Pressure Wave Dosimetry for "Retinal Ganglion Cell Damage in an Experimental Rodent Model of Blast-mediated Traumatic Brain Injury"
ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX
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Recently, Mohan et al.1 reported a study of blast effects on the retina and optic nerve, using a small custom built, enclosed blast chamber. This chamber was 50 cm long and 33 cm wide. Two parts of this chamber were separated by a Mylar membrane. The side of the chamber away from the test subject was pressurized until the Mylar membrane burst, thereby reportedly generating a blast wave.
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