Vancomycin concentration in the vitreous after intravenous and intravitreal administration for postoperative endophthalmitis.

@article{Ferencz1999VancomycinCI,
  title={Vancomycin concentration in the vitreous after intravenous and intravitreal administration for postoperative endophthalmitis.},
  author={Joseph R. Ferencz and Ehud I. Assia and L Diamantstein and Eli A. Rubinstein},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={1999},
  volume={117 8},
  pages={
          1023-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To measure the concentrations of vancomycin in the vitreous of patients with postoperative endophthalmitis after administration of 1 g of vancomycin hydrochloride intravenously and injection of 1 mg of vancomycin hydrochloride into the vitreous, and to determine whether these concentrations are adequate for treatment of gram-positive infections. METHODS Patients with acute postoperative endophthalmitis were treated with intravenous administration of 1 g of vancomycin hydrochloride… CONTINUE READING
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