Experimental subretinal hemorrhage in rabbits.

  title={Experimental subretinal hemorrhage in rabbits.},
  author={Hansruedi Glatt and Robert Machemer},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={94 6},
In order to simulate the hemorrhagic detachment stage of disciform macular degeneration, we injected fresh autologous blood into the subretinal space of albino rabbits and studied these hemorrhages clinically with the ophthalmoscope and by light and electron microscopy. One hour after injection, retinal changes were minimal and limited to occasional photoreceptor edema. At one day, there was marked damage of the photoreceptor cells characterized by edema and disintegration of the photoreceptors… CONTINUE READING


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