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  • D.N. Parmar, A.Sofat, R. Bowman, et al (Department of Neurosciences, King’s College Hospital, London)


    Visual prognostic value of the pattern electroretinogram in chiasmal compression.



    Br.J.Ophthalmol 2000: 84: 1024-1026.


      


    The visual loss caused by chiasmal (optic) compression by pituitary tumours may be transient or permanent. This is possibly related to the extent of irreversible retrograde degeneration of the retinal ganglion cells.

      


    The pattern electroretinogram (PERG) N95 component is believed to rise in relation to retinal ganglion cell function and may be a potential prognostic indicator for visual function following decompressive surgery.

       


    Records of 72 eyes from 36 patients were retrospectively analysed. It was concluded that the PERG is a useful visual prognostic indicator in the preoperative assessment of chiasmal compression.

       

 



 

 

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Pituitary Tumour
 

  • D.N. Parmar, A.Sofat, R. Bowman, et al (Department of Neurosciences, King’s College Hospital, London)
    Visual prognostic value of the pattern electroretinogram in chiasmal compression.
    Br.J.Ophthalmol 2000: 84: 1024-1026.
      
    The visual loss caused by chiasmal (optic) compression by pituitary tumours may be transient or permanent. This is possibly related to the extent of irreversible retrograde degeneration of the retinal ganglion cells.
      
    The pattern electroretinogram (PERG) N95 component is believed to rise in relation to retinal ganglion cell function and may be a potential prognostic indicator for visual function following decompressive surgery.
       
    Records of 72 eyes from 36 patients were retrospectively analysed. It was concluded that the PERG is a useful visual prognostic indicator in the preoperative assessment of chiasmal compression.
       

 

 

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