Retinal Microvasculature as a Model to Study the Manifestations of Hypertension

@article{Cheung2012RetinalMA,
  title={Retinal Microvasculature as a Model to Study the Manifestations of Hypertension},
  author={Carol Yim-lui Cheung and M. Kamran Ikram and Charumathi Sabanayagam and Tien Yin Wong},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={1094–1103}
}
The retinal vasculature allows direct noninvasive visualization of the body’s mircrovasculature. Because the retina and other end organs (brain and kidney) share similar anatomical features and physiological properties, the retinal vessels offer a unique and easily accessible window to study the health and disease of the human microcirculation. Advanced retinal vascular imaging technologies have been developed to allow a more objective and precise assessment of retinal vascular changes. The… 

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