hypobarism


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hypobarism

Disturbances resulting from a decrease of ambient pressure to less than that within the body fluids, tissues, and cavities.
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The subjects in the study underwent the ultrasound pachymetry in normoand hypobarism, at 25,000 feet.
Pachymetry values related to corneal thickness in conditions of hypobarism revealed a statistically significant increase (P < 0.05).
Recent studies about IOP in hypobarism found out no significant changes of IOP [4], sometimes decreasing values [5, 6], and even increasing ones [2, 3].