PMID: 37471Apr 1, 1979

Sickled erythrocytes, hyphema, and secondary glaucoma: VI. The relationship between intracameral blood cells and aqueous humor pH, PO2, and PCO2

Ophthalmic Surgery
M F GoldbergV K Moses


Injection of Hgb SC blood into rabbit anterior chambers resulted in lowering of aqueous humor pH and PO2 and elevation of aqueous humor PCO2. These effects appear to contribute to the sickling of erythrocytes that occurs in aqueous humor.

Related Concepts

Anemia, Sickle Cell
Aqueous Flare
Carbon Dioxide
Abnormal Red Blood Cell
Hemoglobin SS
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Physiologic Intraocular Pressure

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