Pars Plana Vitrectomy in Posttraumatic Endophthalmitis in Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital Indonesia

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Andi Arus Victor Ari Djatikusumo Elvioza Elvioza Gitalisa Andayani Adriono Anggun Rama Yudantha Mario Marbungaran Hutapea

Abstract

Introduction: Endophthalmitis is an inflammation of the intraocular tissues and fluid, and an emergency in ophthalmology. One of the most common causes of endophthalmitis is post-traumatic endophthalmitis. Post-traumatic endophthalmitis has a poorer prognosis than post-cataract surgery endophthalmitis. The immediate pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) surgery in post-traumatic endophthalmitis is beneficial for optimizing of final visual.


Methods: A retrospective descriptive study of post-traumatic endophthalmitis patients underwent pars plana vitrectomy in the Ciptomangunkusumo Hospital, Indonesia from January 2017 – June 2017.


Result: There were twelve cases of post-traumatic endophthalmitis undergoes pars plana vitrectomy within the period of January 2017-June 2017. The most frequently identified causative organism was Staphylococcus (33,3%). There was an improvement of final visual acuity after the procedure of pars plana vitrectomy in 58.3% post-traumatic endophthalmitis patients.


Conclusion: Early PPV leads to vision improvement and maintains visual acuity in post-traumatic endophthalmitis.


Keywords: Pars Plana Vitrectomy, Endophthalmitis, Post-traumatic

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VICTOR, Andi Arus et al. Pars Plana Vitrectomy in Posttraumatic Endophthalmitis in Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital Indonesia. International Journal of Retina, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, sep. 2020. ISSN 2614-8536. Available at: <https://www.ijretina.com/index.php/ijretina/article/view/130>. Date accessed: 30 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.35479/ijretina.2020.vol003.iss002.130.
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