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[A new model of induced ocular hyperpressure using the minipig].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal Français d Ophtalmologie
0181-5512
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
26
Issue
3
Pages
259–267
Identifiers
PMID: 12746602
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Our results suggest that the above pathophysiological processes, triggered by the induced hyperpressure, share many similarities with human chronic open-angle glaucoma. Consequently, our model, which is very easy to create, could be used to test new therapeutic agents such as neuroprotective drugs.

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