INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.121, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
A 52-year-old woman developed transient cortical blindness after coronary angiography. Its occurrence after coronary angiography is far less common. A possible mechanism of this complication may be contrast penetration of the blood-brain barrier with direct neurotoxicity to the occipital cortex. Patient outcome is excellent, with complete recovery expected within 24-48 h. (c) 2007 Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd.