Is kidney function associated with primary open-angle glaucoma? Findings from the Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium.

Is kidney function associated with primary open-angle glaucoma? Findings from the Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium. Br J Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan 20;: Authors: Tham YC, Tao Y, Zhang L, Rim THT, Thakur S, Lim ZW, Chee ML, Bikbov MM, Kazakbaeva GM, Wang N, Cao K, Hao J, Nangia V, Panda-Jonas S, Wang YX, Wong IY, Chan JCH, Meng Q, Sabanayagam C, Wong TY, Jonas JB, Zhong H, Cheng CY, Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium (AEEC) Abstract AIM: To comprehensively examine the association between kidney function and primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in a large consortium of multiple Asian population-based studies. METHODS: 28 925 participants (57 340 eyes) from 9 population-based studies (from China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Russia, Singapore) of the Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium were included. Across all studies, POAG was defined based on the International Society of Geographical and Epidemiological Ophthalmology criteria. Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) was calculated from serum creatinine. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) was defined as eGFR
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