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Acute bacterial meningitis in adults. A review of 493 episodes.
BACKGROUND AND METHODS To characterize acute bacterial meningitis in adults, we reviewed the charts of all persons 16 years of age or older in whom acute bacterial meningitis was diagnosed atExpand
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Fungal Colonization and Infection in Boston Keratoprosthesis
Purpose: To determine the incidence of and risk factors for fungal keratitis and endophthalmitis in patients with a Boston keratoprosthesis (KPro) and to determine whether surveillance cultures wereExpand
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Endophthalmitis after keratoprosthesis: incidence, bacterial causes, and risk factors.
OBJECTIVES To determine the rate of endophthalmitis in a group of patients with keratoprostheses and to analyze possible risk factors. METHODS A total of 108 patient eyes, operated on between 1990Expand
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Successful Prevention of Bacterial Endophthalmitis in Eyes with the Boston Keratoprosthesis
Purpose: To determine the influence of topical vancomycin prophylaxis on the incidence of bacterial endophthalmitis in eyes with a Boston Keratoprosthesis (KPro). Methods: A retrospective chartExpand
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Low rate of endophthalmitis in a large series of open globe injuries.
PURPOSE To determine the percentage of patients in whom endophthalmitis developed after open globe injury. DESIGN Retrospective, noncomparative, consecutive case series. METHODS Charts of allExpand
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Ocular syphilis among HIV-infected patients: a systematic analysis of the literature
Background Ocular syphilis among HIV-infected patients continues to be a problem in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. However, outside of case reports or small case series, littleExpand
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Sudden Deafness: Is It Viral?
A number of theories have been proposed to explain the etiopathogenesis of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSHL), including viral infection, vascular occlusion, breaks of labyrinthineExpand
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Bacterial and Fungal Endophthalmitis
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  • Biology, Medicine
  • Clinical Microbiology Reviews
  • 29 March 2017
SUMMARY Endophthalmitis is a severe eye infection that may result in permanent loss of useful vision in the affected eye. Most cases are exogenous and occur as a complication of cataract surgery, anExpand
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Sudden Reversible Vitritis After Keratoprosthesis: An Immune Phenomenon?
Purpose: To report our experience with late vitritis associated with keratoprosthesis (KPro). Methods: Between 1990 and 2003, 218 patients underwent an all-polymethylmethacrylate, collarExpand
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The time course and microbiology of surgical site infections after head and neck free flap surgery
Determine the time of onset and microbiology of surgical site infections (SSIs) following head and neck free flap reconstructive surgeries.
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