TITLE

Bilateral Pseudomonas aeruginosa endophthalmitis following bilateral simultaneous cataract surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Kashkouli, Mohsen Bahmani; Salimi, Shabnam; Aghaee, Hossein; Naseripour, Masood
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Sep2007, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p374
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
A bilateral simultaneous cataract surgery (BSCS) was performed on a 67-year-old man. The surgeon had not changed the surgical settings in between the two procedures for the two eyes. The patient developed fulminant bilateral endophthalmitis a day following the BSCS. Intravitreal culture grew Pseudomonas aeruginosa . The source of infection was not found. Immediate bilateral vitrectomy and intravitreal, subconjunctival, topical and systemic antibiotic did not save the eyes. Patient ended up with bilateral visual loss.
ACCESSION #
26201080

 

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