Visual evoked potentials and optic nerve histopathology in normal and diabetic rats and effect of ginkgo biloba extract.

@article{Apaydin1993VisualEP,
  title={Visual evoked potentials and optic nerve histopathology in normal and diabetic rats and effect of ginkgo biloba extract.},
  author={Cemil Apaydin and Yzzet Oğuz and Ayşel Ağar and Piraye Yargiçoğlu and Necdet Demir and G{\"u}zide Aksu},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={1993},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={623-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to test the possible therapeutic role of ginkgo biloba extract on the impairment of visual function and pathological histology of the optic nerve caused by early diabetes. Ginkgo biloba extract entraps oxygenated free radicals and is also a strong inhibitor of the platelet activation factor (PAF). For this purpose, VEP recordings and optic nerve histopathology were studied on alloxan diabetic and normal Swiss albino rats in four experimental groups. The VEP… CONTINUE READING
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