[Treatment of CMV retinitis with intravitreal foscarnet].

  title={[Treatment of CMV retinitis with intravitreal foscarnet].},
  author={Isabelle Cochereau and N Belayachi and C Diraison and Sophie Matheron and I Bouyer and Thanh Hoang-Xuan and A. G. Saimot and Jean P Coulaud},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={21 10},
PURPOSE To assess the tolerability and efficacy of intravitreal injections of foscarnet in cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). METHODS Patients with CMV retinitis resistant and/or intolerant to intravenous foscarnet and ganciclovir and resistant to intravitreal ganciclovir were included. The induction therapy consisted of intravitreal injections of 2,400 micrograms of foscarnet twice a week. The assessment was performed by clinical examination and… CONTINUE READING