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Ivastinovic, D; El-Shabrawi, Y; Ardjomand, N.
Endogenous endophthalmitis after carotid endarterectomy due to exudative macular degeneration.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2015; 127(3-4):146-148 (- Case Report)
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Ardjomand Navid
El-Shabrawi Yosuf
Ivastinovic Domagoj

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Plum Analytics:
A 78-year-old male patient with unilateral exudative macular degeneration developed endogenous endophthalmitis 11 days after carotid endarterectomy. The endophthalmitis could not be treated by intravitreal application of antibiotics. The patient underwent vitrectomy and systemic application of vancomycin. Six days later, the eye was quiet and the patient was discharged with a visual acuity of 0.9 logMAR.Patients with exudative macular degeneration have a higher risk for developing endogenous endophthalmitis after vascular surgery of the carotid arteries and prolonged postoperative application of systemic antibiotics might be considered in these patients.
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Aged -
Anti-Bacterial Agents - therapeutic use
Diagnosis, Differential -
Endarterectomy, Carotid - adverse effects
Endophthalmitis - diagnosis
Endophthalmitis - drug therapy
Endophthalmitis - etiology
Humans -
Male -
Treatment Outcome -
Wet Macular Degeneration - complications
Wet Macular Degeneration - diagnosis
Wet Macular Degeneration - drug therapy

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Macular degeneration
Carotid endarterectomy
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