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Optimal Duration for the Use of 0.5% Levofloxacin Eye Drops Before Vitreoretinal Surgery

Optimal Duration for the Use of 0.5% Levofloxacin Eye Drops Before Vitreoretinal Surgery Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/03/2020 o riginal c linical s tudy Optimal Duration for the Use of 0.5% Levofloxacin Eye Drops Before Vitreoretinal Surgery Xiaoxin Li, MD,* Xiaoling Liang, MD,† Luosheng Tang, MD,‡ Junjun Zhang, MD,§ Lijun Shen, MD,¶ Guanfang Su, MD,‖ and Xiaorong Li, MD** 1,2 with a reported incidence of 0.03% to 0.13%. the incidence Purpose: t o investigate various regimens of prophylactic antibiotic of endophthalmitis varies among and within countries because therapy for vitreoretinal surgery. 3 of different perioperative asepsis techniques and antibiotic use. Design: this study compared different prophylactic therapies with studies of human endophthalmitis have shown that the causative 0.5% levofloxacin eye drops. pathogens are primarily from the eyelid and conjunctival sac Methods: t wo hundred nine patients from 7 hospitals scheduled to 4 flora ; hence, preoperative sterilization of the conjunctival sac is undergo vitreoretinal surgery were randomized into 3 groups to receive considered key to successful surgery. it is generally accepted that 0.5% levofloxacin eye drops for 1 day (6 times/d), 2 days (3 times/d), the preoperative use of antibiotics in patients undergoing intra- or 3 days (3 times/d) before surgery (groups 1d, 2d, and 3d, respec - ocular surgery http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

Optimal Duration for the Use of 0.5% Levofloxacin Eye Drops Before Vitreoretinal Surgery

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2162-0989
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2475-5028
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10.22608/APO.2015197
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/03/2020 o riginal c linical s tudy Optimal Duration for the Use of 0.5% Levofloxacin Eye Drops Before Vitreoretinal Surgery Xiaoxin Li, MD,* Xiaoling Liang, MD,† Luosheng Tang, MD,‡ Junjun Zhang, MD,§ Lijun Shen, MD,¶ Guanfang Su, MD,‖ and Xiaorong Li, MD** 1,2 with a reported incidence of 0.03% to 0.13%. the incidence Purpose: t o investigate various regimens of prophylactic antibiotic of endophthalmitis varies among and within countries because therapy for vitreoretinal surgery. 3 of different perioperative asepsis techniques and antibiotic use. Design: this study compared different prophylactic therapies with studies of human endophthalmitis have shown that the causative 0.5% levofloxacin eye drops. pathogens are primarily from the eyelid and conjunctival sac Methods: t wo hundred nine patients from 7 hospitals scheduled to 4 flora ; hence, preoperative sterilization of the conjunctival sac is undergo vitreoretinal surgery were randomized into 3 groups to receive considered key to successful surgery. it is generally accepted that 0.5% levofloxacin eye drops for 1 day (6 times/d), 2 days (3 times/d), the preoperative use of antibiotics in patients undergoing intra- or 3 days (3 times/d) before surgery (groups 1d, 2d, and 3d, respec - ocular surgery

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jan 1, 2017

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