In these vessels, deterioration in the parameters was parallel to the exacerbation of degenerative lesions in the retina and choroid of the eye.
A reduction in Vmin caused a statistically significant increase in the degenerative lesions both in the right and left eyes.
A detailed statistical analysis of the changes in blood flow parameters in the temporal short posterior artery depending on degenerative lesions is presented in Table I.
In the right temporal SPCA without degenerative lesions, the mean value of Vmax was 13.57 cm/s, whereas in patients with chorioretinal atrophy around the optic disc the mean blood flow was 12.13 cm/s.
However, in patients with additionally observed rarefied retina, Vmin was only 2.76 cm/s and showed a further decrease along with exacerbation of degenerative lesions in the eye fundus, so that in myopic patients who had extensive chorioretinal atrophy in the posterior pole it was only 2.54cm/s (p=0.071).