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Documenta Ophthalmologica

, Volume 101, Issue 1, pp 11–18 | Cite as

Standard for pattern electroretinography

  • Michael Bach
  • Marko Hawlina
  • Graham E. Holder
  • Michael F. Marmor
  • Thomas Meigen
  • Vaegan
  • Yozo Miyake
Article

Abstract

The pattern electroretinogram (PERG) is a retinal response evoked by viewing an alternating checkerboard or grating. It receives clinical and research attention because it can provide information about inner retinal cells and the macula. However, clinicians may have trouble choosing between different techniques for recording the PERG that have been described in the literature. The International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision has prepared a standard for a basic PERG recording procedure to aid new users in obtaining reliable responses and to encourage more uniformity among existing users.

clinical electrophysiology electroretinogram pattern electroretinogram 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Bach
    • 1
  • Marko Hawlina
    • 2
  • Graham E. Holder
    • 3
  • Michael F. Marmor
    • 4
  • Thomas Meigen
    • 5
  • Vaegan
    • 6
  • Yozo Miyake
    • 7
  1. 1.Univ.-AugenklinikFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.University Eye ClinicLjubljanaSlovenia
  3. 3.Moorfields Eye HospitalLondonUK
  4. 4.Department of OphthalmologyStanford (Calif.) University School of MedicineUSA
  5. 5.Univ.-AugenklinikWürzburgGermany
  6. 6.Visiontest AustraliaSydneyAustralia
  7. 7.Nagoya University School of MedicineNagoyaJapan

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