The official podcast of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) is brought to you by host Alli Bechtel MD, featuring the latest information and news in perioperative and anesthesia patient safety.
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Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel. This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety.
Today, we are going to dive back into the APSF 35th Anniversary Newsletter, the Jade edition with a focus on postoperative visual loss or POVL and specifically ischemic optic neuropathy or ION following spinal fusion surgery. Tune in to hear the tale of recognizing an increasing complication, working to learn so much more about it, and disseminating this knowledge along with new practice advisories to help improve patient safety and decrease the incidence of ischemic optic neuropathy following spinal fusion surgery. You do not want to miss it!
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For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/16-postoperative-vision-loss/