The study measured the primary endpoints of TIA, amaurosis fugax
, and CVA for 48 months.
Prompt identification and appropriate treatment of amaurosis fugax
can result in maintenance of normal vision.
Due to the possibility of blockage of the carotid artery in patients with amaurosis fugax
, they will need to have immediate investigations (e.
However, in the setting of evolving vision loss or amaurosis fugax
, intravenous methylprednisolone, 500 mg to 1 g daily for 3 days followed by oral prednisone, should be used.
Valvular vegetations can release emboli and lead to episodes of amaurosis fugax
or retinal artery occlusion (2).
Ophthalmic vessel occlusion may lead to amaurosis fugax
or visual loss.
All of the patients were symptomatic (with amaurosis fugax
, a transient ischemic attack, or a stroke within the previous 180 days) and also had at least 50% stenosis in their carotid artery based on the criteria of the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET).
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10] Transient mononuclear blindness or amaurosis fugax
is characterized by a brief unilateral visual deficit lasting 15-30 minutes in length.