Hypoglycemic hyperemia in retina of newborn pigs. Involvement of adenosine.


PURPOSE To determine whether retinal blood flow increases in response to perinatal hypoglycemia and whether the vasodilator adenosine is involved in mediating the hyperemic response. METHODS Retinal fluorescein videoangiography was undertaken in intact eyes of isoflurane-anesthetized piglets using intracarotid injections of sodium fluorescein. Angiograms… (More)


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