1. Evaluation of ocular hypoperfusion in patients with acromegaly by using optical coherence tomography angiography

    Evaluation of ocular hypoperfusion in patients with acromegaly by using optical coherence tomography angiography

    Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the retinal blood vessel parameters and the foveal avascular zone (FAZ) area using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in patients with acromegaly in comparison with healthy controls. Methods: A total of 45 patients with acromegaly and 45 healthy controls were included in this study. In all patients, the vessel density (VD) of the deep and superficial macular vascular networks and the foveal avascular zone (FAZ) were measured using OCTA. The correlation of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) level and disease duration with deep macular VD and FAZ values was analyzed. All parameters were registered ...

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