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Microstructure and Network Organization of the Microvasculature in the Human Macula

Yu, Paula K; Balaratnasingam, Chandrakumar; Cringle, Stephen; McAllister, Ian L; Provis, Jan; Yu, Dao-Yi


PURPOSE. To characterize the topography and cellular structure of the macular microvasculature using a recently developed technique of arterial cannulation, perfusion, fixation, and staining of human donor eyes. METHODS. Sixteen human donor eyes were used. The central retinal artery was cannulated and perfused with Ringer's, then fixative, membrane permeabilizing, and selected labeling solutions. The eyes were immersion fixed, and the retina was flat mounted for confocal microscopy. The macular...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.10-5415


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