December 1975
Volume 14, Issue 12
Articles  |   December 1975
The effects of acetazolamide on the human electroretinogram.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science December 1975, Vol.14, 935-937. doi:
  • Views
  • PDF
  • Share
  • Tools
    • Alerts
      This feature is available to authenticated users only.
      Sign In or Create an Account ×
    • Get Citation

      B Stanescu, J Michiels; The effects of acetazolamide on the human electroretinogram.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1975;14(12):935-937.

      Download citation file:

      © ARVO (1962-2015); The Authors (2016-present)

  • Supplements

The effects of acetazolamied on the cerebral circulation and metabolism was previously shown to be due to a raised PCO2 in brain tissue. The effects of the drug on the human electroretinogram (ERG) are investigated in fifteen human volunteer subjects. A significant increase in the b-wave was found. A similitude with the mechanism of acetazolamide administration in brain and retinal tissue seems to be a possible explanation.


This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

Sign in or purchase a subscription to access this content. ×

You must be signed into an individual account to use this feature.