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      Measurements of Ocular Coat Dimensions by Means of Combined A- and B-Scan Ultrasonography

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      Ophthalmic Research

      S. Karger AG

      Phthisis bulbi, Ultrasonography, Axial eye length, Posterior ocular coats

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          In various states of refraction axial eye length and thickness of the posterior ocular coats were measured echographically. As proved in previously performed experimental studies, retina, choroid and sclera were resolved in a considerable percentage of cases by combining the A- and B-mode techniques of modern ultrasonic equipment. The supposed close negative correlation between length of the globe and ocular coat dimensions was confirmed by statistical analysis of our data. This result should provide additional help, when interpreting the reflections of the ocular wall under normal and pathological conditions.

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          Ophthalmic Res
          10.1159/issn.0030-3747
          Ophthalmic Research
          S. Karger AG
          0030-3747
          1423-0259
          1984
          1984
          04 December 2009
          : 16
          : 6
          : 289-291
          Affiliations
          University of Hamburg, Department of Ophthalmology (Head: Prof. J. Draeger), Hamburg, FRG
          Article
          265331 Ophthalmic Res 1984;16:289–291
          10.1159/000265331
          6392973
          © 1984 S. Karger AG, Basel

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