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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29155695/citrobacter-endogenous-endophthalmitis-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Daniel H T Wong, Candice C H Liu, Justin M K Tong, Wei-Kwang Luk, Kenneth K W Li
PURPOSE: We present a case of endogenous endophthalmitis because of an unusual bacterium, Citrobacter koseri. PATIENT: A 57-year-old woman without previous history of eye surgery or trauma presented with diabetic ketoacidosis and a painful right eye with the reduction of vision. C. koseri was identified in blood culture; thus, a diagnosis of right eye endogenous endophthalmitis was made. Intravenous and intravitreal antibiotics were both started, and vitreous culture further confirmed C...
November 16, 2017: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29150028/-a-series-of-20-cases-of-endogenous-endophthalmitis
#2
T Petit, L Mahieu, C Tolou, S Hamid, V Pagot-Mathis, G Martin-Blondel, V Soler
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this case series was to evaluate both the visual and systemic prognosis of patients with endogenous endophthalmitis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We reported a series of 20 cases of endogenous endophthalmitis occurring between 2012 and 2015 at the university medical center in Toulouse. RESULTS: The mean age was 67 (±43.3) years with a male predominance (n=11). The site of entry was found in 14 cases (87.5%). In 11 cases (69%), the causative agent was a bacterium; a fungal infection was found in five cases...
November 14, 2017: Journal Français D'ophtalmologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29146307/long-term-visual-outcomes-and-safety-profile-of-27-gauge-pars-plana-vitrectomy-for-posterior-segment-disease
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M Ali Khan, Alexander Kuley, Christopher D Riemann, Maria H Berrocal, Rohit R Lakhanpal, Jason Hsu, Arunan Sivalingam, Allen C Ho, Carl D Regillo
PURPOSE: To report longer-term outcomes of 27-gauge pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) in eyes with posterior segment disease. DESIGN: Multicenter, retrospective, interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 390 eyes of 360 patients undergoing 27-gauge PPV for a vitreoretinal surgery indication. INTERVENTION: Three-port, transconjunctival, 27-gauge PPV. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Change in visual acuity (VA) and occurrence of intraoperative and postoperative complications with a minimum follow-up of 365 days...
November 13, 2017: Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29141384/-problems-deserving-attention-in-preventing-infection-in-cataract-surgery
#4
J Ye
Endophthalmitis is one of the most serious complications of cataract surgery. The surgeons try to reduce the incidence of endophthalmitis. In order to prevent postoperative infection, irrigation of the conjunctival sac with povidone iodine and injection of antibiotics into the anterior chamber before the end of the surgery are used. Although there are a lot of reports about the concentration, mode and duration of povidone iodine application, there is no consensus. There are many options for antibiotics, including cefuroxime, vancomycin and moxifloxacin...
November 11, 2017: [Zhonghua Yan Ke za Zhi] Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135707/outcome-of-therapeutic-keratoplasty-in-hopeless-microbial-keratitis-cases-otherwise-advised-evisceration
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Rajat Jain, Karma L Bhutia, Neha Mohan, Col K C Gupta, Ashwani Ghai
PURPOSE: To study the outcome of therapeutic keratoplasty in severe microbial keratitis cases otherwise advised evisceration. METHODS: A retrospective, single-center clinical audit included 28 patients with severe microbial keratitis presenting from April 2014 to April 2016. Patients with microbial keratitis either affecting more than 2 quadrants of the limbus and/or cases with infections involving more than 180 mm of the cornea who were advised evisceration by more than one ophthalmologist were included...
November 13, 2017: Cornea
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29134554/ex-vivo-rabbit-cornea-diffusion-studies-with-a-soluble-insert-of-moxifloxacin
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María Sebastián-Morelló, María Aracely Calatayud-Pascual, Vicent Rodilla, Cristina Balaguer-Fernández, Alicia López-Castellano
The objective of this research was to develop and evaluate an ocular insert for the controlled drug delivery of moxifloxacin which could perhaps be used in the treatment of corneal keratitis or even bacterial endophthalmitis. We have evaluated the ex vivo ocular diffusion of moxifloxacin through rabbit cornea, both fresh and preserved under different conditions. Histological studies were also carried out. Subsequently, drug matrix inserts were prepared using bioadhesive polymers. The inserts were evaluated for their physicochemical parameters...
November 13, 2017: Drug Delivery and Translational Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29133669/severe-gemella-haemolysans-endophthalmitis-following-ranibizumab-intravitreal-injection
#7
Silvia Olivia Salceanu, Sarah Levy, Richard Cunningham, Kwabena Frimpong-Ansah
Gemella haemolysans is a commensal of the upper respiratory tract that is rarely involved in ocular pathology. We present a unique case of endophthalmitis with negative cultures and positive 16s ribosomal ribonucleic acid gene sequencing showing G. haemolysans infection after an intravitreal ranibizumab injection for wet age-related macular degeneration.
November 2017: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29133644/stenotrophomonas-maltophilia-an-emerging-entity-for-cluster-endophthalmitis
#8
Sarita Beri, Anurag Shandil, Rajiv Garg
PURPOSE: This was a study of acute cluster endophthalmitis along with clinical features, culture results, and visual outcomes of 10 eyes of 10 patients after intravitreal injection of Avastin (bevacizumab) in one sitting from a single vial. METHODS: Retrospective review of intravitreal injection of 1.25 mg/0.05 ml bevacizumab that was given to 10 eyes of 10 patients on the same day from a freshly opened vial. All patients manifested with endophthalmitis the next day...
November 2017: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29125779/outcomes-of-recurrent-retinal-detachment-surgery-following-pars-plana-vitrectomy-for-rhegmatogenous-retinal-detachment
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Vikas Ambiya, Padmaja Kumari Rani, Raja Narayanan, Divya Balakrishnan, Jay Chhablani, Subhadra Jalali, Mudit Tyagi, Rajeev Reddy Pappuru
AIM: To study the anatomical and functional outcomes of recurrent retinal detachment (RD) surgery following pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of 133 consecutive cases of recurrent RD. INCLUSION CRITERIA: age ≥18 years, recurrent RD following PPV ± encircling band for rhegmatogenous RD. EXCLUSION CRITERIA: age <18 years, post-endophthalmitis/tractional/exudative/combined RD, post-scleral buckle, primary surgery done at another institute...
November 10, 2017: Seminars in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29123438/intravitreal-infliximab-injection-to-treat-experimental-endophthalmitis
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Osman Ondas, Orhan Ates, Sadullah Keles, Kenan Yildirim, Orhan Baykal, Selina Aksak Karamese, Murat Karamese, Hakan Uslu, Mustafa Yildirim, Muhammet Emin Naldan, Irem Ates
Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the use of an intravitreal injection of infliximab and of dexamethasone combined with vancomycin to treat experimental endophthalmitis induced by Staphylococcus epidermidis. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted between March 25 and April 13, 2012. Twenty-five six-month-old healthy rabbits were used, each weighing 2.5-3 kg. The rabbits were randomized into five groups with five animals per group. Endophthalmitis was induced by 0...
October 2017: Eurasian Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121361/valved-25-gauge-cannula-for-vitreous-tap-and-injection
#11
Theodore Leng, Darius M Moshfeghi
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To describe a technique that reduces patient discomfort by using a valved 25-gauge trocar for vitreous tap and intravitreal injection of medications in previously vitrectomized eyes with suspected infectious endophthalmitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A commercially available 25-gauge valved entry system is used to enter the vitreous cavity. A 25-gauge needle attached to a syringe is used to obtain a vitreous specimen for microbiological access and administer intravitreal injections of antibiotics and steroids...
November 1, 2017: Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121358/optical-coherence-tomography-findings-in-endogenous-fungal-chorioretinitis-retinitis-and-endophthalmitis
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John D Stephens, Murtaza K Adam, Bohzo Todorich, Lisa J Faia, Sunir Garg, James P Dunn, Sonia Mehta
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To describe spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) findings in eyes with endogenous fungal chorioretinitis and endophthalmitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective, observational case series of subjects at Wills Eye Hospital and William Beaumont Hospital were identified by screening OCT billing data and cross-referencing with patient charts. Clinical and imaging data were collected for each patient and reviewed. RESULTS: Twelve eyes of seven consecutive patients were identified, demonstrating two patterns of posterior ocular involvement: chorioretinal infiltration and superficial retinal/retinal vascular infiltration without choroidal involvement...
November 1, 2017: Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121190/bleb-associated-exogenous-nocardia-endophthalmitis
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Parker J Williams, Joshua Robinson, G Baker Hubbard
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November 9, 2017: JAMA Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118498/comparison-of-clinical-outcome-between-23-g-and-25-g-vitrectomy-in-diabetic-patients
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Eman Abo Taleb, Manish P Nagpal, Navneet S Mehrotra, Kalyani Bhatt, Sangeeta Goswami, Yewande O Babalola, Abdulrahman Noman
PURPOSE: To compare the clinical outcomes and complications between 23-G and 25-G vitrectomy in patients with diabetic vitreous hemorrhage (VH). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective comparative study comprising 69 eyes (36 eyes in 23-G group and 33 eyes in 25-G group) of 65 patients who underwent vitrectomy with air tamponade for diabetic vitreous hemorrhage (VH) with at least 6 months of follow-up was conducted. RESULTS: There were no significant differences between the two groups in age, gender, bilaterality, type of diabetes, presence of hypertension, lens status, and previous argon laser photocoagulation state (P > 0...
September 2017: Oman Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29116728/the-resident-surgeon-phacoemulsification-learning-curve-at-clinical-department-of-ophthalmology-sestre-milosrdnice-university-hospital-center
#15
Valentina Lacmanović Lončar, Rašeljka Tadić, Lana Dujmović, Lana Knežević, Ana Koluder, Marta Vidović, Iva Krolo, Željko Kaurić, Vanda Gašpar Mitrečić, Ivanka Petric Vicković, Renata Iveković, Zoran Vatavuk
The aim of the study was to analyze the resident learning process of phacoemulsification cataract surgery and to assess the resident phacoemulsification learning curve. This prospective study comprised 86 consecutive cases of phacoemulsification performed using standard technique by eight residents over a one-year period at Clinical Department of Ophthalmology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center in Zagreb. Operative data on each case included resident and attending surgeon, date of operation, step-by-step success questionnaire, and intraoperative complications...
December 2016: Acta Clinica Croatica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29102349/bilateral-candida-endophthalmitis-accompanying-candida-lusitaniae-bloodstream-infection-a-case-report
#16
Shinya Yamamoto, Mahoko Ikeda, Fumie Fujimoto, Koh Okamoto, Yoshitaka Wakabayashi, Tomoaki Sato, Keita Tatsuno, Toshikatsu Kaburaki, Shuntaro Yoshida, Shu Okugawa, Kazuhiko Koike, Kyoji Moriya
Candida lusitaniae is an uncommon cause of candidiasis in humans. Ocular manifestations of C. lusitaniae infection have not been reported. C. lusitaniae is either intrinsically resistant to amphotericin B or can acquire such resistance. We describe a case of bilateral endophthalmitis due to C. lusitaniae bloodstream infection in a liver transplant patient with rectal cancer. The patient suffered fungemia and endophthalmitis and was treated with liposomal amphotericin B. The isolate was identified as C. lusitaniae by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry, the system based on biochemical tests, and sequencing of the internal transcribed spacer region...
October 25, 2017: Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy: Official Journal of the Japan Society of Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29096629/serratia-marcescens-endophthalmitis-after-pterygium-surgery-a-case-report
#17
Myeong Yeon Yi, Jin Kwon Chung, Kyung Seek Choi
BACKGROUND: To report a case of Serratia marcescens endophthalmitis after pterygium surgery using the bare sclera technique with mitomycin C (MMC). CASE PRESENTATION: A 69-year-old male patient underwent pterygium excision surgery using the bare sclera technique and 0.02% MMC. The patient presented with decreased visual acuity and pain from the day after the operation. Trans pars plana vitrectomy was performed and intravitreal antibiotics were administered. Cultures from the aqueous humor and intraocular lens were all positive for S...
November 2, 2017: BMC Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29095716/intracameral-antibiotics-during-cataract-surgery-evidence-and-barriers
#18
Aravind Haripriya, David F Chang
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There is continuing debate regarding the safety, efficacy, and necessity of intracameral antibiotics to prevent postoperative endophthalmitis. We summarize the most recent evidence-based publications that either support or caution against this practice. RECENT FINDINGS: Several additional large, international retrospective clinical studies found a significant reduction in endophthalmitis rates with intracameral antibiotic prophylaxis. Many surgeons are looking for alternatives to vancomycin for intracameral prophylaxis because of its association with the rare but sight-threatening complication of hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis...
October 31, 2017: Current Opinion in Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29094328/incidence-of-endophthalmitis-and-the-perioperative-practices-of-cataract-surgery-in-japan-japanese-prospective-multicenter-study-for-postoperative-endophthalmitis-after-cataract-surgery
#19
Tomoyuki Inoue, Toshihiko Uno, Norio Usui, Shinichiro Kobayakawa, Kiyoshi Ichihara, Yuichi Ohashi
PURPOSE: To prospectively survey the incidence of endophthalmitis following cataract surgery and investigate the current perioperative practices in Japan. METHODS: Patients who underwent cataract surgery from January 2012 to December 2013 were included. Information on perioperative practices were recorded prospectively. Clinical characteristics were examined in cases with endophthalmitis. RESULTS: A total of 63,244 patients who underwent cataract surgery in 205 facilities were enrolled...
November 1, 2017: Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29081659/successful-management-of-late-onset-streptococcus-mitis-endophthalmitis
#20
Jinmann Chon, Moosang Kim
Endophthalmitis following intraocular surgery can be devastating. This case report demonstrates successful management of late-onset Streptococcus mitis endophthalmitis treated by vitrectomy, panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) and silicone oil tamponade. A 75-year-old man presented with painful vision loss in his right eye. The patient had uneventful phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation in the right eye at an outside clinic 6 weeks prior. Examination disclosed hypopyon and vitritis, as well as discrete inflammatory collections in the vitreous...
2017: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management
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