Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Ocular Sequelae and Intervention in a Rat Model of Blast Overpressure Polytrauma|
Steven J. Fliesler
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
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Military personnel are frequently exposed to blast-induced shock waves (acoustic blast overpressure, ABO), with intensities sufficient to cause polytrauma, of which traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common component. Relatively little is known about the structural or functional effects on the retina per se induced by ABO exposure, which initially may be occult and not manifest significantly until weeks to months post-blast. This project focuses on providing an understanding of the etiology and t...
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