Cases J 2009 Sep 15;2:9192. Epub 2009 Sep 15.
Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley Avenue, Charleston SC, 29425, USA.
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Ophthalmology 2004 Nov;111(11):2015-22
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Objective: To establish risk factors for the occurrence of post-traumatic endophthalmitis, to observe the efficacy of prophylaxis, and to describe the clinical features of post-traumatic endophthalmitis.
Design: Partially prospective consecutive case-control study.
Participants: A total of 250 consecutive patients admitted to a single ophthalmic hospital with open globe injuries during a 3-year period were included. Read More
Srp Arh Celok Lek 2006 Mar-Apr;134(3-4):151-4
The objective of this case report was to present the development of implantation cyst following the perforating corneal injury, the problems related to the treatment, including total surgical excision of the cyst, the secondary cataract extraction, iridoplasty and the artificial intraocular lens reposition. A patient first presented with perforating corneal injury inflicted by a piece of wood, with the iris prolapse. Primary wound management, reposition of prolapsed iris and corneal sutures were performed four days after the injury. Read More
Jpn J Ophthalmol 1999 May-Jun;43(3):239-40
Department of Ophthalmology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan.
Background: Although air bags have been shown to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, there have been many reports of air bag-related ocular injuries. We recently treated air bag-related corneal laceration in a patient wearing eyeglasses at the time of a motor accident.
Case: A 38-year-old Japanese man was driving a car at approximately 40 km per hour when he struck a stopped 2-ton truck. Read More
Croat Med J 2004 Jun;45(3):310-3
Eye Clinic, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital, Vinogradska cesta 29, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.
Aim: To analyze clinical outcomes and complications after traumatic cataract extractions because of post-traumatic lens opacification.
Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of 24 eyes with traumatic cataract surgically treated between May 2000 and June 2003. Preoperative visual acuity, postoperative best corrected visual acuity, and preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative complications were analyzed for all eyes. Read More