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Measurement of choroidal blood flow in zero gravity
Author(s): Rafat R. Ansari; Kwang I. Suh; Fabrice Moret; Russell K. Messer; Francis Keith Manuel
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present preliminary measurements on the effects of zero gravity environment on the choroidal blood flow on human volunteer subjects. These experiments were conducted, for the first time, on-board a wide body aircraft (KC-135) during parabolic flight trajectories (0g to 2g environment) using a head-mounted miniature laser Doppler flowmeter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4951, Ophthalmic Technologies XIII, (14 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.479427
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Rafat R. Ansari, NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)
Kwang I. Suh, NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)
Fabrice Moret, NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)
Russell K. Messer, NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)
Francis Keith Manuel, NASA Johnson Space Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4951:
Ophthalmic Technologies XIII
Fabrice Manns; Per G. Söderberg; Arthur Ho, Editor(s)

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