Intraocular pressure fluctuations in professional brass and woodwind musicians during common playing conditions

@article{Schmidtmann2010IntraocularPF,
  title={Intraocular pressure fluctuations in professional brass and woodwind musicians during common playing conditions},
  author={G. Schmidtmann and Susanne Jahnke and Egbert J. Seidel and Wolfgang Sickenberger and H. J. Grein},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2010},
  volume={249},
  pages={895-901}
}
BackgroundWe investigated the effects on intraocular pressure (IOP) and blood pressure (BP) of playing brass and woodwind instruments by monitoring IOP and BP in a representative group of professional musicians under a variety of common playing conditions.MethodsIOP and BP measurements were recorded from 37 brass and 15 woodwind instrument players, before and after playing tones of low, middle and high frequency. We also measured IOP and BP before and during playing common exercises of 10… 
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