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Relationship of chromatic visual-evoked potentials and the changes of foveal photoreceptor layer in central serous chorioretinopathy patients.
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PMID:  21535067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Citation information: Wu F, Yang Y, Li H & Odom JV. Relationship of chromatic visual-evoked potentials and the changes of foveal photoreceptor layer in central serous chorioretinopathy patients. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2011. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-1313.2011.00839.x ABSTRACT: Purpose:  To investigate the relative involvement of chromatic and achromatic visual subsystems in central serous chorioretinopathy, and to correlate the function changes with the changes of the foveal photoreceptor layer using Fourier domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT). Methods:  Central serous chorioretinopathy patients and control subjects were tested and compared. Equiluminant Chromatic sinusoidal gratings were presented in a pattern onset-offset mode. We measured the distance between the internal limiting membrane (ILM) and the external limiting membrane (ELM) on FD-OCT images. Results:  Visual evoked potential mean latency was delayed significantly in central serous chorioretinopathy patients compared to controls. The visual evoked potential delay was greater for chromatic than for achromatic stimuli. Retinal thickness from ILM to ELM was associated significantly and selectively with short-wavelength-sensitive (S) cone visual evoked potential latency (r = -0.40, p = 0.032). Conclusions:  These results are consistent with data that indicate the loss of photoreceptors in central serous chorioretinopathy resulting in a reduced thickness of the outer nuclear layer. Additionally, they are consistent with data which indicate that the photoreceptor loss is relatively greater in cones. The S-cone pathway was affected the most.
Fang Wu; Yabo Yang; Haojun Li; J Vernon Odom
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-28
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Title:  Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1475-1313     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-5-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8208839     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Physiol Opt     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics © 2011 The College of Optometrists.
Eye Center, Second Affiliated Hospital, College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China College of Education Science & Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, China West Virginia University Eye Institute, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA.
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