Prevention, diagnosis, and management of acute postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis

Mark Packer, David F. Chang, Steven H. Dewey, Brian C. Little, Nick Mamalis, Thomas A. Oetting, Audrey Talley-Rostov, Sonia H. Yoo

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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. Financial Disclosure: No author has a financial or proprietary interest in any material or method mentioned.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1699-1714
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of cataract and refractive surgery
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems


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