Table 2

Optical coherence tomography and visual field results [mean (standard deviation)] for the study and control groups
PD group Control group p-value
OCT parameters Superior average (μm) 116.58 (17.09) 122.05 (18.33) 0.3121
Inferior average (μm) 128.58 (16.12) 127.05 (18.55) 0.7711
Nasal average (μm) 72.38 (18.06) 70.35 (8.90) 0.6501
Temporal average (μm) 68.58 (13.91) 67.10 (12.49) 0.7141
Average thickness (μm) 96.42 (11.13) 96.34 (11.46) 0.9821
Visual field parameters Mean Deviation (dB) −5.71 (4.59) −0.92 (1.99) <0.0011
Pattern Standard Deviation (dB) 4.39 (2.59) 2.26 (0.70) 0.0132
Mean Sensitivity Inferior (dB) 23.95 (4.30) 29.64 (5.81) <0.0012
Mean Sensitivity Superior (dB) 22.17 (5.84) 29.36 (5.74) <0.0012

OCT: Optical coherence tomography.

PD: Parkinson’s disease.

1: Independent samples t-test.

2: Mann Whitney test.

Tsironi et al.

Tsironi et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2012 12:54   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-12-54

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