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Repeated anterior chamber fluorophotometric evaluation of the eyes of ophthalmologically normal dogs.
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PMID:  23013174     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Objective-To perform repeated anterior chamber fluorophotometry on both eyes of ophthalmologically normal dogs to measure fluorescein concentrations over a 5-day period and identify any change in the degree of anterior chamber fluorescence over time or difference between eyes. Animals-9 healthy adult dogs (18 eyes). Procedures-Each dog received an IV injection of 10% fluorescein solution, and anterior chamber fluorophotometry was performed 1 hour later on both eyes. This procedure was repeated at the same time each day for 5 consecutive days. Results-A significant increase in fluorescein concentration was evident in the anterior chamber on day 5 in the right eye and days 2, 3, 4, and 5 in the left eye. There was no significant difference in concentration between the left and the right eyes on any day. Conclusions and Clinical Relevance-The increase in ocular fluorescein concentration in the study dogs was unlikely to be of clinical importance and is only pertinent for subsequent research studies. This is a limitation that should be considered when reporting fluorophotometry data as fluorescein concentration or as change in fluorescein concentration from baseline.
Victoria S Miller; Rachel A Allbaugh; James K Roush; Amy J Rankin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of veterinary research     Volume:  73     ISSN:  1943-5681     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Vet. Res.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375011     Medline TA:  Am J Vet Res     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1503-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.
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