Study of conjunctival flora in anophthalmic patients: influence on the comfort of the socket

Study of conjunctival flora in anophthalmic patients: influence on the comfort of the socket Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1669–1679 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3708-8 OCULOPLASTICS AND ORBIT Study of conjunctival flora in anophthalmic patients: influence on the comfort of the socket 1 2 2 Alvaro Toribio & Teresa Marrodán & Isabel Fernández-Natal & 3 3 3 Honorina Martínez-Blanco & Leandro Rodríguez-Aparicio & Miguel Á. Ferrero Received: 22 November 2016 /Revised: 8 May 2017 /Accepted: 30 May 2017 /Published online: 10 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract it was also related to poor GCS (P = 0.017). Aerobic Gram- Purpose To investigate the relationship between conjunctival negative bacteria in retro-prosthesis samples of patients with flora and comfort of the socket in anophthalmic patients. poor GCS was higher than in patients with good or fair GCS Methods A cross-sectional clinical study including 60 pa- (P = 0.008). In the same samples, coagulase-negative staphy- tients with unilateral anophthalmia who wear a prosthetic lococci proportion (excluding S. epidermidis) increased in pa- eye. From each patient three microbiological samples were tients with good GCS (P =0.030). taken from the lower conjunctival sac (healthy eye, pre-pros- Conclusions Socket microflora is related to GCS. Increased thesis, and retro-prosthesis space of socket). The 180 samples pathogenic flora, especially Gram-negative bacteria, and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Springer Journals
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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Medicine & Public Health; Ophthalmology
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0721-832X
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1435-702X
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10.1007/s00417-017-3708-8
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Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1669–1679 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3708-8 OCULOPLASTICS AND ORBIT Study of conjunctival flora in anophthalmic patients: influence on the comfort of the socket 1 2 2 Alvaro Toribio & Teresa Marrodán & Isabel Fernández-Natal & 3 3 3 Honorina Martínez-Blanco & Leandro Rodríguez-Aparicio & Miguel Á. Ferrero Received: 22 November 2016 /Revised: 8 May 2017 /Accepted: 30 May 2017 /Published online: 10 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract it was also related to poor GCS (P = 0.017). Aerobic Gram- Purpose To investigate the relationship between conjunctival negative bacteria in retro-prosthesis samples of patients with flora and comfort of the socket in anophthalmic patients. poor GCS was higher than in patients with good or fair GCS Methods A cross-sectional clinical study including 60 pa- (P = 0.008). In the same samples, coagulase-negative staphy- tients with unilateral anophthalmia who wear a prosthetic lococci proportion (excluding S. epidermidis) increased in pa- eye. From each patient three microbiological samples were tients with good GCS (P =0.030). taken from the lower conjunctival sac (healthy eye, pre-pros- Conclusions Socket microflora is related to GCS. Increased thesis, and retro-prosthesis space of socket). The 180 samples pathogenic flora, especially Gram-negative bacteria, and

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Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental OphthalmologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 10, 2017

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