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measuring instrument for measuring tension or pressure (especially for measuring intraocular pressure in testing for glaucoma)

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Comparison of manometric and tonometric IOP measurements showed significant differences between the methods (P < .001) over the entire pressure range.
Weber et al., "A new oscillometric method for pulse wave analysis: comparison with a common tonometric method," Journal of Human Hypertension, vol.
Kim, "Review on floating pulse and sinkng pulse in the view point of tonometric measurement," Korean Journal of Oriental Medicine, vol.
Caidahl, "Arterial stiffness estimation in healthy subjects: a validation of oscillometric (Arteriograph) and tonometric (SphygmoCor) techniques," Hypertension research : official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension, vol.
To answer this issue, experimental studies involving concomitant manometric and tonometric readings are necessary.
The corneal edema generally produces an underevaluation of IOP, which could explain the decrease of tonometric values, as demonstrated by Simon et al.
Since its first publication in 1959 [1], an extremely large number of references have demonstrated that the tonometric measurement of tissue perfusion is a reliable indicator of the actual condition of critically ill patients [2-4] and can even be used to predict their morbidity and mortality.
All enrolled patients were scheduled for cataract surgery and underwent a complete ophthalmic examination, including tonometric assessment of intraocular pressure (IOP), measurement of cup to disc ratio (CDR), and slit lamp biomicroscopy.
This non-invasive blood pressure monitor generates a continuous arterial pressure signal via the tonometric measurement technique.
Predicting outcome after cardiac surgery: comparison of global haemodynamic and tonometric variables.
Partly thanks to Hsun and especially after the tonometric work of Ho Ch'eng-t'ien, harmonic theory for music became mathematical, with complex computations.
Compared to placebo, verum was clearly superior regarding the reduction of pain (tonometric measurement, p < 0.0001) and ankle edema (figure-of-eight method, p = 0.0001).