Three Toxic Heavy Metals in Open-Angle Glaucoma with Low-Teen and High-Teen Intraocular Pressure: A Cross-Sectional Study from South Korea.

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Si Hyung Lee; Eun Min Kang; Gyu Ah Kim; Seung Woo Kwak; Joon Mo Kim; Hyoung Won Bae; Gong Je Seong; Chan Yun Kim;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5074541, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164983
  • Subject: Vascular Medicine | Research Article | Heavy Metals | Anatomy | Glaucoma | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Chemical Elements | Population Groupings | Eye Diseases | Physical Sciences | People and Places | Mercury (Element) | Lead (Element) | Ophthalmology | Chemistry | Toxicology | Blood Pressure | Biology and Life Sciences | Physiology | Medicine | Body Fluids | Blood | Age Groups | Q | Hematology | R | Toxic Agents | Toxins | Science | Cadmium | Medicine and Health Sciences | Hypertension

Background To investigate the association between heavy metal levels and open-angle glaucoma (OAG) with low- and high-teen baseline intraocular pressure (IOP) using a population-based study design. Methods This cross-sectional study included 5,198 participants older tha... View more
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