Jan 26, 2017
Although you should not confuse this with amaurosis fugax, a transient loss of vision in one eye usually screams vascular event. But not always... Keep an eye out for how the plot thickens in this week's episode of BrainWaves. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision making in routine clinical practice. The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Imran Jivraj. REFERENCES 1. Biousse V and Trobe JD. Transient monocular visual loss. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;140:717-21. 2. Kattah JC, Wang DZ and Reddy C. Intravenous recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator thrombolysis in treatment of central retinal artery occlusion. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120:1234-6. 3. Schumacher M, Schmidt D, Jurklies B, Gall C, Wanke I, Schmoor C, Maier-Lenz H, Solymosi L, Brueckmann H, Neubauer AS, Wolf A, Feltgen N and Group EA-S. Central retinal artery occlusion: local intra-arterial fibrinolysis versus conservative treatment, a multicenter randomized trial. Ophthalmology. 2010;117:1367-75 e1. 4. Ravits J and Seybold ME. Transient monocular visual loss from narrow-angle glaucoma. Archives of neurology. 1984;41:991-3.