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Branch retinal artery occlusion secondary to percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.
  1. F A Bucci, Jr,
  2. T M Dimitsopulos and
  3. G B Krohel
  1. Albany Medical College of Union University, Department of Ophthalmology, New York 12208.


    We report on a patient suffering a branch retinal artery occlusion immediately following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Balloon angioplasty may produce ocular embolic events consistent with previously reported neurological complaints.

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