Damage to the optic radiation in multiple sclerosis is associated with retinal injury and visual disability.

@article{Reich2009DamageTT,
  title={Damage to the optic radiation in multiple sclerosis is associated with retinal injury and visual disability.},
  author={Daniel S Reich and Seth A. Smith and Eliza M. Gordon-Lipkin and Arzu Ozturk and B. S. Caffo and Laura Joan Balcer and Peter A. Calabresi},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 8},
  pages={998-1006}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether damage to the optic radiation (OR) in multiple sclerosis (MS) is associated with optic nerve injury and visual dysfunction. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Referral center. PARTICIPANTS Ninety referred patients with MS and 29 healthy volunteers. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Magnetic resonance imaging indices along the OR were reconstructed with diffusion tensor tractography. Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness and visual acuity at high and low contrast were… CONTINUE READING