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Oscillatory potentials in subjects with treated hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8545090     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Oscillatory potentials of the ERG proved to be a sensitive indicator even in mild disturbances of retinal circulation, such as the first stage of hypertensive retinopathy (WHO classification). Oscillatory indexes (OIs) and blood pressure levels of 24 hypertensive patients in stage 1 of the WHO classification, who underwent an antihypertensive therapy for the first time, were considered. The patients were retested after a mean period 8 months. a strict inverse correlation was found between OIs and blood pressure levels.
G Ravalico; G Rinaldi; N Solimano; G Bellini; A Cosenzi; A Sacerdote; E Bocin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde     Volume:  209     ISSN:  0030-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmologica     Publication Date:  1995  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-02-13     Completed Date:  1996-02-13     Revised Date:  2007-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0054655     Medline TA:  Ophthalmologica     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
University Eye Clinic of Trieste, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use*
Blood Pressure / drug effects
Hypertension / drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Membrane Potentials / physiology
Middle Aged
Ocular Hypertension / physiopathology
Photic Stimulation
Retina / physiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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