Effect of light on oxygen-induced retinopathy in the rat model

@article{Ricci2004EffectOL,
  title={Effect of light on oxygen-induced retinopathy in the rat model},
  author={Benedetto Ricci and D. Lepore and Mario Iossa and Alessandro Santo and Mario D'urso and Nicola Maggiano},
  journal={Documenta Ophthalmologica},
  year={2004},
  volume={74},
  pages={287-301}
}
The purpose of this study was to establish whether exposure to intense lighting favors the development or aggravates experimental oxygen-induced retinopathy in the new-born rat. Five groups of Wistar rats were studied. The control group was maintained for the first 14 days of life under conditions of cyclical (12L∶12D) lighting at 12 Lx in room air. Two other groups were subjected, for the same amount of time, to semi-darkness (2 Lx; 12L∶12D), one with room air and the other with supplemental… 

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