Ischemic Optic Neuropathy After Carotid Body Tumor Resection

Ozkiri M., Akin I., Ozkiri A., Adam M., Saydam L.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.25, no.1, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Incidence estimates for postoperative vision loss after nonocular surgery range from 0.013% for all surgeries up to 0.2% following spine surgery. The most common neuro-ophthalmologic causes of postoperative vision loss are the ischemic optic neuropathies (IONs), either anterior or posterior.