Measurements of eye distortions caused by elevated intracranial pressure

D. Roberts, S. G. Kosinski, G. A. Thomas, J. Catrambone, W. He

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We have measured the optical disc region in the eye of patients with elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). We used a Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope (SLO) [1], which gives a digital measure of the topology. We formulated two measures of the swelling caused by high ICP (called papilledema): 1) depth of the optic disc, and 2) average mean diameter of the swelling. We show that these quantitative evaluations vary systematically with a physicians qualitative grading of the severity of the papilledema.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number14.1.1
Pages (from-to)254-255
Number of pages2
JournalProceedings of the IEEE Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NEBEC
StatePublished - 2005
EventProceedings of the 2005 IEEE 31st Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference - Hoboken, NJ, United States
Duration: Apr 2 2005Apr 3 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemical Engineering


  • Hydrocephalus
  • ICP
  • Papilledema
  • SLO


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