*
Time Factors
Visual Fields
Visual Perception*

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