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October 28, 1974

Fluorescein Microangiography of the Ocular Fundus

Author Affiliations

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago

JAMA. 1974;230(4):615. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03240040081052

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Dr. Shimizu was junior author with Professor Shikano of an Atlas of Fluorescence Fundus Angiography in 1968 (209:421, 1969). The present volume is not a revision of the first one but represents a close view of one aspect of fluorescein angiography. It describes the events in the ocular capillary circulation in health and disease that the technique is able to demonstrate.

The degree of detail is indicated by the separate chapters on the peripapillary capillaries and the disk itself. There are further chapters on occlusive retinal angiopathies, on capillary circulatory dynamics, and on inflammatory disease. Particularly notable are sizable sections on pulseless disease and Harada disease—entities that are rare enough in the United States so that a good series of pictures is welcome. Many of the photographs are enlarged six diameters in the plates. The excellence of the printing and the quality of the paper allow most of the detail of