Perioperative visual loss after excision and autografting of a thermal burn to the back.

Abstract

Peri-operative visual loss is an uncommon and poorly understood entity whose severity launched a Practice Advisory to identify peri-operative risk factors including prone positioning, anemia, hypotension, blood loss >44.7% of EBV, and surgical time >4-6.5 h. Contributing co-morbidities are obesity, tobacco, malnutrition, and PAD, which reduce blood flow to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2013.12.022

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