Document Detail


Transient cortical blindness and successful recovery after coronary bypass surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22032065     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left ventricular injury has a bad prognosis, especially when a coronary artery is involved. After perforation of the left cardiac ventricle by a knife, a 19-year-old male patient presented with: (i) complete bilateral visual loss; (ii) left anterior descending (LAD) artery injury; (iii) severe systemic hypotension. Under emergency conditions and cardiopulmonary bypass, the LAD artery was revascularized by a saphenous vein graft. Bilateral blindness recovered within several days. Cerebral hypoxia as a result of severe systemic hypotension was the most likely underlying mechanism.
Authors:
Kutay Tasdemir; Cem Evereklioglu; Mehmet G Kaya
Related Documents :
17517485 - Endovascular management performed percutaneously of isolated iliac artery aneurysms.
21682925 - Aortic valve tear with severe aortic regurgitation following blunt chest trauma.
14718825 - Variable sac behavior after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: analysis ...
18388085 - Endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms.
8297275 - Evaluation of mitral valve repair by intraoperative transoesophageal echocardiography.
21492565 - Endovascular management and recovery from oculomotor nerve palsy associated with aneury...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  661-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Erciyes University School of Medicine Kayseri, Turkey.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Percutaneous closure of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneursym with Amplatzer ductal occluder.
Next Document:  Coronary air embolism during mitral valvuloplasty.