visual evoked potential


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vis·u·al e·voked po·ten·tial

voltage fluctuations that may be recorded from the occipital area of the scalp as the result of retinal stimulation by a light flashing at quarter-second intervals; commonly added together and averaged by computer.

vis·u·al e·vok·ed po·ten·tial

(vizh'ū-ăl ē-vōkt' pŏ-ten'shăl)
Voltage fluctuations that may be recorded from the occipital area of the scalp as the result of retinal stimulation by a light flashing at quarter-second intervals; commonly summated and averaged by computer.

vis·u·al e·vok·ed po·ten·tial

(VEP) (vizh'ū-ăl ē-vōkt' pŏ-ten'shăl)
Voltage fluctuations that may be recorded from occipital area of scalp due to retinal stimulation by a light flashing at quarter-second intervals.
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The company specializes in the development and marketing of patient-friendly, non-invasive vision testing equipment utilizing Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) technology.
A New Visual Evoked Potential System for Vision Screening in Infants and Young Children.
In a relaxed and easy-going manner, the video explains to a child who may have to undergo the assessment, how electrodes are attached and what they will look at and do while a clinician records electroretinograms, visual evoked potentials and electro-oculograms.
I have had two more MRIs, a visual evoked potentials test, plus more blood-testing a lumbar puncture, and four different EMGs (electromyograms), and there you have it
Visual evoked potentials showed markedly increased P100-latencies bilaterally.
McDonald built on this earlier work and began studying conduction in the optic nerve using a new kind of electronic measure, the Visual Evoked Potentials (VEP).
Some or all of the following might be ordered: visual evoked potentials (VEP); brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP); and/or somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP).
Because the oligoclonal banding test yields a high rate of false positive results, confident diagnosis also requires a comprehensive set of clinical tests including magnetic resonance imaging and, in certain cases, visual evoked potentials.

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