Delayed optic nerve decompression for indirect optic nerve injury.

@article{Thakar2003DelayedON,
  title={Delayed optic nerve decompression for indirect optic nerve injury.},
  author={Alok Thakar and Ashok Mahapatra and Dev Ashish Tandon},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2003},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={112-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the efficacy of delayed optic nerve decompression in traumatic optic nerve injury. STUDY DESIGN Critical analysis of Proforma-based, prospectively accrued data of all cases with injury to surgery interval of greater than 2 weeks. METHODS Thirty-five cases with a median injury to surgery interval of 56 days (range, 16-374 d). Surgical decompression was undertaken only in cases that continued to have poor vision after treatment with steroids in conventional doses (1 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING

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