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Ischemic optic neuropathy: a complication of cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7200214     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ischemic optic neuropathy followed cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in the postoperative period in 7 of 7685 consecutive procedures. Th visual loss was unilateral in four patients and bilateral in three and there was little improvement. This ischemic infarction of the optic nerve disk was attributed to hypotension, hypothermia, and activation of certain complement factors by the bypass procedure.
P J Sweeney; A C Breuer; J B Selhorst; E A Waybright; A J Furlan; R J Lederman; M R Hanson; R Tomsak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1982 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-06-24     Completed Date:  1982-06-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  560-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure
Cardiopulmonary Bypass / adverse effects*
Ischemia / etiology*
Middle Aged
Optic Nerve / blood supply*
Optic Nerve Diseases / etiology

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