Profilassi delle infezioni batteriche nella chirurgia oftalmica

Translated title of the contribution: Bacterial infection prophylaxis for ophthalmic surgery

S. Serrao, A. Capobianco, L. Messina, B. Ricci

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This review considers the main problems that are concerning the preoperative and postoperative treatments in order to reduce the risk of edophtalmitis after ophthalmic surgery. The rationale for this type of prophylaxis is actually well established as well the optimal choice of antibiotic agents that may reduce the risk of ophthalmic infection after surgery. The role of topical disinfectans, as povidone-iodine, is also considered.

Translated title of the contributionBacterial infection prophylaxis for ophthalmic surgery
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)284-291
Number of pages8
JournalActa Medica Romana
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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