Visual Loss after Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CABG) for Coronary Artery Disease: A Report of Case

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Abstract

We are reporting a 59-year-old male who presented with features of bilateral anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy after coronary artery bypass grafting. Postoperative vision loss after major nonocular surgery is a very rare but devastating complication since it has the potential to cause bilateral, severe and permanent loss of vision.

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Simoglou, C. , Konstantinou, F. , Mikroulis, D. , Elefteriadis, S. and Bougioukas, G. (2015) Visual Loss after Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CABG) for Coronary Artery Disease: A Report of Case. World Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, 5, 45-48. doi: 10.4236/wjcs.2015.55008.

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