Perioperative Visual Loss Associated with Spine Surgery

Publication Date: January 1, 2019
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Summary of Advisory Statements

Preoperative Patient Evaluation and Preparation

Review a patient’s preoperative history and perform an appropriate examination to identify patients with conditions such as preoperative anemia, vascular risk factors (e.g., hypertension, diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, coronary artery disease, previous stroke, carotid artery stenosis, tobacco use), and obesity.
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Perioperative Visual Loss Associated with Spine Surgery

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