Optic nerve contact and compression by the carotid artery in asymptomatic patients.

@article{Jacobson1997OpticNC,
  title={Optic nerve contact and compression by the carotid artery in asymptomatic patients.},
  author={Daniel M. Jacobson and John J. Warner and Steven K. Broste},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1997},
  volume={123 5},
  pages={677-83}
}
PURPOSE To estimate the frequency and clinical correlates of contact and compression of the intracranial optic nerve by the supraclinoid carotid artery in asymptomatic patients. METHODS In a retrospective study, we identified asymptomatic patients who had undergone magnetic resonance imaging with sequences that could be used to evaluate the relation… CONTINUE READING