2020
DOI: 10.1007/s00417-020-04688-7
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Abstract: Purpose Data regarding ocular foreign body (FB) in the pediatric population is sparse. The purpose of this study is to describe the demographic features and the outcomes of pediatric non-penetrating ocular FB. Methods The charts of all children with non-penetrating ocular FB who presented at a tertiary medical center between 2011 and 2018 were retrospectively reviewed. Data analyzed included demographics, ocular FB site, the need for general anesthesia, or sedation for FB removal and clinical outcomes. Results… Show more

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“…In their study, Smadar et al and Brissette et al have found an IK rate of 3.2% and 1.6%, respectively. 8,9 This difference could be explained by the small number of patients included in their studies (62 and 60, respectively), i.e., 5 times less patients than in our study. In addition, our study was the rst to follow the patients for one month.…”
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“…In their study, Smadar et al and Brissette et al have found an IK rate of 3.2% and 1.6%, respectively. 8,9 This difference could be explained by the small number of patients included in their studies (62 and 60, respectively), i.e., 5 times less patients than in our study. In addition, our study was the rst to follow the patients for one month.…”
Section: Discussioncontrasting
confidence: 54%
“…8,11 In the study by Smadar et al, treatment was given at the ophthalmologist's discretion, making a direct comparison impossible. 9 In this study, we used topical aminoglycosides because they have a broad antibacterial spectrum and are active against most IK-related pathogens. Previous studies have found that staphylococci and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were the most prevalent microorganisms found in post-traumatic IK.…”
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