Early intravitreal treatment of endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis.

@article{Yonekawa2011EarlyIT,
  title={Early intravitreal treatment of endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis.},
  author={Yoshihiro Yonekawa and Robison Vernon Paul Chan and A. Sunil Kumar Reddy and Cristiana G Pieroni and Thomas C. Lee and Sangwoo Lee},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={771-8}
}
BACKGROUND There are currently no standardized treatment guidelines for endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis. We report the long-term outcomes of early intravitreal treatment of endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis, defined as intravitreal and systemic antibiotics administered within 24 h of diagnosis, with conservative use of pars plana vitrectomy. DESIGN Interventional retrospective case series. PARTICIPANTS Consecutive patients treated for culture-proven endogenous bacterial… CONTINUE READING

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