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Intravenous Hypertonic Saline to Lower Intraocular Pressure in Ocular Hypertension and Primary Open-angle and Exfoliation Glaucoma.

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Summary of "Intravenous Hypertonic Saline to Lower Intraocular Pressure in Ocular Hypertension and Primary Open-angle and Exfoliation Glaucoma."

To quantitate the effect of intravenous hypertonic saline on elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) among three groups of glaucoma patients or suspects.

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Name: Journal of glaucoma
ISSN: 1536-481X
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Hypertonic sodium chloride solution. A solution having an osmotic pressure greater than that of physiologic salt solution (0.9 g NaCl in 100 ml purified water).

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