Bleb-related endophthalmitis after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C.

@article{Higginbotham1996BlebrelatedEA,
  title={Bleb-related endophthalmitis after trabeculectomy with mitomycin C.},
  author={Eve J. Higginbotham and R K Stevens and David C. Musch and Kadri Karp and Paul R. Lichter and T J Bergstrom and Gregory L Skuta},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1996},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={650-6}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether filtering blebs resulting from adjunctive use of mitomycin C (MMC) leads to an increased risk of endophthalmitis. METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed the records of 232 consecutive trabeculectomies performed at the W. K. Kellogg Eye Center with adjunctive use of MMC from May 1990 through June 1993. Data obtained from the records included patient age, sex, race, type of glaucoma, site of filtration surgery, concentration and duration of exposure to MMC… CONTINUE READING

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