Ocular Blood Flow

  • Leopold Schmetterer
  • Jeffrey Kiel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Anatomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gerard A. Lutty, Imran Bhutto, Donald Scott McLeod
      Pages 3-21
  3. Measurement of Ocular Blood Flow

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Siv F. E. Nilsson, Albert Alm
      Pages 25-47
    3. Jeffrey W. Kiel, Herbert A. Reitsamer
      Pages 49-63
    4. Robert A. Linsenmeier
      Pages 65-93
    5. Sebastian Wolf
      Pages 95-100
    6. Gerhard Garhöfer, Walthard Vilser
      Pages 101-122
    7. Ingeborg Stalmans, Selim Orgül, Leopold Schmetterer
      Pages 147-158
    8. Gerhard Garhöfer, Leopold Schmetterer
      Pages 159-170
  4. Physiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. John V. Lovasik, Hélène Kergoat
      Pages 173-210
    3. Jeffrey W. Kiel
      Pages 211-241
    4. Anton Reiner, Malinda E. C. Fitzgerald, Chunyan Li
      Pages 243-309
    5. Gerhard Garhöfer, Leopold Schmetterer Ph.D.
      Pages 311-345
  5. Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 363-363
    2. Constantin J. Pournaras, Efstratios Mendrinos, Jean-Antoine C. Pournaras
      Pages 389-409
    3. Makoto Araie, Junko Kami
      Pages 429-432
    4. Ghazaleh Gouya, Michael Wolzt
      Pages 433-450
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 451-457

About this book


Adequate blood supply to the eye is an important prerequisite for normal visual function. Over the past 40 years our knowledge of ocular blood flow regulation has improved significantly. This lavishly illustrated textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of ocular blood flow by:

  • Evaluating the wide array of methods for measuring ocular blood flow
  • Offering the reader an evidence-based summary on the physiological and pharmacological properties of ocular blood flow regulation
  • Demonstrating the ocular blood flow abnormalities in different vascular diseases

This reader-friendly and well-structured book will enhance the understanding of all who are interested in learning more about ocular blood flow in health and disease.


Blood supply Choroid Optic nerve head Retina Vascular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Leopold Schmetterer
    • 1
  • Jeffrey Kiel
    • 2
  1. 1., Clinical PharmacologyMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Health Science Center, Deptartment of OphthalmologyUniversity of TexasSan AntonioUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-69468-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-69469-4
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals