ECTRIMS day two: optic nerve imaging may help monitor therapeutic effects in MS

Written by Peter Brown

A variety of researchers have presented their work on visual system imaging and how the technique may improve understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) progression. There was a particular focus on how imagining of the optic nerve and retina may provide an interventional trial platform for validity of concept studies. The session, held on the second day of the 32nd European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) congress, began with Peter Calabresi (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA) defining the importance of optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a non-invasive technique that has the capacity to demonstrate and quantify...

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