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Review of paediatric infectious endophthalmitis

This paper presents a review on paediatric infectious endophthalmitis and considers aetiology, prognosis and management. Classification included exogenous and endogenous. Diagnosis was based on presenting history, signs and symptoms, cultures and imaging. Exogenous cases included postoperative endophthalmitis (strabismus surgery, glaucoma...

Understanding and confronting bacterial endophthalmitis

Abdus Samad Ansari highlights the importance of early recognition of this condition using an unusual presentation. Endophthalmitis is a medical emergency with devastating consequences. Despite adequate treatment, severe cases frequently result in permanent blindness. Endophthalmitis involves inflammation of both the...

Intravitreal injection related endophthalmitis

This article reviews the incidence, clinical findings, risk factors, management and visual outcomes in intravitreal injection related endophthalmitis. Incidence of this complication is reported to be in the range of 0.038% to 0.065% (1 in 2000-3000 injections). Patients present typically...

Endophthalmitis after intravitreal injections in France

In this nationwide, retrospective, multicentre case series, the authors looked at the incidence and characteristics of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injections of anti-VEGFs and steroids, given for a variety of posterior segment conditions (macular oedema secondary to diabetes or retinal vein...

Endophthalmitis after intravitreal anti-VEGF injection

The authors report the results of a retrospective multicentre study conducted at 17 retina referral centres to investigate the microbial spectrum of endophthalmitis after anti-VEGF injections. A total of 83 cases of culture-positive endophthalmitis (58.4%) were included. The most frequent...

Nasolacrimal duct screening to minimise post cataract endophthalmitis

This case control study compared the nasolacrimal duct (NLD) patency in a random sample of phacoemulsification cataract surgery patients (control group) versus a consecutive series of patients who developed endophthalmitis post cataract surgery (case group). NLD syringing was performed in...

Should intravitreal steroids be used in the initial treatment of post-op endophthalmitis?

Endophthalmitis following cataract surgery is one of the most feared complications, and can have significant impact on the visual outcomes of patients. The role of steroids in the management of endopthalmitis is controversial. The aim of this paper was to...

Do bilateral same day intravitreal injections increase the risk of endophthalmitis?

This large retrospective cohort study reviewed all patients who had bilateral intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections between April 2012 and August 2017. There were 101,932 procedures performed in 5890 patients. The two most common indications for injections were...

Incidence and outcomes of endophthalmitis with in-house compounded intravitreal bevacizumab injections

This multicentre study examining a five-year period from 2014 to 2018 evaluated the incidence rate and outcomes of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of in-house compounded bevacizumab. In-house compounded syringes were prepared in compounding pharmacy using sterile standard operating guidelines. All...

A comparative treatment study of VCZ and liposomal AmpB in an Aspergillus fumigatus endophthalmitis model

This study aims to compare the effects of voriconazole (VCZ) and liposomal amphotericin B (AmpB) in an experimental model of exogenous Aspergillus fumigatus endophthalmitis in a guinea pig animal model. Endophthalmitis was induced by intravitreal injection of a strain of...

Practice tips: Directions in cataract surgery services and preventing postcataract endophthalmitis

Future directions in the delivery of high quality cataract surgery services and approved intracameral prophylactic approaches to lowering the risk of postcataract infective endophthalmitis were debated by consultant ophthalmic surgeons in a recent London seminar, held at the Royal Society...

Occurrence and risk factors for RD after PPV in acute postcataract bacterial endophthalmitis

This is a prospective multicentre study from France between March 2004 to December 2011 in four university hospitals; 123 consecutive patients treated with pars planar vitrectomy (PPV) were included in this cohort. The rate of retinal detachment (RD) of post-PPV...