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Pressbox (Press Release) - Measurement of retinal vessel diameters was taken between 1 and 2 disc diameters from the margin of the optic disc. For flicker stimulation, a custom built SCH772984 device was used, stimulating with light flashes at a frequency of 8?Hz. Flicker was generated by focusing the light of a 150-W halogen light source on a rotating sector disc producing a square wave light pattern with a modulation depth of 100%. Using an optical fibre, flicker stimuli were delivered to the eye through the illumination pathways of the fundus camera by the RVA. The flicker was centred in the macula with an angle of approximately 30��. A wavelength-separation technique was used to spectrally separate the flicker light from that used to illuminate the fundus. For flicker stimulation, white light in combination with a 550-nm low-pass cut-off filter was used. This ensures that only light with wavelengths below 550?nm is used for flicker stimulation. To separate the flickering light from the light illuminating the fundus, an interference filter with a centre wavelength of 577?nm and a bandwidth of 10?nm (Laser components, Olchingen, Germany) was placed in front of the light source of the fundus camera. This window was chosen because in this spectral range the contrast between blood vessels and the surrounding tissue is optimal. Ipatasertib A retinal irradiance of approximately 220?��W/cm2 was used to achieve optimal fundus images. A second interference filter that exactly matches the one in the illumination pathway is placed in front of the video camera. This ensures that the light used for flicker stimulation does not reach the charge-coupled device (CCD) chip of the video camera but is perceived by the subject under study (Garhofer et?al. 2004; Schmetterer & Garhofer 2007; Luksch et?al. 2009). Statistical analysis was performed using the software spss (version 17.0, Chicago, IL, USA). Proteases inhibitor Changes in retinal vessel diameters were expressed as?the?absolute diameter changes and per cent changes over baseline values. Baseline values were calculated as an average of the last 30?seconds before start of the flicker stimulation. Flicker response of the 50-second flicker period was calculated as an average of the last 10?seconds of stimulation period, for the 150?seconds of the stimulation period as an average of the last 20?seconds of the stimulation period and for the 250-second stimulation as an average of the last 30?seconds of the visual stimulation. For statistical investigation, analysis of variance (anova) with repeated measurements was used. From the three flicker responses, the mean value was calculated in per cent. The comparison of the percental flicker response before and after statin medication was performed with the Student��s paired t-test. A p? Submitted by:

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