Acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a medical emergency, and sufferers ought to be instantly triaged to an emergency division for applicable administration, in response to a scientific assertion issued by the American Coronary heart Affiliation and revealed on-line March 8 in Stroke.

Brian Mac Grory, M.B., B.Ch., from the Duke Complete Stroke Middle on the Duke College College of Drugs in Durham, North Carolina, and colleagues performed a overview of the literature referring to administration of CRAO. A panel of specialists synthesized the info, submitted issues for apply, and revised the drafts till consensus was achieved.