Abnormal Ocular Pneumoplethysmographic Results in Unilateral Neovascular Glaucoma.
Little is known about the predictive value of ocular pneumoplethysmography in patients with ophthalmic disease. We evaluated eight patients with unilateral increased intraocular pressure due to neovascular glaucoma who did not have evidence of severe extracranial carotid stenosis by duplex scanning and continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound. The ophthalmic systolic pressure measured by ocular pneumoplethysmography was decreased in the affected eye of all eight patients, indicating that neovascular glaucoma may be a cause of abnormal ocular pneumoplethysmographic results. Patients with neovascular glaucoma tended to have larger interocular ophthalmic systolic pressure differences than other patients with false-positive ocular pneumoplethysmographic results by noninvasive criteria.
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Shakin, E. P., Bosley, T. M., Gee, W., Reed, J. 3., Brown, G. C., Sergott, R. C., & Savino, P. J. (1989). Abnormal Ocular Pneumoplethysmographic Results in Unilateral Neovascular Glaucoma. Archives Of Neurology, 46(12), 1308-1310.
Medical Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty