Standards, Recommendations and Guidelines


One of the longstanding ISCEV goals is to establish worldwide standard clinical protocols for electrophysiological examinations. Based on input from many members, ISCEV has published the following compilations of protocols. Thankfully, Springer has made these public access; since access on their site is occasionally not working right we here also provide local copies.

 

Current ISCEV Standards

mfERG  (= multifocal ERG)

Hood DC, Bach M, Brigell M, Keating D, Kondo M, Lyons JS, Marmor MF, McCulloch DL, Palmowski-Wolfe AM (2012) ISCEV Standard for clinical multifocal electroretinography (2011 edition). Doc Ophthalmol 124:1–13

mfERG Standard (free from Springer)

ERG

Marmor MF, Fulton AB, Holder GE, Miyake Y, Brigell M, Bach M (2009) Standard for clinical electroretinography (2008 update). Doc Ophthalmol 118:69–77

ERG Standard (free from Springer)

[Draft of 2014 revision, version 4.7]

EOG

Marmor MF, Brigell MG, Westall CA, Bach M. ISCEV Standard for Clinical Electro-oculography (2010 Update), Doc Ophthalmol (2011) 122:1–7

EOG Standard (free from Springer)

PERG  (= Pattern ERG)

Bach M, Brigell MG, Hawlina M, Holder GE, Johnson MA, McCulloch DL, Meigen T, Viswanathan S (2013) ISCEV standard for clinical pattern electroretinography (PERG) – 2012 update. Doc Ophthalmol 126:1–7 [DOI]

PERG Standard (free from Springer)

VEP

Odom JV, Bach M, Brigell M, Holder GE, McCulloch DL, Tormene AP, Vaegan (2010). ISCEV standard for clinical visual evoked potentials(2009 update). Doc Ophthalmol 120:111–119

VEP Standard (free from Springer)

Calibration and Recording

Brigell M, Bach M, Barber C, Moskowitz A, Robson J (2003) Guidelines for calibration of stimulus and recording parameters used in clinical electrophysiology of vision. Doc Ophthalmol 107:185–193  

Calibration Guidelines (free from Springer)

Extended Protocols

ISCEV plans to approve Extended Protocols that specify rigorous procedures for applications such as non-standard diagnostic testing and clinical trials. Several draft protocols have now been submitted for approval and are therefore currently in review.

Process for Proposal, Review and Approval of Extended Protocols. [PDF]

 


Last update by webmeister Michael Bach 2014-09-24