Follow up of Visual Defects After Optic Nerve Decompression

  • K. von Wild
  • M. Samii
  • K. Hoffmann
  • L. Osterwald

Abstract

Repeated tests of the visual acuity and examination of the visual fields are still of utmost importance in the diagnosis and follow up of optic nerve lesions (Fig. 1) [1–5].

Keywords

Adenoma Meningioma Craniopharyngioma Prolactinoma 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. von Wild
    • 1
  • M. Samii
    • 1
  • K. Hoffmann
    • 1
  • L. Osterwald
    • 1
  1. 1.HannoverGermany

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