Spontaneous high frequency diameter oscillations of larger retinal arterioles are reduced in type 2 diabetes mellitus
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Diabetic retinopathy is characterized by morphological changes in the retina secondary to disturbances in retinal blood flow. Vasomotion is a mechanism for regulating blood flow by spontaneous oscillations in the diameter of retinal resistance arterioles, and has been shown to be disturbed outside the eye in diabetic patients. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to characterize spontaneous oscillations in the diameter of retinal arterioles in normal persons and in persons with different severity of diabetic retinopathy.
|Tidsskrift||Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science|
|Status||Udgivet - 21 jan. 2013|