The place of elective vitrectomy in the management of patients withCandida endophthalmitis

  title={The place of elective vitrectomy in the management of patients withCandida endophthalmitis},
  author={T. Stewart Barrie},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
A general review of the treatment ofCandida endophthalmitis is undertaken, with particular emphasis on the efficacy of various drugs currently in use. Their absorption by the eye when given systemically is also considered. The limitations of medical treatment for this condition are discussed and the theoretical reasons for vitrectomy considered. Six cases that underwent vitrectomy are reviewed, and the indications for vitrectomy in Candida endophthalmitis are discussed. A tentative overall plan… CONTINUE READING

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