Visual functions in 6-year-old children in relation to lead and mercury levels.

@article{Altmann1998VisualFI,
  title={Visual functions in 6-year-old children in relation to lead and mercury levels.},
  author={Lilo Altmann and K Sveinsson and Ursula Kraemer and Michaela Weishoff-houben and M. Turfeld and Gerhard Winneke and Herbert Wiegand},
  journal={Neurotoxicology and teratology},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={9-17}
}
Within a larger comparative environmental health screening program in East and West Germany we investigated functions of the developing visual system in field experiments in a total of 384 children living in three different areas. Visual functions were assessed neurophysiologically by visual-evoked potentials (VEPs) and psychophysically by measuring the contrast sensitivity (CS). Blood lead concentrations and urinary mercury levels were used as markers of environmental and/or amalgam-derived… CONTINUE READING
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