Surveillance of intraocular foreign bodies in the UK

F R Imrie, A Cox, B Foot, C J Macewen

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    Abstract

    To estimate the incidence of penetrating injuries with retained intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) in the United Kingdom, and to provide epidemiological data on the aetiology, management, and visual outcome of such injuries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1141-7
    Number of pages7
    JournalEye
    Volume22
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

    Keywords

    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Aged
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Foreign Bodies
    • Eye Injuries, Penetrating
    • Eye Protective Devices
    • Great Britain
    • Humans
    • Incidence
    • Male
    • Middle Aged
    • Ophthalmology
    • Prospective Studies
    • Questionnaires
    • Treatment Outcome
    • Visual Acuity
    • Young Adult

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    Imrie, F. R., Cox, A., Foot, B., & Macewen, C. J. (2008). Surveillance of intraocular foreign bodies in the UK. Eye, 22(9), 1141-7. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.eye.6702868