Amaurosis Fugax

Known as: momentary blindness, Amaurosis Fugax [Disease/Finding], Monocular Blindness, Transient 
Transient complete or partial monocular blindness due to retinal ischemia. This may be caused by emboli from the CAROTID ARTERY (usually in… (More)
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1946-2017
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Retinal ischemia is a major cause of visual impairment and is associated with a high risk of subsequent… (More)
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1993
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1993
BACKGROUND The efficacy of carotid endarterectomy in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis has not been confirmed in… (More)
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1991
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1991
OBJECTIVE To determine whether carotid endarterectomy provides protection against subsequent cerebral ischemia in men with… (More)
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1989
1989
In more than 50% of amaurosis fugax patients under 45 years of age no cause for the episodes of visual loss is identifiable. We… (More)
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1989
1989
Platelets play a critical role in the pathophysiology of amaurosis fugax. Emboli to retinal vessels apparently produce amaurosis… (More)
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1989
1989
The term "transient monocular blindness" is gradually being replaced with "amaurosis fugax," which has a less precise connotation… (More)
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1985
1985
One hundred and ten patients who had presented with amaurosis fugax and were treated medically were studied retrospectively… (More)
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1982
1982
Fifty-one patients with amaurosis fugax were followed for a mean of 4.9 years from their first attack. Females predominated under… (More)
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1979
1979
A 16-year-old white boy presented with a history of amaurosis fugax associated with an afferent pupillary defect, proptosis… (More)
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1977
1977
Three patients with proved internal carotid artery occlusion and diseased external carotid artery or common carotid artery had… (More)
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