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Amaurosis Fugax

Transient complete or partial monocular blindness due to retinal ischemia. This may be caused by emboli from the CAROTID ARTERY (usually in association with CAROTID STENOSIS) and other locations that enter the central RETINAL ARTERY. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p245)
Also Known As:
Blindness, Transient Monocular; Transient Monocular Blindness; Blindness, Monocular, Transient; Monocular Blindness, Transient
Networked: 197 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 14 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
2. Ischemia
3. Stroke (Strokes)
4. Transient Ischemic Attack
5. Carotid Stenosis (Carotid Artery Stenosis)

Experts

1. Wang, Ping: 4 articles (01/2012 - 07/2005)
2. Glueck, Charles J: 3 articles (01/2012 - 02/2009)
3. Nitulescu, Mihaela: 2 articles (01/2016 - 10/2015)
4. Kosmorsky, Gregory S: 2 articles (12/2013 - 12/2007)
5. Goldenberg, Naila: 2 articles (10/2011 - 07/2005)
6. Hayreh, Sohan Singh: 2 articles (09/2011 - 07/2005)
7. Kashyap, Vikram S: 2 articles (12/2007 - 02/2006)
8. Coroi, Mihaela: 2 articles (01/2007 - 01/2007)
9. Defranceschi, Mladen: 2 articles (01/2007 - 01/2007)
10. Bontas, Ecaterina: 2 articles (01/2007 - 01/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Amaurosis Fugax:
1. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
2. clopidogrel (Plavix)FDA Link
3. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Ticlopidine (Ticlid)FDA LinkGeneric
5. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)IBA
6. Estrogens (Estrogen)FDA Link
7. Oral ContraceptivesIBA
8. Interleukin-16 (Interleukin 16)IBA
9. CytokinesIBA
10. HomocysteineIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Carotid Endarterectomy
2. Endarterectomy (Thromboendarterectomy)
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
5. Vitreoretinal Surgery