Retinitis Pigmentosa Bibliography

Clinical Presentation

Berson EL.  Long-term visual prognoses in patients with retinitis pigmentosa: the Ludwig von Sallmann Lecture.  Exp Eye Res. 2007;85(1):7-14. doi:10.1016/j.exer.2007.03.001.

Heckenlively JR, Heckenlively JR, Yoser SL, Friedman LH, Oversier JJ.  Clinical findings and common symptoms in retinitis pigmentosa.  Am J Ophthalmol. 1988;105(5):504-511. doi:10.1016/0002-9394(88)90242-5.

Marmor MF.  Visual loss in retinitis pigmentosa.  Am J Ophthalmol. 1980;89(5):692-698. doi:10.1016/0002-9394(80)90289-5.

Molecular Biology & Electrophysiology

Berger W, Kloeckner-Gruissem B, Neidhardt J. The molecular basis of human retinal and vitreoretinal diseases. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2010;29(5):335-375. doi:10.1016/j.preteyeres.2010.03.004.

den Hollander AI, Black A, Bennett J, Cremers FP. Lighting a candle in the dark: advances in genetics and gene therapy of recessive retinal dystrophies. J Clin Invest. 2010;120(9):3042-3053.doi:10.1172/JCI42258.

Nagy D, Schönfisch B, Zrenner E, Jägle H.  Long-term follow-up of retinitis pigmentosa patients with multifocal electroretinography [published online June 19, 2008].  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008;49(10):4664-4671. doi:10.1167/iovs.07-1360.

Shastry BS.  Retinitis pigmentosa and related disorders: phenotypes of rhodopsin and peripherin/RDS mutations.  Am J Med Genet. 1994;52(4):467-474. doi:10.1002/ajmg.1320520413.

van Soest S, Westerveld A, de Jong PT, Bleeker-Wagemakers EM, Bergen AA.  Retinitis pigmentosa: defined from a molecular point of view.  Surv Ophthalmol. 1999;43(4):321-334. doi:10.1016/S0039-6257(98)00046-0.


Berson EL, Rosner B, Sandberg MA, et al.  A randomized trial of vitamin A and vitamin E supplementation for retinitis pigmentosa.  Arch Ophthalmol. 1993;111(6):761-772. doi:10.1001/archopht.1993.01090060049022.

Fishman GA, Gilbert LD, Fiscella RG, Kimura AE, Jampol LM.  Acetazolamide for treatment of chronic macular edema in retinitis pigmentosa.  Arch Ophthalmol. 1989;107(10):1445-1452. doi:10.1001/archopht.1989.01070020519031.

Comprehensive Reviews

Bird AC.  Retinal photoreceptor dystrophies, LI: Edward Jackson Memorial Lecture. Am J Ophthalmol. 1995;119(5):543-562. doi:10.1016/S0002-9394(14)70212-0.

Hartong DT, Berson EL, Dryja TP.  Retinitis pigmentosa.  Lancet. 2006;368(9549):1795-1809. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69740-7.

He Y, Zhang Y, Liu X, et al. Recent advances of stem cell therapy for retinitis pigmentosa. Int J Mol Sci. 2014;15(8):14456-14474. doi:10.3390/ijms150814456.

Phelan JK, Bok D. A brief review of retinitis pigmentosa and the identified retinitis pigmentosa genes. Mol Vis. 2000;6:116-124.

Sacchetti M, Mantelli F, Merlo D, Lambiase A. Systematic review of randomized clinical trials on safety and efficacy of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for retinitis pigmentosa. J Ophthalmol. 2015;2015:737053. Published August 3, 2015. Accessed February 1, 2018. 

Updated February 2018

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