Visual loss due to optic nerve infarction and central retinal artery occlusion after spine surgery in the prone position

Abstract

RATIONALE Visual loss after spine surgery in the prone position is a serious complication. Several cases of central retinal artery occlusion with ophthalmoplegia after spine surgery have been reported in patients with ophthalmic arteries fed by the internal carotid artery (ICA) in a normal manner. PATIENT CONCERNS A 74-year-old man developed visual loss… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000007379

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