The Role of the Magnification Factor in the Recovery Process of Visual Field Defects After Retrogeniculate Lesions

  • B. Messing
  • H. Gänshirt
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In 1987 in a follow-up study we reported on visual field defects with vascular damage of the geniculostriate pathway. This study included 37 cases with infarctions or hematomas and homonymous field defects or cortical blindness. Investigations were carried out in the first week after the event, and repeated 6 months, 1 year and 3 years after the stroke.


Visual Field Visual Field Defect Striate Cortex Cortical Column Visual Aura 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Messing
    • 1
  • H. Gänshirt
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurologische Universitätsklinik HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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