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Research Article

Longitudinal Assessment of Transorbital Sonography, Visual Acuity, and Biomarkers for Inflammation and Axonal Injury in Optic Neuritis

Table 3

OPN and NfH values assessed at baseline (T0) and after 1 year (T12) of follow-up.

ParameterTPatientsHealthy controls () value

OPN, ng/mlT06.44 (2.05–10.06)3.21 (1.34–4.34)<0.03
T126.70 (3.85–10.90)
0.24
NfH, ng/mlT00.39 (0.21–0.55)0.02 (0.02–0.08)<0.001
T120.3 (0.21–0.48)
0.94

OPN: osteopontin; NfH: neurofilament heavy chain; ng/ml: nanogramm/milliliter; n: number of patients. Data are reported as median (IQR). 23 patients underwent OPN measurements at T0 and T12, and 19 patients underwent NfH measurements at T0 and T12.

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