Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery: A Case Report

Nursen Oncel Acir, Ahmet Kuzgun, Fatih Aygun, Zeynep Dadaci, Mehmet Borazan


Postoperative visual dysfunction following major surgeries is still a significant clinical problem. Especially, ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) after cardiac surgery is a devastating complication that is known as a source of permanent visual loss. In this case study, a patient who presented with features of bilateral anterior ION after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery (CPBS) was reported.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(1):20-23


Ischemic optic neuropathy; Cardiopulmonary bypass; Postoperative visual dysfunction

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