Table 8

Cranial nerve palsies and changes in vision

Stented (n=30)Non-stented (n=60)p Value
Cranial nerve palsy (n (%))1 (3.3)*2 (3.3)1.0
Worsening of vision (n (%))1 (3.3)4 (6.7)§0.66
  • * One patient with unilateral oculomotor nerve palsy.

  • Two patients with unilateral abducens nerve palsy.

  • One patient with worsening vision attributed to subarachnoid hemorrhage, not the embolization procedure.

  • § One patient with Terson syndrome, one patient with temporary unilateral visual loss that returned to baseline after 1 week of decadron therapy, one patient with unilateral visual loss and one patient with posterior ischemic optic neuropathy, likely secondary to the subarachnoid hemorrhage.