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Topographic mapping of retinal function with the SLO-mfERG under simultaneous control of fixation in Best's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12592056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE: To introduce the scanning laser ophthalmoscope-evoked mfERG (SLO-mfERG) as a new method to measure focal retinal function. METHODS: Sixty-two healthy individuals and 12 patients with Best's disease were examined. mfERGs were recorded using a scanning laser ophthalmoscope as a stimulator and trigger device (He-Neon 632.8 nm) as well as a fundus-monitoring system (Infrared 730 nm). RESULTS: Amplitudes in the central concentric area were found to be significantly lower in patients with Best's disease than in healthy controls, while no significant differences were found for the more peripheral areas. CONCLUSION: SLO-mfERG is a reliable new technique for topographic mapping of retinal function under simultaneous control of fixation.
Gunther Rudolph; Petros Kalpadakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde     Volume:  217     ISSN:  0030-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmologica     Publication Date:    2003 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-19     Completed Date:  2003-04-09     Revised Date:  2007-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0054655     Medline TA:  Ophthalmologica     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2003 S. Karger AG, Basel
Eye Clinic, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Electroretinography / methods*
Feasibility Studies
Fixation, Ocular*
Fundus Oculi
Lasers / diagnostic use
Middle Aged
Ophthalmoscopy / methods
Retina / physiology*
Retinal Degeneration / physiopathology*

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