Publication
Title
Ischemic optic neuropathy - diagnosis and therapy
Author
Abstract
Age, natural history, telltale disc morphology and functional follow-up with simple efficient methods (visual acuity, pupil dynamics, visual field, desaturated color vision, contrast sensitivity frequency, flicker fusion frequencies) are important for distinguishing optic neuritis from non-arteritic anterior/posterior ischemic optic neuropathy. The diagnosis of arteritic (inflammation) from non-arteritic cases is of prime importance as the correct therapeutic approach (intravenous methylprednisolone) will save the function of the fellow nerve in arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy. The natural history and evaluation of relatively infrequent progression in non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy with assessment of optic nerve sheath fenestration deserve further multicenter studies.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Neuro-ophthalmology. - Amsterdam
Publication
Amsterdam : 1994
ISSN
0165-8107
Volume/pages
14:3(1994), p. 175-184
ISI
A1994PA80500005
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
Publication type
Subject
Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Last edited 08.06.2017
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