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Origin of disc new vessels assessed by videofluorography.
  1. N. A. Jacobs,
  2. C. A. Steele and
  3. K. B. Mills
  1. Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.


    Ten patients with disc neovascularisation of various aetiologies were studied to ascertain the origin of their new vessels. Fluorescein angiography was carried out with an image intensified video camera. A retinal artery derivation was demonstrated for the first time and was seen in three cases. Six further patients showed a retinal venous supply, and finally there was one from a choroidal source.

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