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Vitreo-scleral fluid transfer in the rabbit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  696264     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Experiments were carried out to see whether a radioactive tracer placed in the vitreous of a rabbit eye could be detected on the sclera. A solution of Xenon-133 dissolved in saline was injected into the vitreous of six rabbits and collecting tubes containing activated charcoal were placed on the sclera. The presence of Xenon in these tubes confirmed that vitreoscleral transfer had occurred. It was calculated that on average, 2% of the Xenon had appeared over the whole sclera. A mathematical analysis of the shape of the activity curve of the tracer on the sclera revealed that its appearance was probably due to diffusion across the outer layers of the eye.
M Moseley; N F Johnson; W S Foulds
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta ophthalmologica     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0001-639X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh)     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-11-29     Completed Date:  1978-11-29     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370347     Medline TA:  Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh)     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  769-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aqueous Humor / physiology*
Models, Biological
Sclera / physiology*
Time Factors
Vitreous Body / physiology*
Xenon Radioisotopes
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Xenon Radioisotopes

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