Radial optic neurotomy in the porcine eye without retinal vein occlusion.

@article{Czajka2004RadialON,
  title={Radial optic neurotomy in the porcine eye without retinal vein occlusion.},
  author={Marcin Piotr Czajka and Thomas J. Cummings and Brooks W. McCuen and Cynthia A. Toth and Hoang Danh Derrick Nguyen and Sharon Fekrat},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={122 8},
  pages={1185-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the histopathologic changes in the porcine eye without retinal vein occlusion after radial optic neurotomy (RON). METHODS A RON was performed in 14 normal eyes of 12 Yorkshire Cross pigs. One radial stab incision at the edge of the nasal optic nerve head was made using a 20-gauge microvitreoretinal blade (Visitec) while the intraocular pressure was elevated. Surgery was concluded when hemostasis was achieved. Weekly ophthalmoscopic examinations were performed. Group 1… CONTINUE READING

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