Structural brain alterations in primary open angle glaucoma: a 3T MRI study

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Jieqiong Wang ; Ting Li ; Bernhard A. Sabel ; Zhiqiang Chen ; Hongwei Wen ; Jianhong Li ; Xiaobin Xie ; Diya Yang ; Weiwei Chen ; Ningli Wang ; Junfang Xian ; Huiguang He (2016)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 6 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4705520, doi: 10.1038/srep18969
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | nervous system | genetic structures | sense organs | psychological phenomena and processes

Glaucoma is not only an eye disease but is also associated with degeneration of brain structures. We now investigated the pattern of visual and non-visual brain structural changes in 25 primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) patients and 25 age-gender-matched normal control... View more
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