Quantitative confocal imaging of the retinal microvasculature in the human retina.

@article{Tan2012QuantitativeCI,
  title={Quantitative confocal imaging of the retinal microvasculature in the human retina.},
  author={Priscilla Ern Zhi Tan and Paula K. Yu and Chandrakumar Balaratnasingam and Stephen J. Cringle and William H. Morgan and Ian L McAllister and Dao-Yi Yu},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology \& visual science},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={
          5728-36
        }
}
  • P. Tan, P. Yu, Dao-Yi Yu
  • Published 17 August 2012
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
PURPOSE We investigated quantitatively the distribution of blood vessels in different neural layers of the human retina. METHODS A total of 16 human donor eyes was perfusion-fixed and labeled for endothelial f-actin. Retinal eccentricity located 3 mm superior to the optic disk was studied using confocal scanning laser microscopy. Immunohistochemical methods applied to whole-mount and transverse sections were used to colocalize capillary networks with neuronal elements. Capillary morphometry… 

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