Table 3: Comparison of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness and macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer thickness before and after hemodialysis.

CharacteristicsBefore HDAfter HD value

pRNFL thickness (μm)
 Superotemporal130.4 ± 33.7132.6 ± 33.80.373
 Superior106.8 ± 23.4108.2 ± 25.50.456
 Superonasal97.4 ± 18.498.8 ± 19.20.353
 Nasosuperior81.5 ± 18.582.6 ± 20.10.610
 Nasal68.0 ± 18.071.8 ± 15.20.858
 Nasoinferior70.7 ± 15.573.2 ± 17.40.288
 Inferonasal106.6 ± 24.4105.8 ± 24.10.654
 Inferior138.3 ± 33.1131.3 ± 41.50.094
 Inferotemporal132.6 ± 33.9134.0 ± 35.70.401
 Temporoinferior77.6 ± 21.080.2 ± 22.80.241
 Temporal71.2 ± 15.772.1 ± 14.10.531
 Temporosuperior95.1 ± 24.899.3 ± 30.80.141
 Average98.1 ± 15.298.8 ± 15.30.236

mGCIPL thickness
 Superotemporal63.4 ± 7.363.5 ± 9.40.902
 Superior63.3 ± 6.563.8 ± 8.80.520
 Superonasal67.9 ± 7.567.6 ± 9.60.832
 Inferonasal64.8 ± 9.265.4 ± 9.20.042
 Inferior58.8 ± 7.159.6 ± 6.90.019
 Inferotemporal63.3 ± 7.963.6 ± 8.70.501
 Average63.6 ± 6.964.0 ± 8.00.499

HD = hemodialysis; pRNFL = peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer; mGCIPL = macular ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer.