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dc.contributor.authorTural Önür, Seda
dc.contributor.authorDalar, Levent
dc.contributor.authorSökücü, Sinem Nedime
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-12T11:10:36Z
dc.date.available2015-01-12T11:10:36Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationOnur ST, Dalar L, Sokucu SN. Primary tracheal B-cell lymphoma causing recurrent central airway obstruction. Archivos de Bronconeumología. 2014; 50(9): 411-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arbres.2014.02.020.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0300-2896
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.archbronconeumol.org/en/linkresolver/linfoma-celulas-b-traqueal-primario/90342413/en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/11446/655en_US
dc.descriptionİstanbul Bilim Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi.en_US
dc.description.abstractPurpose. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the vision related quality of life in patients with keratoconus by using the National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire-25 (NEI-VFQ-25). Methods. Thirty patients presented with keratoconus (keratoconus group) and 30 healthy patients(control group) were included in this study. Twenty patients were using rigid gas permeable and 10 patients were not using contact lenses inkeratoconus group. High and low contrast visual acuity and mean K values of the patients were recorded. Each subject completed the 25-item NEI-VFQ-25. Results. All subscales of NEI-VFQ-25 were lower in the keratoconus patients. The difference was more evident in the subscales of generalvision, ocular pain, near vision, vision-specific mental health, vision-specific role difficulties, and peripheral vision (P < 0.05). Overall composite score was 75.2 ± 17.2 in the keratoconus group and 93.2 ± 5.6 in the control group (P = 0.00). Contact lens wearers had higher best corrected visual acuity in comparison with noncontact lens wearers (P = 0.028). Patients with low visual acuity (logMAR > 0.4) in the better eye had lower distancevision, social functioning, mental health, and role difficulties. Meanwhile, patients with low visual acuity (logMAR > 0.4) in the worse eye had lower general health scores (P < 0.05). Conclusions. Vision related quality of life was worse in keratoconus patients. Success in the contact lens usage and maintaining higher visual acuity may improve vision related quality of life.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherElsevier Españaen_US
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_US
dc.titlePrimary tracheal B-cell lymphoma causing recurrent central airway obstruction.en_US
dc.typeletteren_US
dc.relation.journalArchivos de Bronconeumologíaen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDBÜ, Tıp Fakültesien_US
dc.identifier.issue9
dc.identifier.volume50
dc.identifier.startpage411
dc.identifier.endpage412
dc.contributor.authorIDTR32738en_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryDiğeren_US


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