Hypotension-induced blindness in haemodialysis patients

@inproceedings{Bansal2014HypotensioninducedBI,
  title={Hypotension-induced blindness in haemodialysis patients},
  author={Shveta Bansal and Alec M. Ansons and Mandagere Vishwanath},
  booktitle={Clinical kidney journal},
  year={2014}
}
Hypotension is a commonly encountered complication in haemodialysis patients and is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Bilateral visual loss in dialysis induced hypotension remains poorly recognized as a complication by both renal physicians and ophthalmologists. We report 2 cases of patients on renal dialysis who suffered severe longstanding hypotension with bilateral non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy. Both patients experienced bilateral loss of vision over a short… CONTINUE READING
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