esthesiometry

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es·the·si·om·e·try

(es-thē'zē-om'ĕ-trē),
Measurement of the degree of tactile or other sensibility.

es·the·si·om·e·try

(es-thē'zē-om'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the degree of tactile or other sensibility.
Synonym(s): aesthesiometry.
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Functional status of the corneal nerves can be assessed with aesthesiometry and in vivo confocal microscopy allows nerve visualisation of inflammatory cells in the corneal surface.
Evaluation of the effect of duration of diabetes mellitus on peripheral neuropathy using the United Kingdom screening test scoring system, bio-thesiometry and aesthesiometry. Niger J Clin Pract 2010;13:240-7.
Placebo (n-11) and WBV group (n=12), Authors WBV parameters Instruments settings Pollock et al five 1 min bouts, 30 cutaneous sensation: 2011 (13) Hz, 4 and 8 mm peak pressure to peak aesthesiometry Schlee et al.
The Schirmer tear test (STT) (Schirmer test--Ophthalmos, Sao Paulo, Brazil), breakup time test (BUTT) (Fluoresceina strips--Ophtalmos, Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometry (C-B) (Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer, Luneau Ophthalmologie, Paris), starting with 4-cm stimulus length, were conducted under physical restraint.
Ophthalmic parameters found for Brazilian adult Shih Tzu dogs were not different from those reported for other breeds, except for the breakup time of the tear film and the Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometry values, which were below and above the average for the species, respectively.
Central corneal sensitivity was measured using noncontact corneal aesthesiometry with the NCCA (Glasgow Caledonian University, UK) and adopting a double staircase method of threshold determination [17].
Sensory assessments included the use of the Semmes-Weinstein aesthesiometry set [35] to determine loss of pressure sensitivity (protective sensation) over the plantar surface of the foot and a 128 Hz tuning fork to assess vibratory sensation over the hallux of each foot.
McGhee, "Laser scanning in vivo confocal microscopy and quantitative aesthesiometry reveal decreased corneal innervation and sensation in keratoconus," Eye, vol.
Diabetic neuropathy was associated with progressive, significant reductions in corneal sensitivity (as measured by non-contact corneal aesthesiometry), nerve fiber density, nerve branch density, and nerve fiber length.
They found that diabetic neuropathy was associated with progressive, significant reductions in corneal sensitivity (as measured by noncontact corneal aesthesiometry), nerve fiber density, nerve branch density, and nerve fiber length.
Aesthesiometry: quantification of cutaneous pressure sensation in diabetic peripheral neuropathy.