Vision loss following transurethral resection of the prostate.

Marilyn Kay // Publications // Dec 01 1985

PubMed ID: 2934433

Author(s): Kay MC, Kay J, Begun F, Yeung JE. Vision loss following transurethral resection of the prostate. J Clin Neuroophthalmol. 1985 Dec;5(4):273-6. PMID 2934433

Journal: Journal Of Clinical Neuro Ophthalmology, Volume 5, Issue 4, Dec 1985

Transient blindness is an uncommonly reported complication of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). We report three cases and discuss the possible etiologies of this complaint, which is a symptom of the “TURP syndrome.”