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Automated estimation of implicit time and amplitude from the flicker electroretinogram.
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PMID:  20700185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The electroretinogram (ERG) has been shown to yield sensitive and specific information about the development of neovascularization in ischemic disorders such as diabetic retinopathy and central retinal vein occlusion. However, even though the test is quick, easy to perform, and carries few risks, the ERG is poorly utilized in clinical situations because of the extended training period necessary for test interpretation. We have developed an algorithm that estimates the phase and amplitude of a 30-Hz flicker ERG and that is relatively insensitive to many forms of interference in ERG recordings. These estimates can be directly compared to established criteria for the risk of proliferative retinal disease.
M L Severns; M A Johnson; S A Merritt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied optics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0003-6935     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Opt     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
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Created Date:  2010-08-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247660     Medline TA:  Appl Opt     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2106-12     Citation Subset:  -    
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