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Bilateral Simultaneous Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion by Septic Emboli in Klebsiella Pneumoniae Endogenous Endophthalmitis: A First Case Report

Ah Ran Cho_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 A branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO) by a septic embolus in bacterial endogenous endophthalmitis has not been previously reported. The authors present the first case of a patient with bilateral simultaneous BRAO by evident septic emboli as a complication of nephrogenic Klebsiella endophthalmitis. A 50 year-old Asian female with a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus transferred to a tertiary care...

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Efficacy & Effectiveness of Repeat Intravitreal Antibiotics & Dexamethasone Injections on Postcataract Endophthalmitis

Jung Ho Lee_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of repeated intravitreal antibiotics and dexamethasone injection in postoperative cataract endophthalmitis. Design: Retrospective, intervention case series. Methods: Health records were retrospectively reviewed for twenty-four patients with postcataract endophthalmitis who performed pars plana vitrectomy and were able to follow-up more than 6 months from...

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Prevention of Endophthalmitis Following Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injection

Vladimir Poposki_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Introduction: The endophthalmitis is a devastating complication of intravitreal injection (IVI) procedure. Topical antibiotics are used by consensus and protocol, because of supposed advantage of its use in the reduction of conjunctival bacterial growth. However, this benefit is controversial. Many studies concluded that they do not alter the incidence nor reduce the risk of endophthalmitis. Even...

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Keratoprosthesis & Vitrectomy in Endophthalmitis Involving Cornea

Endophthalmitis with Corneal Involvement is a very grave situation. The prospect of saving the eye is low. The effective Vitrectomy may not be possible due to poor visualization. Also the corneal involvement always make the perforation and auto-evisceration of the eye as a real possibility. The use of keratoprosthesis is a wonderful way to overcome all these obstacles. In this video, we showed how effective this instruments can be. The...

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Extreme Maneuvers in Endophthalmitis

In those patients requiring vitreoretinal surgery and presenting opacity or corneal irregularity that prevents proper display, the use of a temporary keratoprostheses (QPT) is currently the best option. The QPT, implemented after trepanation of the opaque cornea, vitreoretinal surgery allows a correct visualization of intraocular structures. Once the vitreo-retinal surgery has been completed, the keratoprosthesis is removed and placed...

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Repeated Vitrectomy for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Endophthalmitis After Cataract Surgery

A seventy-two-year-old woman was referred for treatment of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery. She underwent vitrectomy and vitreous culture, thus indicating Psuedomonas aeruginosa infection. Inflammatory material couldn’t be fully removed due to hazy operative field because of severe corneal edema. Waiting for corneal clearance, second vitrectomy was performed to remove preretinal and subretinal membrane. The repeated...

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