Table 3

Correlations of the absolute filling defects of the optic nerve head with blood flow velocity parameters of the retrobulbar vessels (Fischer’s r to z test, p values, correlation coefficient r)

Correlations of the fluorescein filling defects of the optic nerve head with
Significance levelCoefficient of correlation
NS = not significant.
OA = ophthalmic artery, CRA = central retinal artery, CRV = central retinal vein, PCA = short posterior ciliary artery, PSV = peak systolic velocity, EDV = end diastolic velocity, RI = resistive index.
OA PSVNS
OA EDVNS
OA RINS
CRA PSVp<0.01r=−0.41
CRA EDVp<0.01r=−0.34
CRA RINS
CRV minimumNS
CRV maximumNS
Temporal PCA PSVNS
Temporal PCA EDVp<0.05r=−0.29
Temporal PCA RIp<0.05r=0.29
Nasal PCA PSVp<0.05r=−0.34
Nasal PCA EDVp<0.01r=−0.38
Nasal PCA RIp<0.05r=0.28