Amaurosis fugax: A study of 17 patients

  title={Amaurosis fugax: A study of 17 patients},
  author={Pieter Toussaint and Antonello Rosa and Jacques Mizon},
A group of 17 patients having had at least one attack of amaurosis fugax was studied. All had had an angiographic exploration and an electrocardiogram. Seven out of the 17 were subjected to more extensive cardiac investigations (echocardiography = five cases; phonocardiogram = two cases). Various risk factors were searched for.In 11 out of the 17 patients, a certain origin of the transient monocular blindness could be confirmed (internal carotid artery: ten cases; heart: one case); in three… CONTINUE READING

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