Abstract

Objective: To investigate the risk of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) after a diagnosis of hypothyroidism. Design: A retrospective, population-based follow-up study using an administrative database. Participants: The study group comprised 257 hypothyroidism patients. The comparison group included 2056 subjects. Methods: Data were retrospectively collected from the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database. The study cohort comprised patients aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1960-1966
Number of pages7
JournalOphthalmology
Volume117
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

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Open Angle Glaucoma
Hypothyroidism
Databases
Health Insurance
Taiwan
Population
Cohort Studies

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  • Medicine(all)

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Hypothyroidism and the risk of developing open-angle glaucoma : A five-year population-based follow-up study. / Lin, Herng Ching; Kang, Jiunn Horng; Jiang, Yi Der; Ho, Jau Der.

In: Ophthalmology, Vol. 117, No. 10, 10.2010, p. 1960-1966.

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