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... i didn't think the VEP test could tell me anything really until it was accompanied by the MRI... but here goes. ... (7 replies)
... there seem to be only 3 places anywhere in north al that does VEP testing and when i called them back they do not do the SSEP test... so for now I just have the VEP test scheduled for next week so we will see if it yields anything? ... (11 replies)
... SSEP is used in conjunction with the other evoked potentials. It is not used as often as the VEP, or BAER, but sometimes they get them as a trio as supportive evidence or if the MRI is negative but spinal fluid is positive for o-bands, MBP etc. It is just one more piece of the puzzle to be used in the McDonald Criteria. (11 replies)

MS question
Oct 26, 2008
... Hello. I had alot of people explaining about VEP testing and what is involved in diagnosing MS with the VEP testing involved. ... (18 replies)
... I am not sure what the eye dr credentials are for who did the VEP testing. If I remember right, there are only 3 locations in Alabama who have the testing so I chose the closest. ... (18 replies)
... Has anyone here had a negative MRI with a positive VEP that has been diagnosed. ... (13 replies)
... I have a scheduled VEP test... "During the test, you watch a video monitor with a moving pattern. ... (11 replies)
VEP question
Jun 6, 2011
... Hi there! The VEP is usually used to check for peripheral visioin loss, it can also point towards Optical Neuritis because true Optical Neuritis, usually has areas of the vision with loss (even when we cant tell we have it). The test is NOT conclusive for MS; however it can show further need for optical testing, which may in fact find ON to be the culprit. ON, may or may not... (1 replies)
... or necessary for testing at this juncture. ... (8 replies)
... The SSEP test is never used for MS is strictly used for spinal surgery. Spharden, did I read somewhere in your posts that you were a personal trainer and that you also had torn a muscle? Am I getting this right? I am getting really confused because your posts go from nothing related to MS to directly related to MS. Somewhere, you lost me, Im sorry. Where are we... (11 replies)
MS question
Oct 7, 2008
... reason. I also now have a hard time going up and down steps as its becomming a struggle. I was told it may be possible that having a negative MRI but a positive VEP test could mean MS, can anyone clerify there for me. I am confused somewhat about this and still trying to learn about MS? ... (18 replies)
... EEG, EMG, VEP. Testing depends on the thought process of your doctor and what he thinks might be going on. ... (16 replies)
... optamologist. She dx'd me with ON. This was by physical exam and VEP testing. I had slight delay in the affected eye. She also sent me for an MRI. After seeing a few lesions she referred me to an MS specialist. ... (10 replies)
... In 2002 when my MS worsened the MRI showed no active lesions. They sent me for a VEP which said something was happening. ... (8 replies)
... I tried to look up "clinical" symptoms, the definition, I am still unsure, but I also presented with a side cramp that lasted A LONG time, had a ct, have no explanation for that cramp still except he said that sounded normal. (FOR WHAT???) nothing about a side cramp sounds normal to me, like something is holding my ribcage closed on one side. anyway... was also Dx with... (8 replies)
... :wave: Welcome back and thanks for the update, Raden. Your doctor's hands are probably "tied" by the constraints of the Revised Mcdonald Standard. One lesion and one positive VEP- how many clinical presentations have you had? The LP question can be difficult because 15% of MSers who have had an LP have a negative (normal) result. While it seems a definite MS diagnosis,... (8 replies)
... I haven't been on in quite some time but want to touch base and get an opinion, or something, about what's going on. I have now seen my MS Specialist 3 times, by the end of the 3rd visit I have had MRI's-2 brain and only 1 included c-spine. I have one enhancing lesion, and 'several spots" so he Dx me with demyelinating disease and dysautonomia. He says he is confident I... (8 replies)
... so that, initself isnt going to give you a diagnosis. However, the Spinal Tap, the blood work, the EMG and VEP and SEP might give you some different answers. ... (2 replies)
... There is a percentage of people with MS whose MRIs are clear so a negative MRI doesn't definitely show anything unfortunately. Has your neuro suggested VEP testing or a lumbar puncture? ... (4 replies)
... I just had my VEP testing done today and the tech told me right then I was fine. I think you need to contact your doctor's office and insist on your results. ... (3 replies)

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