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Synonyms for choroid

a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera

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increase in blood pressure attenuated by heat stress can be another factor decreasing retinal and choroidal blood flows further during exhaustive exercise under the heat condition.
A micro-catheter was advanced into the posterior medial choroidal artery approximately 1.
Recently we have established the culture system in which fetal bovine serum (FBS) in Dulbecco modified Eagle medium (DMEM) induced neovascularization of the retinal capillary and choroidal capillary in normal rats in culture.
Three months later, the patient lost all vision in the eye due to a combination of uncontrollable herpetic keratitis and choroidal effusion.
Anthony Adamis, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and director of EyeTech's preclinical development program noted, "Given the requisite role of VEGF in ocular neovascularization and the aptamers' high specificity for VEGF, this aptamer is a logical choice for the inhibition of choroidal neovascularization secondary to AMD.
More than half of these patients (591) suffered from choroidal melanomas, cancers in the back of the eyeball (SN:9/24/83, p.
Clearside Biomedical was founded by an executive team with extensive development and revenue growth expertise focused on improving the delivery and performance of therapeutic agents to improve the standard of care for patients with retinal and choroidal disease.
The European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended aflibercept solution for injection into the eye for the treatment of visual impairment due to myopic choroidal neovascularization (myopic CNV) for approval in the EU.
The author says "On autofluorescence, CHRPE will hypofluoresce, and can be differentiated from choroidal naevi by the lack of fluorescent lipofuscin.
The advanced forms of AMD are classified into either choroidal neovascularization (neovascular or exudative AMD, called "wet" AMD) or dry AMD.
It was sectioned in such a way that a total of 5 blocks were submitted: block 1, the optic nerve cut margin (sampled in frozen section); blocks 2 and 3, the central pupil-optic nerve section containing the optic nerve head, lamina cribrosa, tumor, and anterior chamber structures in a single plane; and blocks 4 and 5, with the remainder of ocular tissue in anterior-posterior segments to examine more choroidal surface.
Chapters have been rewritten to reflect recent diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field and begin with anatomy and pathophysiology of the macula, followed by imaging, surgical techniques, and aspects and treatments for diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, vitreous traction maculopathies, macular holes, choroidal neovascularization and age-related macular degeneration, infectious diseases of the macula, pediatrics, trauma, and tumors and miscellaneous conditions, ending with prevention and treatment of complications and future trends.
Shusheng Wang, assistant professor of ophthalmology and pharmacology and co-senior author of the study and colleagues found that silencing the microRNA cluster members miR-23 and miR-27 hindered the excessive formation of blood vessels in the back of the eye, known as choroidal neovascularization.