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Basic technique and anatomically imposed limitations of confocal scanning laser Doppler flowmetry at the optic nerve head level.
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PMID:  19925515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Acta Ophthalmol. 2011: 89: e1-e11 ABSTRACT.: Many studies have suggested an association between blood flow dysregulation and glaucomatous damage to the optic nerve. Confocal scanning laser Doppler flowmetry (CSLDF) is a technique that measures the capillary blood flow of the retina and optic nerve head and provides a two-dimensional map of ocular perfusion in these areas. This review discusses the anatomy of the anterior optic nerve vasculature and the capabilities and limitations of the CSLDF. Methods to minimize error and to acquire more reliable measurements of capillary blood flow are also outlined.
Mitra Sehi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta ophthalmologica     Volume:  89     ISSN:  1755-3768     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101468102     Medline TA:  Acta Ophthalmol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e1-e11     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2009 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2009 Acta Ophthalmol.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA.
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