A Heijl

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi An evidence-based glaucoma guideline
    Anders Heijl
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:2. 2003
  2. ncbi Acta ophthalmologica and the net
    Anders Heijl
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:210. 2003
  3. ncbi Risk of glaucoma in ocular hypertension with and without pseudoexfoliation
    Kirsti Grødum
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 112:386-90. 2005
  4. ncbi Visual acuity and perimetry as measures of visual function in diabetic macular oedema
    E Agardh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:200-6. 2006
  5. ncbi Glaucoma follow-up when converting from long to short perimetric threshold tests
    A Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:489-93. 2000
  6. ncbi Nordic research in ophthalmology
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:278-88. 2005
  7. ncbi Measuring visual field progression in the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:286-93. 2003
  8. ncbi Reduction of intraocular pressure and glaucoma progression: results from the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1268-79. 2002
  9. ncbi Long-term effects of timolol therapy in ocular hypertension: a double-masked, randomised trial
    A Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 238:877-83. 2000
  10. ncbi Fluctuation of intraocular pressure and glaucoma progression in the early manifest glaucoma trial
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 114:205-9. 2007

Research Grants

  1. EARLY MANIFEST GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    Anders Heijl; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. ncbi An evidence-based glaucoma guideline
    Anders Heijl
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:2. 2003
  2. ncbi Acta ophthalmologica and the net
    Anders Heijl
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:210. 2003
  3. ncbi Risk of glaucoma in ocular hypertension with and without pseudoexfoliation
    Kirsti Grødum
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 112:386-90. 2005
    ..To compare glaucoma conversion rates in patients with ocular hypertension (OH) with and without pseudoexfoliation...
  4. ncbi Visual acuity and perimetry as measures of visual function in diabetic macular oedema
    E Agardh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 49:200-6. 2006
    ..We examined to what extent visual acuity and perimetric sensitivity as measures of central and paracentral visual function would be useful for evaluating the presence and severity of diabetic macular oedema...
  5. ncbi Glaucoma follow-up when converting from long to short perimetric threshold tests
    A Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:489-93. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi Nordic research in ophthalmology
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:278-88. 2005
    ..This paper does not represent a comprehensive review of all Nordic research in the field, but attempts to give an overview of some of the activities underway in eye research in this part of the world...
  7. ncbi Measuring visual field progression in the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:286-93. 2003
    ..This paper provides estimates of the amount of visual field worsening required to reach the EMGT definition of definite perimetric progression...
  8. ncbi Reduction of intraocular pressure and glaucoma progression: results from the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1268-79. 2002
    ..To provide the results of the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial, which compared the effect of immediately lowering the intraocular pressure (IOP), vs no treatment or later treatment, on the progression of newly detected open-angle glaucoma...
  9. ncbi Long-term effects of timolol therapy in ocular hypertension: a double-masked, randomised trial
    A Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 238:877-83. 2000
    ..The aim of the current paper was to report the results of a long-term study addressing this very problem...
  10. ncbi Fluctuation of intraocular pressure and glaucoma progression in the early manifest glaucoma trial
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 114:205-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether increased fluctuation of intraocular pressure (IOP) is an independent factor for glaucoma progression...
  11. ncbi Optic nerve head sector analysis recognizes glaucoma most effectively around disc poles
    K G Gundersen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 77:13-8. 1999
    ..To analyze the topography of normal and glaucomatous discs with the goal of developing improved strategies to discriminate between normal and glaucomatous eyes...
  12. ncbi Age, gender, IOP, refraction and optic disc topography in normal eyes. A cross-sectional study using raster and scanning laser tomography
    K G Gundersen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 76:170-5. 1998
    ..To study the influence of age, gender, intraocular pressure and refraction on optic disc topography in normal subjects...
  13. doi Disc hemorrhages and treatment in the early manifest glaucoma trial
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 115:2044-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of intraocular pressure (IOP)-reducing treatment on the development of disc hemorrhages in patients with glaucoma...
  14. doi Natural history of open-angle glaucoma
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 116:2271-6. 2009
    ..This article, based on the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial (EMGT), provides prospective natural history data on progression of glaucomatous field defects in 3 of the most common glaucoma types...
  15. ncbi Lack of long-term drift in timolol's effectiveness in patients with ocular hypertension
    B Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:2839-42. 2001
    ..To report the change over time in intraocular pressure in patients treated with topical timolol or placebo...
  16. ncbi Timolol increased retrobulbar flow velocities in untreated glaucoma eyes but not in ocular hypertension
    I C Bergstrand
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79:455-61. 2001
    ..To investigate retrobulbar blood flow velocities and the effects of topical timolol treatment in eyes with newly detected, previously untreated open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension...
  17. ncbi Diagnostic sensitivity of fast blue-yellow and standard automated perimetry in early glaucoma: a comparison between different test programs
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 113:1092-7. 2006
    ....
  18. doi A comparison of visual field progression criteria of 3 major glaucoma trials in early manifest glaucoma trial patients
    Anders Heijl
    Department of Ophthalmology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 115:1557-65. 2008
    ..This article compares the performance of these criteria with a reference standard of unanimous classifications by 3 independent glaucoma experts...
  19. ncbi Refractive error and glaucoma
    K Grødum
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79:560-6. 2001
    ..To study the association between refractive error, glaucoma damage and IOP in a large population...
  20. ncbi Comparing significance and magnitude of glaucomatous visual field defects using the SITA and Full Threshold strategies
    B Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 77:143-6. 1999
    ....
  21. doi Focusing on glaucoma progression and the clinical importance of progression rate measurement: a review
    L Rossetti
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eye (Lond) 24:S1-7. 2010
    ..Recent findings strongly indicate that continued monitoring of visual fields (VFs) and reassessment of target intraocular pressures (IOPs) depending on VF progression rates are mandatory in the management of glaucoma...
  22. pmc Optic disc classification by the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph and by physicians with varying experience of glaucoma
    S Andersson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eye (Lond) 25:1401-7. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi Trained artificial neural network for glaucoma diagnosis using visual field data: a comparison with conventional algorithms
    Dimitrios Bizios
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Glaucoma 16:20-8. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi A visual field index for calculation of glaucoma rate of progression
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:343-53. 2008
    ..To present a new perimetric index for calculating the rate of glaucomatous progression and to compare its performance with the traditional mean deviation index (MDI)...
  25. doi Glaucomatous retinal nerve fibre layer defects may be identified in Stratus OCT images classified as normal
    Jesper Leth Hougaard
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:569-75. 2008
    ..We aimed to compare the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) in different Stratus optical coherence tomography (OCT) images in glaucoma eyes with RNFL thickness values within normal limits...
  26. doi Prediction of glaucomatous visual field loss by extrapolation of linear trends
    Boel Bengtsson
    Departments of Clinical Sciences and Ophthalmology, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1610-5. 2009
    ..To investigate how well short-term progression rates can predict long-term visual field outcomes in patients with glaucoma...
  27. ncbi Glaucoma detection using different Stratus optical coherence tomography protocols
    Jesper Leth Hougaard
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 85:251-6. 2007
    ..To examine and compare the diagnostic accuracy of retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) thickness measurements using different Stratus optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanning protocols...
  28. ncbi False-negative responses in glaucoma perimetry: indicators of patient performance or test reliability?
    B Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:2201-4. 2000
    ..To study whether false-negative answers in computerized glaucoma perimetry indicate the patient's ability to perform perimetry or test result reliability...
  29. ncbi Inter-subject variability and normal limits of the SITA Standard, SITA Fast, and the Humphrey Full Threshold computerized perimetry strategies, SITA STATPAC
    B Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 77:125-9. 1999
    ..To establish and evaluate inter-subject variability and normal threshold limits for the new SITA strategies and to compare them with those obtained with the traditional Humphrey Full Threshold algorithm...
  30. ncbi Comparability of three-dimensional optic disc imaging with different techniques. A study with confocal scanning laser tomography and raster tomography
    K G Gundersen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 78:9-13. 2000
    ....
  31. ncbi Glaucoma detection by Stratus OCT
    Jesper Leth Hougaard
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    J Glaucoma 16:302-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the diagnostic accuracy of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT) summary report parameters from Stratus optical coherence tomography (OCT) in glaucoma patients...
  32. ncbi A long-term prospective study of risk factors for glaucomatous visual field loss in patients with ocular hypertension
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Glaucoma 14:135-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the importance of baseline risk factors for development of glaucomatous visual field loss in patients with high-risk ocular hypertension...
  33. ncbi A comparison of glaucoma patients identified through mass screening and in routine clinical practice
    Kirsti Grødum
    Department of Opthalmology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:627-31. 2002
    ..To study differences between glaucoma patients identified through a population screening and glaucoma patients diagnosed in routine clinical practice (self-selected patients)...
  34. ncbi Normal intersubject threshold variability and normal limits of the SITA SWAP and full threshold SWAP perimetric programs
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:5029-34. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi Dorzolamide and ocular blood flow in previously untreated glaucoma patients: a controlled double-masked study
    Ingar C Bergstrand
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 80:176-82. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the haemodynamic effects of topical dorzolamide treatment in eyes with newly detected and previously untreated glaucoma...
  36. ncbi Effects of input data on the performance of a neural network in distinguishing normal and glaucomatous visual fields
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:3730-6. 2005
    ..Dublin, CA)...
  37. ncbi Appearance of the pattern deviation map as a function of change in area of localized field loss
    Peter Asman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:3099-106. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi Glaucoma and mortality
    Kirsti Grødum
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, S 20502, Sweden
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 242:397-401. 2004
    ..To compare mortality rates in glaucoma patients and matched controls from a large population screening as well as glaucoma patients diagnosed through routine clinical examination (self-selected patients)...
  39. ncbi Diurnal IOP fluctuation: not an independent risk factor for glaucomatous visual field loss in high-risk ocular hypertension
    Boel Bengtsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, 20502, Malmo, Sweden
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:513-8. 2005
    ..To establish whether intraocular pressure (IOP) fluctuations contribute to the risk of developing glaucoma in patients with high-risk ocular hypertension...
  40. ncbi Visual fields correlate better than visual acuity to severity of diabetic retinopathy
    B Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, 20502, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetologia 48:2494-500. 2005
    ..We compared the outcomes of perimetric and visual acuity tests in patients with diabetic retinopathy...
  41. ncbi Electrophysiology and ocular blood flow in a family with dominant optic nerve atrophy and a mutation in the OPA1 gene
    Lotta Gränse
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Ophthalmic Genet 24:233-45. 2003
    ..To characterize the clinical phenotype, with emphasis on electrophysiology and blood flow measurements, of a family with dominant optic nerve atrophy and an identified mutation in the OPA1 gene...
  42. ncbi Optic disc hemorrhages and generalized vascular disease
    Kirsti Grødum
    Department of Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Glaucoma 11:226-30. 2002
    ..To study the relationship between optic disc hemorrhages and four different groups of medications used in general vascular disease and diabetes...
  43. doi Machine learning classifiers for glaucoma diagnosis based on classification of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness parameters measured by Stratus OCT
    Dimitrios Bizios
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmoe, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol 88:44-52. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi Modelling the normal retinal nerve fibre layer thickness as measured by Stratus optical coherence tomography
    Jesper Leth Hougaard
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Ophthalmology, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:1607-14. 2006
    ..With this perspective we evaluated the isolated and combined effects of factors potentially affecting the Stratus OCT RNFLT measurements in healthy subjects...
  45. ncbi Factors for glaucoma progression and the effect of treatment: the early manifest glaucoma trial
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Health Sciences Center, L3 086, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8036, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:48-56. 2003
    ..To assess factors for progression in the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial (EMGT), including the effect of EMGT treatment...
  46. pmc Estimating the rate of progressive visual field damage in those with open-angle glaucoma, from cross-sectional data
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and the Glaucoma Service, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:66-76. 2008
    ..To estimate the rate of visual field progression in open-angle glaucoma (OAG) subjects, by using data from population-based cross-sectional studies...
  47. ncbi The nerve fibre layer symmetry test: computerized evaluation of human retinal nerve fibre layer thickness as measured by optical coherence tomography
    Jesper Leth Hougaard
    Department of Ophthalmology, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 82:410-8. 2004
    ..To present and test a new interpretative concept, the nerve fibre layer symmetry test (NST), for computerized evaluation of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness (RNFLT) as measured by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in glaucoma...
  48. ncbi Predictors of long-term progression in the early manifest glaucoma trial
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1965-72. 2007
    ..To determine progression factors at the end of the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial (EMGT) based on all EMGT patients and evaluate separately patients with higher and lower baseline intraocular pressure (IOP; median split)...
  49. ncbi Factors for progression and glaucoma treatment: the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial
    M Cristina Leske
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 15:102-6. 2004
    ..EMGT randomized patients with early glaucoma either to argon laser trabeculoplasty plus betaxolol (n = 129) or to no immediate treatment (n = 126) and followed them every 3 months...
  50. ncbi Cataract epidemiology
    Anders Heijl
    Ophthalmology 114:201. 2007
  51. ncbi Treatment and vision-related quality of life in the early manifest glaucoma trial
    Leslie G Hyman
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Health Sciences Center, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
    Ophthalmology 112:1505-13. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of treatment, visual function, and other factors on vision-targeted health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients with early glaucoma...
  52. ncbi Nordic research in ophthalmology
    Einar Stefansson
    University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 81:556-66. 2003
    ..To provide an overview of some of the current activities in eye research in the Nordic countries...
  53. pmc A placebo-controlled study of retinal blood flow changes by pentoxifylline and metabolites in humans
    Marie Magnusson
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 61:138-47. 2006
    ..To investigate the possible effects of pentoxifylline metabolites on retinal blood flow in humans...
  54. ncbi The effects of antiglaucoma and systemic medications on ocular blood flow
    Vital P Costa
    Glaucoma Service, University of Campinas, Rua Bauru, 40, São Paulo 01248 010, Brazil
    Prog Retin Eye Res 22:769-805. 2003
    ..Longitudinal, prospective, randomized trials are needed to investigate the effects of vasoactive substances with no hypotensive effect on the progression of glaucoma...

Research Grants2

  1. EARLY MANIFEST GLAUCOMA TRIAL
    Anders Heijl; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is expected, that the large scale community screening effort to recruit study participants with as yet undetected glaucoma, will require screening of 20,000 to 30,000 Malmo citizens in appropriate age groups. ..