Viagra and Vision Loss: Does Sex Make You Blind?

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Identifier Sadun_81
Title Viagra and Vision Loss: Does Sex Make You Blind?
Subject Sildenafil; Vardenafil; Tadalafil; Viagra; Levitra; Cialis; Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic; Toxic Optic Neuropathy; Optic Nerve; Optic Disc; Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases, Type 5; Hypotension
Creator Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Flora L. Thornton Chair, Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurological Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at USC
Description At a formal debate during a meeting in Canada in Sept. 2006, Sadun was assigned the role of arguing the case FOR a connection between taking phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitors and developing anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. Presenting Symptom: Hypotension. Anatomy: Optic nerve; Optic disc; Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases, Type 5. Disease/Diagnosis: Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic; Toxic optic neuropathy.
References Cunningham, Ariana V. MD; Smith, Kyle H. MD, Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. 21(1):22-25, March 2001.
Contributor Metadata cataloger: Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Created in Microsoft PowerPoint
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Contributing Institution Doheny Eye Institute; University of Southern California. Dept. of Opthalmology; University of Southern California. Dept. of Neurological Surgery
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6516vrw
Setname ehsl_novel_aas
Date Created 2008-04-23
Date Modified 2021-08-11
ID 177108
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