Betty Lorente

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PURPOSE To evaluate the characteristics of and risk factors for spontaneous late in-the-bag intraocular lens (IOL) dislocation and to analyze the outcomes of surgical correction. SETTING Department of Ophthalmology, Complejo Hospitalario Orense, Orense, Spain. METHODS In this retrospective single-surgeon interventional case series, the surgical database(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of intracameral phenylephrine (IPH) administered as prophylaxis against intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) and to analyze the ability of IPH to reverse IFIS. DESIGN Prospective, multicenter, randomized, comparative case series of fellow eyes. PARTICIPANTS Forty-two patients receiving tamsulosin who underwent(More)
BACKGROUND We describe a case of traumatic ocular endophthalmitis caused by Nocardia kruczakiae after vegetable trauma in an immunocompetent child. FINDINGS A 5-year-old boy suffered from a trauma with a palm tree leaflet. Two months later, he was diagnosed with traumatic infectious uveitis and intumescent cataract with anterior capsule rupture. Intensive(More)
Objective: To carry out a medical audit or evaluation and improvement procedure on the management of children with asthmatic crises in our Emergency Department (ED). Material and methods: We carried out a retrospective audit between January and March 2007, analysing the medical records of a random sample of 50 patients aged 2–14 years consulting our ED for(More)
PURPOSE To assess the frequency of pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXF) in patients scheduled for cataract surgery and to evaluate its association with pupil dilation, lens nucleus hardness, intraocular pressure (IOP), glaucoma, age, and sex. SETTING Ourense University Hospital, Ourense, Spain. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS This study evaluated(More)
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