Pattern reversal visual evoked response in retinitis pigmentosa

  title={Pattern reversal visual evoked response in retinitis pigmentosa},
  author={Flavio R. L. Paranhos and Osamu Katsumi and Miki Arai and M {\'a}rcio Bittar Nehemy and Tatsuo Hirose},
  journal={Documenta Ophthalmologica},
Purpose: To determine if the pattern reversal visual evoked response (PVER) can objectively evaluate visual function in retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 29 patients (29 eyes) with RP, a visual acuity (VA) better than 20/100, and for whom an electroretinogram (ERG) and a PVER had been recorded. A steady-state PVER was measured using five check sizes: 160, 80, 40, 20 and 10 min of arc. The best-corrected VA was measured using the ETDRS chart… CONTINUE READING
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