Sildenafil increases ocular perfusion

  title={Sildenafil increases ocular perfusion},
  author={Gianmarco R Paris and William Eric Sponsel and Sal S. Sandoval and W. Rowe Elliott and Yolanda Trigo and Donald K. Sanford and Joseph M. Harrison},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
Purpose: Our goal was to determine whether visual system responses to sildenafil accompany shifts in ocular perfusion.The human choroid, which supports the metabolic functionof the outer retina, is an erectile tissue, analogous in many respects to the corpus cavenosum. Methods: Right eyes of 12 normal adults were evaluated before and 2 hafter 50 mg oral dose of sildenafil. Pulsatile ocular blood flow (POBF), intraocular pressure (IOP), Heidelberg retinal flowmetry (HRT), 4.26 cpd, 7.5 Hz… CONTINUE READING
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