Sickled erythrocytes, hyphema, and secondary glaucoma. VI. The relationship between intracameral blood cells and aqueous humor pH, PO2, and PCO2

M. F. Goldberg, R. Dizon, V. K. Moses

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Abstract

Injection of sickle cell hemoglobin C blood into rabbit anterior chambers resulted in lowering of aqueous humor pH and PO2 and elevation of aqueous humor PCO2. These effects appear to contribute to the sickling of erythrocytes that occurs in aqueous humor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-88
Number of pages11
JournalOphthalmic surgery
Volume10
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1979

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  • Ophthalmology

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