Experimental Inner Retinal Ischaemia and the Blood-Retinal Barriers

  • D. B. Archer
  • F.R.C.S.
  • T. A. Gardner

Abstract

The blood retinal barriers are remarkably rugged and resilient structures which are designed to protect the internal environment of the highly specialized and cellular retina. The barriers strictly regulate the movement of fluid, protein and metabolites into and out of the retina, thereby maintaining the critical architecture and orientation of the outer retinal receptors.

Keywords

Retinal Pigment Epithelium Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Retinal Vein Occlusion Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Retinal Ischaemia 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. B. Archer
    • 1
  • F.R.C.S.
    • 1
  • T. A. Gardner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology The Queen’s University of BelfastRoyal Victoria HospitalBelfastUK

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