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Endophthalmitis

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Heinrich Heimann
Chapter

Abstract

In the following chapter, the surgical management of an endophthalmitis is explained. The preparation of the antibiotics is described step-by-step as well as the surgery.

Keywords

Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Antibiotics 

Supplementary material

Video 18.1

Endophthalmitis after phacoemulsification (WMV 137109 kb)

Video 18.2

Endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection (WMV 33794 kb)

Reference

  1. 1.
    Endophthalmitis Vitrectomy Study Group. Results of the endophthalmitis vitrectomy study. A randomized trial of immediate vitrectomy and of intravenous antibiotics for the treatment of postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis. Arch Ophthalmol. 1995;113(12):1479–96.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Heinrich Heimann
    • 2
  1. 1.University Eye HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Royal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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