Diagnostic Ability of Heidelberg Retina Tomography in Detecting Glaucoma in a Population Setting The Singapore Malay Eye Study
Yingfeng Zheng, Tien Y Wong, Ecosse Lamoureux, Paul Mitchell, Seng-Chee Loon, Seang Mei Saw, Tin Aung
OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2010
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the performance of the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II (HRT II, Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg, Germany) in diagnosing glaucoma in a population setting. DESIGN: Population-based cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS: Of 3280 Malay persons aged 40 to 80 years who participated in the survey, 112 subjects (124 eyes) with glaucoma and a subset of 196 bilaterally normal subjects (392 eyes) were included for the evaluation of diagnostic ability of HRT II. METHODS: All glaucomatous and normal eyes underwent standardized ophthalmic assessment (including automated perimetry) and HRT II. Glaucoma was defined according to International Society for Geographical and Epidemiologica..View full abstract
Awarded by National Medical Research Council
Awarded by Biomedical Research Council
Supported by the National Medical Research Council Grants No 0796/2003 and Biomedical Research Council Grant No 501/1/25-5.