[The research advances of the perioperative pharmaceutical prophylaxis for postoperative endophthalmitis following cataract surgery].

[Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of ophthalmology

PubMedID: 24735669

You R, Wang J. [The research advances of the perioperative pharmaceutical prophylaxis for postoperative endophthalmitis following cataract surgery]. Zhonghua Yan Ke Za Zhi. 2014;50(2):153-7.
Postoperative endophthalmitis (PE) is the most dangerous complications of the cataract surgery. The incidence of PE is low, but the consequence is always devastating. The cataract surgeon paid much more attention on the prophylaxis of PE.Research results have been achieved in the different periods of perioperation.We reviewed the research literatures of infective routes, causative organisms, preoperative use of topical antibiotics and antiseptics, intraoperative and/or postoperative delivery of antibiotics.