Control of cytomegalovirus retinitis using sustained release of intraocular ganciclovir.

@article{Anand1993ControlOC,
  title={Control of cytomegalovirus retinitis using sustained release of intraocular ganciclovir.},
  author={Rajiv Anand and Stephen Nightingale and Richard H. Fish and Thomas James Smith and Paul Ashton},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1993},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={223-7}
}
An experimental intravitreal sustained-release device containing ganciclovir was used to treat 22 patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-associated cytomegalovirus retinitis. Fourteen eyes were excluded (five not involved and nine with macular scarring and/or severe debility). Thirty eyes received the ganciclovir intraocular device implant and were prospectively followed up from 16 to 419 days (median, 125 days). Twenty-seven (90%) of 30 eyes showed stabilization of the retinitis… CONTINUE READING

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