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Detection of gonioscopically occludable angles and primary angle closure glaucoma by estimation of limbal chamber depth in Asians: modified grading scheme
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    Relevance of angle closure in Asians
    • , Ophthalmologist
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      • R Thomas, J Muliyil, R George

    In their article Foster et al have addressed an issue of relevance to developing countries that have a high prevalence of angle closure. The likelihood ratio of a positive test using results that we have reported (sensitivity 61.9% and specificity 89.3%) is approximately 6 which is similar to the LR for the authors' 15% cutoff. Invocation of pupillary block to explain the discrepancy seems r...

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