Summary: Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye frequently associated with an infection.

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  1. Matthews J, Dubovy S, Goldberg R, Flynn H. Histopathology of streptococcus mitis/oralis endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection with bevacizumab: a report of 7 patients. Ophthalmology. 2014;121:702-8 pubmed publisher
    To report the histopathologic findings of a series of patients from an outbreak of Streptococcal endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab prepared by a single compounding pharmacy.
  2. Miller K, Eisley K, Shanks R, Lahr R, Lathrop K, Kowalski R, et al. Recurrent enterococcal endophthalmitis seeded by an intraocular lens biofilm. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011;37:1355-9 pubmed publisher
    A case of endophthalmitis following uneventful phacoemulsification and posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in a 77-year-old diabetic man was culture-positive for Enterococcus faecalis...
  3. Behndig A, Cochener B, Güell J, Kodjikian L, Mencucci R, Nuijts R, et al. Endophthalmitis prophylaxis in cataract surgery: overview of current practice patterns in 9 European countries. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013;39:1421-31 pubmed publisher
    Data on practice patterns for prophylaxis against infectious postoperative endophthalmitis (IPOE) during cataract surgery in 9 European countries were searched in national registers and reviews of published surveys...
  4. Kochan T, Singla A, Tosi J, Kumar A. Toll-like receptor 2 ligand pretreatment attenuates retinal microglial inflammatory response but enhances phagocytic activity toward Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun. 2012;80:2076-88 pubmed publisher
    Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of severe endophthalmitis, which often results in vision loss in some patients...
  5. Wang F, Yu S, Liu K, Chen F, Song Z, Zhang X, et al. Acute intraocular inflammation caused by endotoxin after intravitreal injection of counterfeit bevacizumab in Shanghai, China. Ophthalmology. 2013;120:355-61 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe an outbreak of intraocular inflammation caused by endotoxin-contaminated counterfeit bevacizumab in China...
  6. Ang M, Jap A, Chee S. Prognostic factors and outcomes in endogenous Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2011;151:338-44.e2 pubmed publisher
    To determine risk factors for poor visual acuity outcomes in patients with endogenous Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitis. Retrospective case-control study...
  7. Decroos F, Garg P, Reddy A, Sharma A, Krishnaiah S, Mungale M, et al. Optimizing diagnosis and management of nocardia keratitis, scleritis, and endophthalmitis: 11-year microbial and clinical overview. Ophthalmology. 2011;118:1193-200 pubmed publisher
    To identify clinical factors and microbiological assays that facilitate a rapid diagnosis of Nocardia keratitis, scleritis, and endophthalmitis, and to determine optimal medical and surgical management strategies.
  8. Tan C, Wong H, Yang F. Epidemiology of postoperative endophthalmitis in an Asian population: 11-year incidence and effect of intracameral antibiotic agents. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012;38:425-30 pubmed publisher
    To describe the incidence of postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in a multiethnic Asian population over an 11-year period, compare the endophthalmitis rates before and after the use of intracameral antibiotic agents, and ..
  9. Sugi N, Whiston E, Ksander B, Gregory M. Increased resistance to Staphylococcus aureus endophthalmitis in BALB/c mice: Fas ligand is required for resolution of inflammation but not for bacterial clearance. Infect Immun. 2013;81:2217-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that BALB/c mice would be more resistant to Staphylococcus aureus-induced endophthalmitis. To test this hypothesis, C57BL/6, BALB/c, and BALB(gld) mice received intravitreal injections of 2,500 CFU ..

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  1. Inoue M, Kobayakawa S, Sotozono C, Komori H, Tanaka K, Suda Y, et al. Evaluation of the incidence of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor. Ophthalmologica. 2011;226:145-50 pubmed publisher
    To report the incidence of infectious and noninfectious endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) from a multicenter clinical trial in Japan...
  2. Shivaprakash M, Appannanavar S, Dhaliwal M, Gupta A, Gupta S, Gupta A, et al. Colletotrichum truncatum: an unusual pathogen causing mycotic keratitis and endophthalmitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:2894-8 pubmed publisher
    ..management included total penetrating keratoplasty in patients with keratitis and pars plana vitrectomy in endophthalmitis. Two patients were treated additionally with intravitreal amphotericin B deoxycholate, one patient with oral ..
  3. Melo G, Bispo P, Yu M, Pignatari A, Höfling Lima A. Microbial profile and antibiotic susceptibility of culture-positive bacterial endophthalmitis. Eye (Lond). 2011;25:382-7; quiz 388 pubmed publisher
    To assess the distribution of microorganisms isolated from patients with bacterial endophthalmitis and their antimicrobial susceptibility...
  4. Tedeschi M, Varano M, Schiano Lomoriello D, Scassa C, Parisi V. Photodynamic therapy outcomes in a case of macular choroidal neovascularization secondary to Candida endophthalmitis. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2007;17:124-7 pubmed
    To evaluate the effects on visual function and choroidal neovascularization (CNV) progression in a case of subretinal CNV due to Candida endophthalmitis treated with a combination of photodynamic therapy (PDT) and drugs.
  5. Peponis V, Rosenberg P, Chalkiadakis S, Insler M, Amariotakis A. Fungal scleral keratitis and endophthalmitis following pterygium excision. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2009;19:478-80 pubmed
    The authors report a case of fungal scleral keratitis and endophthalmitis as a complication of pterygium surgery.
  6. Sambhav K, Mathai A, Reddy A, Reddy B, Bhatia K, Balne P. Endogenous endophthalmitis caused by Enterococcus casseliflavus. J Med Microbiol. 2011;60:670-2 pubmed publisher
    Herein, we report a case of endogenous endophthalmitis caused by Enterococcus casseliflavus. The organism was sensitive to gentamicin, vancomycin and chloramphenicol and resistant to cefazolin, ofloxacin, gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin...
  7. Camesasca F, Bianchi C, Beltrame G, Caporossi A, Piovella M, Rapisarda A, et al. Control of inflammation and prophylaxis of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: a multicenter study. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2007;17:733-42 pubmed
    ..To compare two different postcataract surgery antibiotic/steroid therapeutic combinations, for clinical results as well as patient satisfaction...
  8. Durand M. Endophthalmitis. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013;19:227-34 pubmed publisher
    b>Endophthalmitis means bacterial or fungal infection inside the eye involving the vitreous and/or aqueous humors...
  9. Goldberg R, Flynn H, Isom R, Miller D, Gonzalez S. An outbreak of streptococcus endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012;153:204-208.e1 pubmed publisher
    To report a series of patients with Streptococcus endophthalmitis after injection with intravitreal bevacizumab prepared by the same compounding pharmacy. Noncomparative consecutive case series...
  10. Sachdev D, Yin M, Horowitz J, Mukkamala S, Lee S, Ratner A. Klebsiella pneumoniae K1 liver abscess and septic endophthalmitis in a U.S. resident. J Clin Microbiol. 2013;51:1049-51 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of abscess complicated by septic endophthalmitis caused by a wzyAKpK1-positive Klebsiella strain in a U.S. resident, raising concern for global emergence.
  11. Sheng Y, Sun W, Gu Y, Lou J, Liu W. Endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in China, 1995-2009. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011;37:1715-22 pubmed publisher
    A systematic search of the China National Knowledge Infrastructure database for articles on endophthalmitis after cataract surgery between 1995 and 2009 identified 57 articles that included 403 eyes...
  12. Keay L, Gower E, Cassard S, Tielsch J, Schein O. Postcataract surgery endophthalmitis in the United States: analysis of the complete 2003 to 2004 Medicare database of cataract surgeries. Ophthalmology. 2012;119:914-22 pubmed publisher
    To estimate endophthalmitis incidence after cataract surgery nationally and at the state level in 2003 and 2004 and to explore risk factors.
  13. McCannel C. Meta-analysis of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents: causative organisms and possible prevention strategies. Retina. 2011;31:654-61 pubmed publisher
    To report the rates of endophthalmitis and the spectrum of causative organisms after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents and possible prevention strategies.
  14. Clark A, Morlet N, Ng J, Preen D, Semmens J. Whole population trends in complications of cataract surgery over 22 years in Western Australia. Ophthalmology. 2011;118:1055-61 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the trends in major complications of cataract surgery in the Western Australian population over 22 years...
  15. Gonzalez S, Rosenfeld P, Stewart M, Brown J, Murphy S. Avastin doesn't blind people, people blind people. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012;153:196-203.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..To review the appropriate preparation of bevacizumab for intravitreal injection by compounding pharmacies with specific recommendations designed to prevent microbial contamination...
  16. Chen K, Sun M, Lai C, Wu W, Chen T, Kuo Y, et al. Endophthalmitis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Taiwan. Retina. 2011;31:1193-8 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the clinical settings, treatment given, and visual outcomes for eyes with Pseudomonas aeruginosa endophthalmitis in Taiwan.
  17. Sugita S, Kamoi K, Ogawa M, Watanabe K, Shimizu N, Mochizuki M. Detection of Candida and Aspergillus species DNA using broad-range real-time PCR for fungal endophthalmitis. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2012;250:391-8 pubmed publisher
    ..is to establish a broad-range real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) diagnostic system for ocular fungal infection and to measure Candida and Aspergillus DNA in the ocular fluids obtained from unknown uveitis/endophthalmitis patients.
  18. Albrecht E, Richards J, Pollock T, Cook C, Myers L. Adjunctive use of intravitreal dexamethasone in presumed bacterial endophthalmitis: a randomised trial. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011;95:1385-8 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the use of intravitreal dexamethasone as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of presumed bacterial endophthalmitis. Design Prospective, double masked, randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial.
  19. Wu L, Berrocal M, Arevalo J, Carpentier C, Rodriguez F, Alezzandrini A, et al. Endophthalmitis after pars plana vitrectomy: results of the Pan American Collaborative Retina Study Group. Retina. 2011;31:673-8 pubmed publisher
    To determine the incidence of endophthalmitis after 20-, 23-, and 25-gauge pars plana vitrectomies (PPVs).
  20. Chiang A, Kaiser R, Avery R, Dugel P, Eliott D, Shah S, et al. Endophthalmitis in microincision vitrectomy: outcomes of gas-filled eyes. Retina. 2011;31:1513-7 pubmed publisher
    To assess whether performing an air or gas exchange at the conclusion of a microincision vitrectomy procedure is beneficial regarding the rate of endophthalmitis.
  21. Hoevenaars N, Gans D, Missotten T, van Rooij J, Lesaffre E, Van Meurs J. Suspected bacterial endophthalmitis following intravitreal anti-VEGF injection: case series and literature review. Ophthalmologica. 2012;228:143-7 pubmed
    To report an up-to-date overview of all patients reported in the literature with suspected bacterial endophthalmitis following anti-VEGF injection...
  22. Jalili M, Hashemi H, Jabarvand M, Tabatabai S. Aspergillus endophthalmitis in one eye subsequent to bilateral anterior chamber phakic intraocular lens implantation. J Refract Surg. 2012;28:363-5 pubmed publisher
    To present a case of unilateral Aspergillus endophthalmitis after bilateral anterior chamber phakic intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in a 26-year-old myopic patient.
  23. Moreau Gaudry V, Chiquet C, Boisset S, Croize J, Benito Y, Cornut P, et al. Three cases of post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis due to Rhizobium (Agrobacterium) radiobacter. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:1487-90 pubmed publisher
    We present three unrelated post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis cases caused by Rhizobium radiobacter, hospitalized in three different hospitals. Early diagnosis was obtained in two cases by bacterial DNA detection in vitreous samples...
  24. Bahrani H, Fazelat A, Thomas M, Hirose T, Kroll A, Lou P, et al. Endophthalmitis in the era of small gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy--meta analysis and review of literature. Semin Ophthalmol. 2010;25:275-82 pubmed publisher
    ..review, evaluate, and perform a meta-analysis on the current literature that reports rates of postoperative endophthalmitis after small gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy (TSV) and compare it to 20-gauge pars plana ..
  25. Kumar A, Pandey R, Miller L, Singh P, Kanwar M. Muller glia in retinal innate immunity: a perspective on their roles in endophthalmitis. Crit Rev Immunol. 2013;33:119-35 pubmed
    ..been performed, much less is known about their role in retinal innate immunity, specifically in infectious endophthalmitis. They were found to express toll-like receptors (TLRs), a major family of pattern recognition receptors that ..
  26. Callegan M, Guess S, Wheatley N, Woods D, Griffin G, Wiskur B, et al. Efficacy of vitrectomy in improving the outcome of Bacillus cereus endophthalmitis. Retina. 2011;31:1518-24 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the efficacy of vitrectomy with vancomycin for the treatment of experimental Bacillus cereus endophthalmitis.
  27. Bhatt S, Stepien K, Joshi K. Prophylactic antibiotic use after intravitreal injection: effect on endophthalmitis rate. Retina. 2011;31:2032-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection is a serious complication. There are limited data to support the use of postinjection antibiotics to prevent endophthalmitis...
  28. Annamalai T, Fong K, Choo M. Intravenous fluconazole for bilateral endogenous Candida endophthalmitis. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2011;27:105-7 pubmed publisher
    To report a case of bilateral endogenous candida endophthalmitis treated with intravenous fluconazole.
  29. Yao K, Zhu Y, Zhu Z, Wu J, Liu Y, Lu Y, et al. The incidence of postoperative endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in China: a multicenter investigation of 2006-2011. Br J Ophthalmol. 2013;97:1312-7 pubmed publisher
    To estimate the cumulative incidence of postoperative endophthalmitis, identify risk factors and determine clinical outcomes in China.
  30. Melo G, Bispo P, Regatieri C, Yu M, Pignatari A, Hofling Lima A. Incidence of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery (2002-2008) at a Brazilian university-hospital. Arq Bras Oftalmol. 2010;73:505-7 pubmed
    To report on the incidence, diagnostic technique, and microbiological features of endophthalmitis at a university-setting in Brazil.
  31. Novosad B, Astley R, Callegan M. Role of Toll-like receptor (TLR) 2 in experimental Bacillus cereus endophthalmitis. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e28619 pubmed publisher
    Bacillus cereus causes a uniquely rapid and blinding intraocular infection, endophthalmitis. B. cereus replicates in the eye, synthesizes numerous toxins, and incites explosive intraocular inflammation...
  32. Irigoyen C, Ziahosseini K, Morphis G, Stappler T, Heimann H. Endophthalmitis following intravitreal injections. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2012;250:499-505 pubmed publisher
    To report the clinical features, culture results, management and visual outcome of patients with endophthalmitis following intravitreal injections.
  33. Lin Y, Liu C, Chen T, Fung C. Long-term mortality of patients with septic ocular or central nervous system complications from pyogenic liver abscess: a population-based study. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e33978 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the epidemiology and long-term prognosis of PLA patients with septic ocular or CNS complications over an 8-year period...
  34. Chhablani J. Fungal endophthalmitis. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2011;9:1191-201 pubmed publisher
    Fungal endophthalmitis (FE) is infrequent but results in poor visual outcomes. It can be exogenous or endogenous depending upon the mode of infection...
  35. Sanders M, Taylor S, Tullos N, Norcross E, Moore Q, Thompson H, et al. Passive immunization with Pneumovax® 23 and pneumolysin in combination with vancomycin for pneumococcal endophthalmitis. BMC Ophthalmol. 2013;13:8 pubmed publisher
    ..S. pneumoniae is one of the leading causes of bacterial endophthalmitis. The aim of this study is to determine whether passive immunization with the 23-valent pneumococcal ..
  36. Chan C, Holland E. Infectious endophthalmitis after Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation. Cornea. 2012;31:346-9 pubmed publisher
    To determine the incidence, clinical features, and outcomes of infectious endophthalmitis after Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis (KPro) implantation.
  37. Sharma S, Johnson D, Abouammoh M, Hollands S, Brissette A. Rate of serious adverse effects in a series of bevacizumab and ranibizumab injections. Can J Ophthalmol. 2012;47:275-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the rate of serious ocular and systemic adverse effects of intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab in the treatment of a variety of eye diseases...
  38. García Sáenz M, Arias Puente A, Rodriguez Caravaca G, Andrés Alba Y, Bañuelos Bañuelos J. [Endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: epidemiology, clinical features and antibiotic prophylaxis]. Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2010;85:263-7 pubmed publisher
    To estimate the incidence of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery and to describe the main epidemiological and clinical data, as well as the role of intracameral antibiotics.
  39. Inman Z, Anderson N. Incidence of endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of antivascular endothelial growth factor medications using topical lidocaine gel anesthesia. Retina. 2011;31:669-72 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of infectious endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of antivascular endothelial growth factor medications using 2% topical lidocaine gel anesthesia.
  40. Cheung C, Wong A, Lui A, Kertes P, Devenyi R, Lam W. Incidence of endophthalmitis and use of antibiotic prophylaxis after intravitreal injections. Ophthalmology. 2012;119:1609-14 pubmed publisher
    To report the incidence of endophthalmitis in association with different antibiotic prophylaxis strategies after intravitreal injections of anti-vascular endothelial growth factors and triamcinolone acetonide.
  41. Chung K, Kim Y, Song Y, Kim C, Han S, Chin B, et al. Clinical review of endogenous endophthalmitis in Korea: a 14-year review of culture positive cases of two large hospitals. Yonsei Med J. 2011;52:630-4 pubmed publisher
    To identify the clinical features and outcomes of endogenous endophthalmitis in Korea.
  42. Moshfeghi A. Endophthalmitis following intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor injections for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Semin Ophthalmol. 2011;26:139-48 pubmed publisher
    b>Endophthalmitis following intravitreal injections of therapeutic medications is a rare but potentially vision-threatening problem...
  43. Shah C, Garg S, Vander J, Brown G, Kaiser R, Haller J. Outcomes and risk factors associated with endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents. Ophthalmology. 2011;118:2028-34 pubmed publisher
    To describe outcomes of and risk factors for endophthalmitis after intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injection.
  44. McCoy C, Craig R, McGlinchey S, Carson L, Jones D, Gorman S. Surface localisation of photosensitisers on intraocular lens biomaterials for prevention of infectious endophthalmitis and retinal protection. Biomaterials. 2012;33:7952-8 pubmed publisher
    ..in Western medicine, and, while complications are rare, the most serious is infectious postoperative endophthalmitis. Bacteria may adhere to the implanted intraocular lens (IOL) and subsequent biofilm formation can lead to a ..
  45. Oude Lashof A, Rothova A, Sobel J, Ruhnke M, Pappas P, Viscoli C, et al. Ocular manifestations of candidemia. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;53:262-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We prospectively studied the ocular manifestations of candidemia in a large, worldwide, randomized multicenter trial that compared voriconazole with amphotericin B followed by fluconazole for the treatment of candidemia...
  46. Lin M, Zhang W, Liu Y, Wang L, Ding Y, Wu X, et al. Nosocomial acute-onset postoperative endophthalmitis at a university teaching hospital in China. J Hosp Infect. 2011;79:323-7 pubmed publisher
    ..2000 and 30 December 2009 was conducted to gain further knowledge about nosocomial acute-onset postoperative endophthalmitis. In total, 147,244 intra-ocular operations were performed during this period...
  47. Riddell J, Comer G, Kauffman C. Treatment of endogenous fungal endophthalmitis: focus on new antifungal agents. Clin Infect Dis. 2011;52:648-53 pubmed publisher
    Endogenous fungal endophthalmitis, involving only the chorioretinal structures or extending to involve the vitreous (vitritis), is a sight-threatening infection requiring early appropriate therapy...
  48. Kashani A, Eliott D. Bilateral Klebsiella pneumoniae (K1 serotype) endogenous endophthalmitis as the presenting sign of disseminated infection. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2011;42 Online:e12-4 pubmed publisher
    The authors report a rare presentation of bilateral Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitis in an ambulatory patient without other known medical conditions...
  49. Yu C, Ta C. Prevention of postcataract endophthalmitis: evidence-based medicine. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2012;23:19-25 pubmed publisher
    To provide a summary of current peer-reviewed publications on the methods of prophylaxis against postcataract endophthalmitis.
  50. Joseph C, Lalitha P, Sivaraman K, Ramasamy K, Behera U. Real-time polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of acute postoperative endophthalmitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012;153:1031-7.e2 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the efficacy of quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in the diagnosis of postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis among patients who underwent cataract surgery at a tertiary care center.
  51. Simunovic M, Rush R, Hunyor A, Chang A. Endophthalmitis following intravitreal injection versus endophthalmitis following cataract surgery: clinical features, causative organisms and post-treatment outcomes. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012;96:862-6 pubmed publisher
    To describe and compare the causative organisms, clinical features and visual outcomes of endophthalmitis following intravitreal injection (IVI) to endophthalmitis following cataract surgery.
  52. Talreja D, Kaye K, Yu F, Walia S, Kumar A. Pathogenicity of ocular isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii in a mouse model of bacterial endophthalmitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014;55:2392-402 pubmed publisher
    To determine the virulence properties of ocular isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii in causing endophthalmitis in a mouse model.
  53. Al Mahmood A, Al Binali G, Alkatan H, Abboud E, Abu El Asrar A. Endogenous endophthalmitis associated with liver abscess caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae. Int Ophthalmol. 2011;31:145-8 pubmed publisher
    To report two unusual cases of endogenous endophthalmitis associated with liver abscess caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae. Retrospective, interventional case series...
  54. Enani M, El Khizzi N. Community acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae, K1 serotype. Invasive liver abscess with bacteremia and endophthalmitis. Saudi Med J. 2012;33:782-6 pubmed
    ..native Saudis presenting with community acquired, invasive liver abscess complicated in one by endogenous endophthalmitis. Following medical and surgical treatment, both patients were cured from liver abscesses, however there was ..
  55. Pathengay A, Flynn H, Isom R, Miller D. Endophthalmitis outbreaks following cataract surgery: causative organisms, etiologies, and visual acuity outcomes. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012;38:1278-82 pubmed publisher
    A systematic review of 27 reports of endophthalmitis outbreaks following cataract surgery between 1985 and 2011 found the 2 most common causes associated with the outbreaks were contaminated solutions, 10 reports (37%), and contaminated ..
  56. Ogawa M, Sugita S, Watanabe K, Shimizu N, Mochizuki M. Novel diagnosis of fungal endophthalmitis by broad-range real-time PCR detection of fungal 28S ribosomal DNA. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2012;250:1877-83 pubmed publisher
    To detect the fungal genome in the ocular fluids of patients with fungal endophthalmitis by using a novel broad-range polymerase chain reaction (PCR) system.
  57. Degoricija V, Skerk V, Vatavuk Z, Knezevic T, Sefer S, Vucicevic Z. Bilateral Pseudomonas aeruginosa endogenous endophthalmitis in an immune-competent patient with nosocomial urosepsis following abdominal surgery. Acta Clin Croat. 2011;50:261-6 pubmed
    Endogenous endophthalmitis is a vision-threatening condition that results from hematogenous spread of infection to the eye, originating from a distant primary focus...
  58. Ramappa M, Majji A, Murthy S, Balne P, Nalamada S, Garudadri C, et al. An outbreak of acute post-cataract surgery Pseudomonas sp. endophthalmitis caused by contaminated hydrophilic intraocular lens solution. Ophthalmology. 2012;119:564-70 pubmed publisher
    To report the investigation for the source of infection and the clinical course and treatment response of 11 cases of acute post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis that developed during an outbreak.
  59. Davis J. Diagnostic dilemmas in retinitis and endophthalmitis. Eye (Lond). 2012;26:194-201 pubmed publisher
    ..Some disorders, such as acute retinal necrosis and bacterial endophthalmitis, can be rapidly progressive, and therefore require prompt and accurate diagnosis to guide initial therapy...
  60. Melo G, Bispo P, Campos Pignatari A, Hofling Lima A. Real-time polymerase chain reaction test to discriminate between contamination and intraocular infection after cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011;37:1244-50 pubmed publisher
    ..usefulness of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays in the diagnosis of postoperative bacterial endophthalmitis in clinically diagnosed infectious cases and to test for bacterial DNA in control samples collected from ..
  61. Ramchandran R, DiLoreto D, Chung M, Kleinman D, Plotnik R, Graman P, et al. Infectious endophthalmitis in adult eyes receiving Boston type I keratoprosthesis. Ophthalmology. 2012;119:674-81 pubmed publisher
    To report the clinical characteristics of infectious endophthalmitis after Boston type I keratoprosthesis (K-Pro) implantation.
  62. Calderaro A, Motta F, Larini S, Gorrini C, Martinelli M, Piscopo G, et al. Two rare cases of Acremonium acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in a tertiary care hospital. New Microbiol. 2013;36:427-31 pubmed
    This report describes two cases of Acremonium sp. endophthalmitis, occurring in two patients who underwent cataract surgery on the same day in the same operating room of our hospital ophthalmology clinic...
  63. Bhagat N, Nagori S, Zarbin M. Post-traumatic Infectious Endophthalmitis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2011;56:214-51 pubmed publisher
    Post-traumatic endophthalmitis is an uncommon yet devastating complication of an open globe injury...
  64. Pluquet E, Bremond Gignac D, Milazzo S, Mammeri H. Unusual acute endophthalmitis due to an as yet unclassified Acinetobacter gyllenbergii-like isolate. J Med Microbiol. 2011;60:1379-82 pubmed publisher
    We report a case of postoperative endophthalmitis due to an as yet unclassified Acinetobacter gyllenbergii-like isolate. The functional outcome was rapidly negative despite antibacterial therapy...
  65. Sheu S, Kung Y, Wu T, Chang F, Horng Y. Risk factors for endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess: 20-year experience in Southern Taiwan. Retina. 2011;31:2026-31 pubmed publisher
    To identify the risk factors for endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess.
  66. Cornut P, Thuret G, Creuzot Garcher C, Maurin M, Pechinot A, Bron A, et al. Relationship between baseline clinical data and microbiologic spectrum in 100 patients with acute postcataract endophthalmitis. Retina. 2012;32:549-57 pubmed publisher
    To correlate the initial ocular presentation with bacterial identification in 100 patients with acute postcataract endophthalmitis.
  67. Zahid S, Musch D, Niziol L, Lichter P. Risk of endophthalmitis and other long-term complications of trabeculectomy in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS). Am J Ophthalmol. 2013;155:674-680, 680.e1 pubmed publisher
    To report the risk of endophthalmitis and other long-term complications in patients randomized to trabeculectomy in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study.
  68. Hunt J, Wang J, Callegan M. Contribution of mucoviscosity-associated gene A (magA) to virulence in experimental Klebsiella pneumoniae endophthalmitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011;52:6860-6 pubmed publisher
    Endogenous endophthalmitis secondary to Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscess is a blinding infection that is being reported more frequently in the literature...
  69. Lyall D, Tey A, Foot B, Roxburgh S, Virdi M, Robertson C, et al. Post-intravitreal anti-VEGF endophthalmitis in the United Kingdom: incidence, features, risk factors, and outcomes. Eye (Lond). 2012;26:1517-26 pubmed publisher
    To describe the incidence, features, management, and risk factors of post-intravitreal anti-VEGF endophthalmitis (PIAE) in patients undergoing treatment for exudative age-related macular degeneration in the United Kingdom.
  70. Lingappan A, Wykoff C, Albini T, Miller D, Pathengay A, Davis J, et al. Endogenous fungal endophthalmitis: causative organisms, management strategies, and visual acuity outcomes. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012;153:162-6.e1 pubmed publisher
    To report the causative organisms, management strategies, and visual outcomes in endogenous fungal endophthalmitis.
  71. Ding Y, Lin M, Liu H, Zhang W, Wang L, Li Y. Outcomes of post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis referred to a tertiary center from local hospitals in the south of China. Infection. 2011;39:451-60 pubmed publisher
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