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B-Ultrasound Imaging of Optic Nerve Subarachnoid Space: A More Portable Way?

  • Hanruo Liu
  • Diya Yang
  • Teng Ma
  • Wenyuan Shi
  • Zhu Qiang
  • Ningli WangEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 1)

Abstract

Glaucoma is an important irreversible blinding eye disease [1]. For primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), intraocular pressure (IOP) is a known pathogenic factor. Other factors are also associated with morbidity, including low body mass index (BMI), ocular perfusion pressure, migraine, cardiovascular disease, and vasospastic disorders [2–6]. Intracranial pressure (ICP) has been receiving attention in recent years [7], especially in normal pressure glaucoma. At present, it is believed that the trans-lamina cribrosa pressure difference (TLCPD) of normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) is affected by the low cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSFP) in the subarachnoid space.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hanruo Liu
    • 1
  • Diya Yang
    • 1
  • Teng Ma
    • 1
  • Wenyuan Shi
    • 1
  • Zhu Qiang
    • 1
  • Ningli Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Beijing Institute of OphthalmologyBeijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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