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Endoscopy-guided 20G PPV in Severe Endophthalmitis: Literature Review & Report of 18 Cases

Objective: We aim to report the anatomical and functional outcomes after endoscopy-guided vitrectomy, in a series of severe endophthalmitis. We also aim to identify two different clinical presentation modes and to compare the outcomes. Patients & Methods: Retrospective case study, single center, all patients who underwent endoscopic vitrectomy 20ga (Endo optiks E4 system) for severe endophthalmitis were included. For each case, data...

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Endophthalmitis – Immediate Intravitreal Antibiotic Therapy Only is What We Should Do

The Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study (EVS) has recommended that intravitreal antibiotics should be the ‘‘standard of care’’ for acute endophthalmitis occurring after cataract surgery and that the benefit of early vitrectomy surgery is limited. However, with recent advances in vitrectomy surgery techniques, there has been an increased interest in performing early vitrectomy surgery to treat endophthalmitis in...

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Uveitis and immune activation in the convalescent phase of Ebola Virus Disease

Olga Ceron_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 We report a case of probable Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) related ophthalmologic complications in the first American physician who contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and developed uveitis, immune activation, and non-specific increase in antibody titers during convalescence. This case highlights immune phenomena that could complicate management of EVD related uveitis during convalescence. Contact...

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Foveal Retinitis Reactivation, Secondary to Ocular Toxoplasmosis

The case is a second reactivation of foveal retinitis, seconadry to ocular toxoplasmosis. It resolved with oral treatment living an epiretinal membrane with minimun increase in central foveal thickness (319 um). Nobody in my society would decide to operate her. The uveitis specialist Dr Budmann suggest to do it anyway. After convencional surgery for ILM peeling she improve for 0,1 to 0,4 of vision. Our impression is that the scar decrease...

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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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