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Doppler ultrasonography findings in ocular Behçet's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16919549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The aim of this prospective study was to determine and compare the orbital Doppler ultrasonography parameters of patients with Behçet's disease (with or without ocular involvement) with those of healthy subjects. We evaluated ophthalmic artery (OA), central retinal artery, posterior ciliary artery (PCA), central retinal vein, and superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) flow velocities and resistance indices (RIs). Detection of the decreased flow velocities in the OA and SOV and the increased RI in the OA and PCA might allow the identification of active period of patients with Behçet's disease.
Bahar Yanik; Işik Conkbayir; Nilüfer Berker; Murat Songgur; Bahri Keyik; Nazmiye Kurşun; Baki Hekimoğlu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical imaging     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0899-7071     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Imaging     Publication Date:    2006 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-21     Completed Date:  2006-12-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8911831     Medline TA:  Clin Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, SB Ankara Dişkapi Eğitim Hastanesi (Ankara Dişkapi Government Research Hospital), TR-06110 Dithkapi, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Arteries / ultrasonography
Behcet Syndrome / ultrasonography*
Middle Aged
Orbit / blood supply*,  ultrasonography
Prospective Studies
Regional Blood Flow
Ultrasonography, Doppler*

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