April 1966
Volume 5, Issue 2
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Pathophysiology of the Retinal Vascular Bed Following Acute Embolization
Author Affiliations
  • PAUL HENKIND
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology Judd Street, London, W.C.2, England Department of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, Ducane Road London, W12, England
  • C. T. DOLLERY
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology Judd Street, London, W.C.2, England Department of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, Ducane Road London, W12, England
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science April 1966, Vol.5, 204-207. doi:
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      PAUL HENKIND, C. T. DOLLERY; Pathophysiology of the Retinal Vascular Bed Following Acute Embolization. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1966;5(2):204-207.

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Abstract

Glass microemboli (ballotini) were introduced into the retinal arteries of animals via carotid injection. Fluorescein angiograms were taken to ascertain the state of the retinal circulation and they revealed that collateral circulation may ensue rapidly and re-establish blood flow in an occluded area. The relationship of occlusion to retinal edema and "cotton-wool" spots was also studied

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