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Reduced cerebrovascular blood flow velocities and vasoreactivity in open-angle glaucoma.

Authors
  • Harris, Alon
  • Zarfati, Drora
  • Zalish, Miriam
  • Biller, Jose
  • Sheets, Clinton W
  • Rechtman, Ehud
  • Migliardi, Renata
  • Garzozi, Hana J
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2003
Volume
135
Issue
2
Pages
144–147
Identifiers
PMID: 12566016
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Glaucoma patients were found to have lower MCA blood flow velocities and an absence of vasoreactivity to hyperoxia, compared with controls. The relationship of these cerebral hemodynamic abnormalities to glaucoma pathogenesis and progression remains to be explored.

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