Breakdown of the blood-retinal barriers and cystoid macular edema.

@article{Cunhavaz1984BreakdownOT,
  title={Breakdown of the blood-retinal barriers and cystoid macular edema.},
  author={Jos{\'e} G. Cunha-vaz and Ant{\'o}nio Travassos},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  year={1984},
  volume={28 Suppl},
  pages={485-92}
}
After reviewing the definition, incidence and main etiologic factors of cystoid macular edema (CME) the authors analyze the structural and physiologic characteristics of the macular area, including the blood-retinal barriers, and the basic concepts of retinal edema. Personal observations on three different groups of diseases associated with CME, retinitis… CONTINUE READING