No cases of endophthalmitis after 20,293 intravitreal injections in an operating room setting.

@article{Brynskov2014NoCO,
  title={No cases of endophthalmitis after 20,293 intravitreal injections in an operating room setting.},
  author={Troels Brynskov and Henrik Kemp and Torben Lykke S\orensen},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={951-7}
}
BACKGROUND Intravitreal injection has become a common procedure worldwide. A rare, but sight threatening, complication is bacterial endophthalmitis that has a poor visual prognosis. To identify practices that minimize the risk of endophthalmitis, the setting of a Danish University hospital is described. METHODS A review of the intravitreal injection database of the department. All injections were performed in a positive pressure ventilated operating room under sterile conditions. The treating… CONTINUE READING

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