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Influence of Intracranial Pressure on the Lamina Cribrosa

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Junfei Tong, Yi Hua, Linxia Gu

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Deepta Ghate, Sachin Kedar

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Paper No. IMECE2016-67114, pp. V003T04A028; 2 pages
  • ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Volume 3: Biomedical and Biotechnology Engineering
  • Phoenix, Arizona, USA, November 11–17, 2016
  • Conference Sponsors: ASME
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5053-4
  • Copyright © 2016 by ASME


Glaucoma is an eye disease related with vision field loss. Although previous study has investigated the influence of intraocular pressure (IOP) on the glaucoma damage to the lamina cribrosa (LC), the intracranial pressure’s (ICP) effect on the LC has never been elucidated. The goal of this work is to determine the effect of ICP on the LC.

Copyright © 2016 by ASME
Topics: Pressure



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