COMPARISON OF FAST PERIMETRIC STRATEGIES USING G2 PROGRAM ON OCTOPUS 101 PERIMETER

  • Jernej Pajek Očesna klinika Zaloška cesta 29a 1000 Ljubljana
  • Marko Hawlina Očesna klinika Zaloška cesta 29a 1000 Ljubljana
Keywords: visual fields, methods, perimetry, strategies

Abstract

Background. The duration of the perimetric examination was significantly shortened by development of fast perimetric strategies. By analyzing the results of normal, dynamic and TOP strategy we studied the differences in determination of MD, LV, in determination of number of all points with a deficit and number of points with a significant deficit of p < 0.5%.

Methods. 22 normal visual fields of 17 subjects (mean age 33 ± 15 years) and 22 visual fields with defects of 17 patients (47 ± 16 years) having different types and degrees of visual lesions were examined. All visual fields were examined once with each strategy in alternating order using Octopus 101 perimeter with the G2 program.

Results. No statistically significant differences were measured in MD values. In abnormal visual fields group, TOP strategy showed 11 ± 14 dB2 lower LV values compared to dynamic strategy (p < 0.01) and 9.8 ± 16 dB2 lower LV values compared to normal strategy (p = 0.02). In the abnormal visual fields group the dynamic strategy measured in average 3 points with the deficit less compared to the other two strategies (p < 0.05). There were no significant differences between strategies in the number of points with a deficit of p < 0.5%.

Conclusions. With the exception of lower LV values measured with TOP strategy, the differences between TOP, dynamic strategy results are small and the time sparing benefits are substantial. Therefore the usage of fast perimetric strategies is clinically justified.

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Pajek J, Hawlina M. COMPARISON OF FAST PERIMETRIC STRATEGIES USING G2 PROGRAM ON OCTOPUS 101 PERIMETER. ZdravVestn [Internet]. 1 [cited 15Nov.2019];71. Available from: https://vestnik.szd.si/index.php/ZdravVest/article/view/1746
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