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