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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Traumatic Ocular Perfuration [perfuração Ocular Traumática]
Author: De Souza O.F.
Cabral De Vasconcelos J.P.
Nassar Pardo S.A.
Leite Arieta C.E.
Kara Jose N.
Abstract: 87 cases of traumatic ocular injury, admitted in the ophthalmology emergency of Clinic Hospital of University at Campinas (Unicamp) were examined, from January to December, 1991 to determine the risk group, etiology, severity of ocular injury, treatment and the final visual acuity. Most patient were between 17 and 60 years old (71.26%) and the male-female ratio was 3.8:1. Automotive accidents were responsible for the majority of the cases, 28 (32.18%) and the work related accidents cause were the second, 22 cases (25.28%). Visual acuity bellow 20/400 was reported in 73.01% of the patients, and 29.88% of these patients keep the VA bellow than 20/400 after treatment. Endophthalmitis occurred in 10.34% of the cases, they had an average time of perforation of 16 hours. Cataract extraction was the most frequent second surgery, 5 cases. The patients with large lesions, high morbidity and permanents ocular injury were those involved in automotive accidents, males, and in active age.
Rights: fechado
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Date Issue: 1997
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