Macular choroidal thickness measurements in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome


Karaca E. E. , Ekici F. , Yalcin N. G. , Ciftci T. U. , Ozdek S.

SLEEP AND BREATHING, vol.19, no.1, pp.335-341, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11325-014-1025-6
  • Title of Journal : SLEEP AND BREATHING
  • Page Numbers: pp.335-341
  • Keywords: Choroidal thickness, Choroidal blood flow, Enhanced depth imaging, Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY, CENTRAL SEROUS CHORIORETINOPATHY, MILD SYSTEMIC HYPOXIA, BLOOD-FLOW, FUNDUS PULSATIONS, CARBON-DIOXIDE, OCULAR FUNDUS, SD-OCT, OXYGEN, REPRODUCIBILITY

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to assess macular choroidal thickness measurements in patients with different severities of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) versus normal controls by using enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (EDI-OCT).