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On the individual pressure tolerance of the glaucomatous eye.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  902568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The individual pressure tolerance of any eye can be determined by taking account of the age, the values of the mean arterial pressure APm, the C/D ratio and the degree of deterioration of the visual field. The method developed opens the way to new possibilities in anti-glaucomatous therapy by making it possible to know the value of the maximum pressure (IPT) which can be supported by the eye under treatment. That treatment must succeed in reducing the value Pi to below the value IPT, if it is to be hoped that the evolution of the glaucoma will be stopped.
J François; P P Vancea; R Vandekerckhove
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Documenta ophthalmologica. Advances in ophthalmology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0012-4486     ISO Abbreviation:  Doc Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1977 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-11-25     Completed Date:  1977-11-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370667     Medline TA:  Doc Ophthalmol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure
Capillary Permeability
Glaucoma / physiopathology*
Intraocular Pressure*
Ophthalmic Artery / physiology
Optic Disk / blood supply
Regional Blood Flow
Retinal Diseases / etiology
Retinal Vessels / physiology
Vision Disorders / etiology
Visual Fields*

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