TITLE

Postop endophthalmitis rate comparable for 20- and 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the incidence of postoperative endophthalmitis. It references a study published in the 2009 issue of "Ophthalmology." The researchers found that the incidence was similar after sutured 20-gauge pars plana vitrectomy and sutureless 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomy. Endophthalmitis was discovered in one patient in the 25-gauge PPV group.
ACCESSION #
45566926

 

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