ophthalmodynamometry


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ophthalmodynamometry

 [of-thal″mo-di″nah-mom´ĕ-tre]
determination of the blood pressure in the retinal artery.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

oph·thal·mo·dy·na·mom·e·try

(of-thal'mō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-trē),
The measurement of blood pressure in the retinal vessels by means of an ophthalmodynamometer.
[ophthalmo- + G. dynamis, power, + metron, measure]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

oph·thal·mo·dy·na·mom·e·try

(of-thal'mō-dī'nă-mom'ĕ-trē)
The measurement of blood pressure in the retinal vessels by means of an ophthalmodynamometer.
[ophthalmo- + G. dynamis, power, + metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ophthalmodynamometry

A method of assessing the pressure in the arteries within the eye by exerting measurable external pressure on the globe and noting, through an OPHTHALMOSCOPE, the point at which the internal vessels collapse.
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This article considers the clinical value of ophthalmodynamometry and its emerging role in the diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma.
Other less commonly used diagnostic techniques include electroretinography (ERG), visual-evoked potentials (VEP), ophthalmodynamometry and ocular plethysmography, techniques which will be utilized in future research.
Weigelin, "Functional ophthalmodynamometry: comparison between brachial and ophthalmic blood pressure in sitting and supine position," Angiology, vol.
Other approaches include tympanic membrane displacement, ophthalmodynamometry, quantitative pupillometry, othoacoustic emission, pulsatility of the ocular circulation, retinal vein pressure correlation with ICP, prediction of ICP based on transcranial Doppler (TCD) and ABP simultaneous measurements [5-12].