Purpose To evaluate the correlation between flow density, as measured by optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), and structural and functional parameters in patients with open-angle glaucoma. Methods Thirty-four eyes of 34 patients with open-angle glaucoma and 35 eyes of 35 healthy subjects were prospectively included in this study. OCTA was performed using RTVue XR Avanti with AngioVue. The macula was imaged with a 3 × 3 mm scan and the optic nerve head (ONH) with a 4.5 × 4.5 mm scan. Visual field parameters [mean deviation (MD), pattern standard deviation (PSD) and visual field index (VFI)], Bruch’s membrane opening minimal rim width (BMO-MRW), retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT) and the stereometric parameters rim area, cup/disc area (HRT III, Heidelberg Retina Tomograph, Heidelberg Engineering) were tested for correlation with flow density data. Results The flow density (whole en face) in the retinal OCT angiograms (superficial: p = 0.01; deep: p = 0.005), in the radial peripapillary capillary network (p < 0.001) and in the OCT angiograms of the optic nerve head (p =0.004) were significantly lower in the glaucoma group when compared with the control group. The flow density in the RPC network correlated signifi- cantly with all functional
Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: Jan 13, 2018
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