UZH-Logo

Maintenance Infos

Terson-Syndrom - ein vernachlässigtes Problem?


Brunner, D R; Traber, G; Keller, E; Pangalu, A; Landau, K (2013). Terson-Syndrom - ein vernachlässigtes Problem? Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, 230(4):419-422.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to analyze the incidence and prognostic value of intraocular hemorrhages caused by subarachnoid hemorrhages.
PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective data analysis of all patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage admitted to the University Hospital Zurich between 2005 and 2010. All patients have been classified according to Glasgow Coma, Hunt and Hess, WFNS and Fisher Scales.
RESULTS: Out of 391 patients only 26 have been examined by an ophthalmologist. 11/26 (42%) showed Terson's syndrome, compared to 11/391 (2.8%) in the overall cohort. In patients with intraocular hemorrhages there was a trend for a lower GCS and higher Hunt and Hess, WFNS and Fisher scales.
CONCLUSION: Intraocular hemorrhages are a relatively frequent, seemingly neglected complication of subarachnoid hemorrhages, and correlate with a higher mortality and morbidity in prospective studies. Routine fundoscopy of heavily impaired patients should be considered.

BACKGROUND: The aim of our study was to analyze the incidence and prognostic value of intraocular hemorrhages caused by subarachnoid hemorrhages.
PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective data analysis of all patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage admitted to the University Hospital Zurich between 2005 and 2010. All patients have been classified according to Glasgow Coma, Hunt and Hess, WFNS and Fisher Scales.
RESULTS: Out of 391 patients only 26 have been examined by an ophthalmologist. 11/26 (42%) showed Terson's syndrome, compared to 11/391 (2.8%) in the overall cohort. In patients with intraocular hemorrhages there was a trend for a lower GCS and higher Hunt and Hess, WFNS and Fisher scales.
CONCLUSION: Intraocular hemorrhages are a relatively frequent, seemingly neglected complication of subarachnoid hemorrhages, and correlate with a higher mortality and morbidity in prospective studies. Routine fundoscopy of heavily impaired patients should be considered.

Altmetrics

Downloads

0 downloads since deposited on 24 Jul 2013
0 downloads since 12 months

Additional indexing

Other titles:Terson's syndrome - a neglected problem?
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Ophthalmology Clinic
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Neuroradiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2013
Deposited On:24 Jul 2013 09:10
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 16:52
Publisher:Georg Thieme Verlag
ISSN:0023-2165
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1328369
PubMed ID:23629795
Permanent URL: https://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-79522

Download

[img]
Content: Published Version
Filetype: PDF - Registered users only
Size: 77kB
View at publisher

TrendTerms

TrendTerms displays relevant terms of the abstract of this publication and related documents on a map. The terms and their relations were extracted from ZORA using word statistics. Their timelines are taken from ZORA as well. The bubble size of a term is proportional to the number of documents where the term occurs. Red, orange, yellow and green colors are used for terms that occur in the current document; red indicates high interlinkedness of a term with other terms, orange, yellow and green decreasing interlinkedness. Blue is used for terms that have a relation with the terms in this document, but occur in other documents.
You can navigate and zoom the map. Mouse-hovering a term displays its timeline, clicking it yields the associated documents.

Author Collaborations