inner plexiform layer


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inner plexiform layer

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the layer of the retina composed of the processes of bipolar cells, ganglion cells, and amacrine cells; a layer containing synaptic contacts.
Synonym(s): stratum plexiforme internum [TA]
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He was looking for volumetric changes in several of the retinal layers: the peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer, macular RNFL, ganglion cell layer, inner plexiform layer, outer nuclear layer, outer plexiform layer, and inner nuclear layer.
Among the amyloid-positive subjects, the inner plexiform layer was slightly larger in volume.
Macular area was also divided into four layers, which were superficial retina (upper line: internal limiting membrane with offset of 3 microns; lower line: inner plexiform layer with offset of 15 microns), deep retina (upper line: inner plexiform layer with offset of 15 microns; lower line: inner plexiform layer with offset of 70 microns), outer retina (upper line: inner plexiform layer with offset of 70 microns; lower line: retinal pigment epithelium reference layer with offset of 30 microns), and choroid layers (upper line: retinal pigment epithelium reference layer with offset of 30 microns; lower line: retinal pigment epithelium reference layer with offset of 60 microns).
The ganglion cell complex (GCC) scan protocol was used to measure the macular GCC thickness from the inner limiting membrane (ILM) to the inner plexiform layer (IPL).
This structure is different from the vertebrate retina, which contains 10 layers: (1) retinal pigment epithelium, (2) cone and rod layer, (3) outer limiting membrane, (4) outer nuclear layer, (5) outer plexiform layer, (6) inner nuclear layer, (7) inner plexiform layer, (8) ganglion cell layer, (9) nerve fiber layer, and (10) inner limiting membrane (Blaxter & Janes 1967).
Weaker ZnT-3 reaction bands were present in the inner plexiform layer.
Macular thickness measurements can be used to identify glaucomatous optic neuropathy due to the loss of the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL), ganglion cell bodies, and the inner plexiform layer (IPL), which causes thinning of the retina.
12,13,14) The GCC has been defined as a region encompassing the nerve fiber layer, the ganglion cell layer, and the inner plexiform layer, and is used to evaluate the morphology of the inner retinal layers.
In these images, it can be seen that the DONFL is not only confined to the nerve fiber layer but also extends to the ganglion cell layer and the inner plexiform layer, thus showing that ILM peeling can lead not only to morphological changes but also to functional changes.
This lecture will, in relation to primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), review the statistical procedures for identifying visual field abnormality and discuss the graphical and statistical techniques for illustrating, and defining abnormality, of the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) and of the macular ganglion cell inner plexiform layer thicknesses imaged by optical coherence tomography.
Because the abundance of both insulin and its receptors has been shown in the retina, especially in the inner plexiform layer, (33) the decrease in the average GCIPL thickness of insulin resistant patients may be consistent with the possibly increased apoptosis in RGCs.
The mean values and statistically comparisons of average, minimum and sectoral thicknesses of ganglion cell inner plexiform layer between insulin resistant group and control group GCIPL Insulin resistant Control group thickness group (n=25) (n=25) Mean [+ or -] SD ([mu]m) Mean [+ or -] SD ([mu]m) Average 83.