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Clinical Study

Long-Term Effects of Nilvadipine against Progression of the Central Visual Field Defect in Retinitis Pigmentosa: An Extended Study

Table 4

Results of step-wise multivariate regression analysis for factors independently contributing to final MD slope (Analysis 3).

Independent valuesRight eyesLeft eyes
b value (P value) b value (P value)

Nilvadipine treatment0.715 (0.036*)0.779 (0.042*)
Observation period0.015 (0.047*)Excluded (0.113)
Patients’ age at enrollmentExcluded (0.923)Excluded (0.404)
Patients’ age at initial symptoms or diagnosisExcluded (0.903)Excluded (0.254)
GenderExcluded (0.622)Excluded (0.174)
Initial MD valuesExcluded (0.927)Excluded (0.681)

Significance: .

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