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Article
July 1971

Crest Time Evaluation of Corneal Indentation Pulse: A New Parameter in the Study of Ocular Blood Supply

Author Affiliations

Oslo
From Oslo University eye and neurosurgical departments, Rikshospitalet, Oslo.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;86(1):5-11. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.01000010007002
Abstract

The form of the corneal indentation pulse is studied in various groups of patients by means of dynamic tonometry. Pathological alterations in ocular blood supply are associated with a corresponding change in the form of the recorded corneal indentation pulse. This may be of significance in the diagnosis of carotid occlusive disease, giant cell arteritis, and carotid-cavernous sinus fistula.

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