Assessment of Cerebral Vasomotor Reactivity in Patients With Primary Open-angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension Using the Breath-Holding Index

Arslan G. D. , Olgun A., Ozcan D., GÖKÇAL E. , Guven D., ASİL T.

JOURNAL OF GLAUCOMA, vol.30, no.2, pp.157-163, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ijg.0000000000001711
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GLAUCOMA
  • Page Numbers: pp.157-163


Precis: Patients with ocular hypertension (OHT) do not show impaired cerebral vasodilation responses to hypercapnia but patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) do. Impaired vasoreactivity in patients with POAG may have neuronal or vascular origins and increase stroke risk.