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Peripapillary choroidal thickness in healthy Turkish subjects.

Erbagci H, Oren B, Okumus S, Kenan S, Celemler P, Erbagci I - Clin Ophthalmol (2015)

Bottom Line: The mean peripapillary CT at the superior, inferior, nasal, and temporal sites was 225±57, 183±47, 220±57, and 233±59 μm, respectively.The inferior peripapillary CT value was significantly lower than the peripapillary CT values (P<0.001 for all), whereas no significant differences were found between the superior, nasal, and temporal peripapillary CT values.The findings of the study revealed that Turkish people had significantly lower peripapillary CT values in the inferior quadrant than in the superior, nasal, and temporal quadrants.

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Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, Medical Faculty, Zirve University Emine Bahattin Nakiboglu, Gaziantep, Turkey.

ABSTRACT

Aim: The objective of the study reported here was to investigate the normal peripapillary choroidal thickness (CT), measured by enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT), in healthy Turkish volunteers.

Materials and methods: In this prospective cross-sectional study, 57 eyes of 57 healthy Turkish subjects were enrolled. Each participant underwent a comprehensive ophthalmic examination and peripapillary CT measurement using EDI-OCT.

Results: The mean age of the 25 female and 32 male patients in the study was 30.9±10.6 years (range, 18-56 years). The mean peripapillary CT at the superior, inferior, nasal, and temporal sites was 225±57, 183±47, 220±57, and 233±59 μm, respectively. The inferior peripapillary CT value was significantly lower than the peripapillary CT values (P<0.001 for all), whereas no significant differences were found between the superior, nasal, and temporal peripapillary CT values.

Conclusion: The findings of the study revealed that Turkish people had significantly lower peripapillary CT values in the inferior quadrant than in the superior, nasal, and temporal quadrants.

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Mentions: A total of 57 eyes of 25 female and 32 male subjects were included in the study. The mean (± SD) age of the subjects was 30.9±10.6 years (range: 18–56) (Figure 1). The mean AL was 23.35±0.75 mm (range: 21.48–25.01). The mean spherical equivalent refraction error was −0.42±1.06 (range: −3.75 to 3.00).


Peripapillary choroidal thickness in healthy Turkish subjects.

Erbagci H, Oren B, Okumus S, Kenan S, Celemler P, Erbagci I - Clin Ophthalmol (2015)

The distribution of age of all subjects.
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f1-opth-9-1393: The distribution of age of all subjects.
Mentions: A total of 57 eyes of 25 female and 32 male subjects were included in the study. The mean (± SD) age of the subjects was 30.9±10.6 years (range: 18–56) (Figure 1). The mean AL was 23.35±0.75 mm (range: 21.48–25.01). The mean spherical equivalent refraction error was −0.42±1.06 (range: −3.75 to 3.00).

Bottom Line: The mean peripapillary CT at the superior, inferior, nasal, and temporal sites was 225±57, 183±47, 220±57, and 233±59 μm, respectively.The inferior peripapillary CT value was significantly lower than the peripapillary CT values (P<0.001 for all), whereas no significant differences were found between the superior, nasal, and temporal peripapillary CT values.The findings of the study revealed that Turkish people had significantly lower peripapillary CT values in the inferior quadrant than in the superior, nasal, and temporal quadrants.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, Medical Faculty, Zirve University Emine Bahattin Nakiboglu, Gaziantep, Turkey.

ABSTRACT

Aim: The objective of the study reported here was to investigate the normal peripapillary choroidal thickness (CT), measured by enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT), in healthy Turkish volunteers.

Materials and methods: In this prospective cross-sectional study, 57 eyes of 57 healthy Turkish subjects were enrolled. Each participant underwent a comprehensive ophthalmic examination and peripapillary CT measurement using EDI-OCT.

Results: The mean age of the 25 female and 32 male patients in the study was 30.9±10.6 years (range, 18-56 years). The mean peripapillary CT at the superior, inferior, nasal, and temporal sites was 225±57, 183±47, 220±57, and 233±59 μm, respectively. The inferior peripapillary CT value was significantly lower than the peripapillary CT values (P<0.001 for all), whereas no significant differences were found between the superior, nasal, and temporal peripapillary CT values.

Conclusion: The findings of the study revealed that Turkish people had significantly lower peripapillary CT values in the inferior quadrant than in the superior, nasal, and temporal quadrants.

No MeSH data available.