Treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis with an intraocular sustained-release ganciclovir implant.

@article{Muccioli2000TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis with an intraocular sustained-release ganciclovir implant.},
  author={Cristina Muccioli and Rubens Belfort},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2000},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={
          779-89
        }
}
The objective of this prospective study was to evaluate the efficacy and complications of the use of an intraocular sustained-release ganciclovir implant for the treatment of active cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in AIDS patients. Thirty-nine eyes of 26 patients were submitted to ocular surgery. All patients underwent complete ocular examination before and after surgery. The surgical procedure was always done under local anesthesia using the same technique. The mean time for the surgical… CONTINUE READING
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