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Influence of refractive condition on retinal vasculature complexity in younger subjects

Che Azemin, Mohd Zulfaezal and Mohamad Daud, Norsyazwani and Abd Hamid, Fadilah and Zahari, Ilyanoon and Sapuan, Abdul HaliM (2014) Influence of refractive condition on retinal vasculature complexity in younger subjects. The Scientific World Journal, 2014. pp. 1-5. ISSN 1537-744X

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Abstract

Objective. The aim of this study was to compare the retinal vasculature complexity between emmetropia, and myopia in younger subjects. Methods. A total of 82 patients (24.12 ± 1.25 years) with two types of refractive conditions, myopia and emmetropia were enrolled in this study. Refraction data were converted to spherical equivalent refraction. These retinal images (right eyes) were obtained from NAVIS Lite Image Filing System and the vasculature complexity was measured by fractal dimension (), quantified using a computer software following a standardized protocol. Results. There was a significant difference (< 0.05) in the value of between emmetropic (1.5666 ± 0.0160) and myopic (1.5588 ± 0.0142) groups. A positive correlation (rho = 0.260,

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6768/40320
Uncontrolled Keywords: adult; Article; computer program; disease severity; documentation; emmetropia; eye refraction; female; fractal analysis; human; major clinical study; male; myopia; retina blood vessel; retina image; vascularization
Subjects: R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA164 Bioengineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy
Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Optometry and Visual Science
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Zulfaezal Che Azemin
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 11:15
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 15:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40320

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