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International Ophthalmology

, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 2267–2268 | Cite as

Capsular bag irrigation using 0.025% povidone-iodine in balanced salt solution PLUS for the treatment of postoperative endophthalmitis

  • Kyuen Otani
  • Hiroyuki Shimada
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Acknowledgements

This study was financed by regular departmental research funds. No financial or material support was received from other sources.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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    Nakashizuka H, Shimada H, Hattori T et al (2015) Vitrectomy using 0.025% povidone-iodine in balanced salt solution plus for the treatment of postoperative endophthalmitis. Retina 35:1087–1094CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Okubo Ophthalmological ClinicNaganoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, School of MedicineNihon University HospitalChiyodakuJapan

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