[Endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: epidemiology, clinical features and antibiotic prophylaxis].

@article{GarcaSenz2010EndophthalmitisAC,
  title={[Endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: epidemiology, clinical features and antibiotic prophylaxis].},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Carmen Garc{\'i}a-S{\'a}enz and Alfonso Arias-Puente and Gil Rodr{\'i}guez-Caravaca and Y Andr{\'e}s Alba and J Ba{\~n}uelos Ba{\~n}uelos},
  journal={Archivos de la Sociedad Espanola de Oftalmologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={263-7}
}
PURPOSE To estimate the incidence of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery and to describe the main epidemiological and clinical data, as well as the role of intracameral antibiotics. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on patients who underwent cataract surgery in a public hospital over an 11-year period. An ocular infection database was used to report endophthalmitis occurrences and to collect the clinical features. Qualitative variables are described with their… CONTINUE READING