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Prevention, diagnosis, and management of acute postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21782382     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This distillation of the peer-reviewed scientific literature on infection after cataract surgery summarizes background material on epidemiology, etiology, and pathogenesis, describes the roles of surgical technique and antibiotic prophylaxis in prevention, and discusses diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in cases of suspected endophthalmitis.
Mark Packer; David F Chang; Steven H Dewey; Brian C Little; Nick Mamalis; Thomas A Oetting; Audrey Talley-Rostov; Sonia H Yoo;
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2011-07-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cataract and refractive surgery     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1873-4502     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cataract Refract Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-22     Completed Date:  2012-01-25     Revised Date:  2012-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604171     Medline TA:  J Cataract Refract Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1699-714     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 ASCRS and ESCRS. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Anti-Infective Agents / therapeutic use
Bacteria / isolation & purification
Cataract Extraction
Drug Resistance, Microbial
Endophthalmitis* / diagnosis,  prevention & control,  therapy
Eye Infections, Bacterial* / diagnosis,  prevention & control,  therapy
Postoperative Complications*
Risk Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Infective Agents
Comment In:
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 Jul;38(7):1301-2; author reply 1302   [PMID:  22727306 ]

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