Search for dissertations about: "central retinal artery"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words central retinal artery.

  1. 1. Clinical Studies on Dark Adaptation: with Particular Reference to Carotid Artery Disease

    University dissertation from Department of Ophthalmology, Lund University

    Author : Ulf Havelius; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; polycythemia; photoreceptors; phlebotomy; ocular blood flow; headache; dilation lag; dark adaptometry; dark adaptation; color Doppler imaging; carotid artery stenosis; carotid artery disease; carotid endarterectomy; pupil; pupillometry; retinal blood flow; Ophtalmology; Oftalmologi;

    Abstract : Purpose: To study dark adaptation in patients with symptomatic carotid artery disease or polycythemia before and after treatment. This necessitated determinations of pupillary changes as such may influence the findings. To determine whether changes in the retinal blood flow in light and darkness occur in healthy humans. READ MORE

  2. 2. The cerebral circulation in preeclampsia : abnormalities in autoregulation and perfusion

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Michael A. Belfort; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; preeclampsia; eclampsia; autoregulation; cerebral perfusion pressure; Doppler; central retinal artery; ophthalmic artery; middle cerebral artery; magnesium sulfate; nimodipine; headache; scotomata;

    Abstract : Background: Eclampsia continues to be a major cause of maternal death. Abnormal cerebral blood flow and autoregulation may play an important role in the causation. Doppler ultrasound now allows assessment of the pathophysiology of preeclampsia, and the mechanisms of action of drugs used to treat it. READ MORE