More MS news articles for Dec 2001

Evidence-based neuro-ophthalmology: advances in treatment

Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2001 Dec;12(6):387-392
Balcer LJ.
Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

This review presents highlights and updates from of the most significant clinical trials in neuro-ophthalmology to date, the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial, the Controlled High-Risk Avonex Multiple Sclerosis Prevention Study, and the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial.

The quality of evidence for treatment efficacy from these trials and other recent investigations of giant cell arteritis and idiopathic intracranial hypertension is classified herein according to published criteria based on sample size and study design.

PMID: 11734677 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]