Visual function following neurosurgical optic nerve decompression for compressive optic neuropathy

@article{Sleep2003VisualFF,
  title={Visual function following neurosurgical optic nerve decompression for compressive optic neuropathy},
  author={Tamsin J. Sleep and Peter Robert Hodgkins and Stephen Honeybul and Glenn Neil-Dwyer and Dorothy A. Lang and Barrie T. Evans},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={571-578}
}
AbstractAims To assess the course of visual function after neurosurgical decompression of the optic nerve during resection of intracranial tumours. To obtain information that may be used to counsel patients.Methods A retrospective review of the acuity and visual fields of 27 patients undergoing neurosurgical decompression of 36 optic nerves in a regional neurosurgical centre. Two groups were considered, those undergoing craniotomy for sphenoid wing meningioma en plaque, and those undergoing an… CONTINUE READING