Dexamethasone concentration in the subretinal fluid after a subconjunctival injection, a peribulbar injection, or an oral dose.

@article{Weijtens2000DexamethasoneCI,
  title={Dexamethasone concentration in the subretinal fluid after a subconjunctival injection, a peribulbar injection, or an oral dose.},
  author={Olga Weijtens and Rik Schoemaker and Eef G W M Lentjes and Fred P. T. H. M. Romijn and Adam F Cohen and Jan C van Meurs},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 10},
  pages={1932-8}
}
PURPOSE To determine dexamethasone concentrations in the subretinal fluid of patients after a peribulbar injection, a subconjunctival injection, or an oral dose of dexamethasone and to compare the results with those of previous similar studies of dexamethasone concentrations in the vitreous. DESIGN Prospective, nonrandomized, comparative trial. PARTICIPANTS One hundred forty-eight patients with a rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. METHODS Fifty patients received a peribulbar injection of… CONTINUE READING