The evidence for low cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSFP) as a key parameter in the pathogenesis of glaucoma is increasing. Primate models have demonstrated the onset normal tension glaucoma (NTG) from experimentally induced chronic intrathecal hypotension; an approach not possible in human subjects.
A 27-year-old man presented with a central scotoma in his left eye. He had undergone 8 CSF shunt revision procedures over a 25-year peri...Expand abstract
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- Peer reviewed
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- Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
- Journal of Glaucoma Journal website
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1536-481X and 1057-0829
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- Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc
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Juvenile-onset normal tension glaucoma from chronic, recurrent low cerebrospinal fluid pressure.
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