Retinal Detachment after Open Globe Injury – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To characterize the development of retinal detachment (RD) after open globe trauma.Design: Case-control study.Participants: A total of 892 patients comprising 893 open globe injuries (OGIs), of whom 255 were ultimately diagnosed with RD, with the remaining eyes serving as controls.Methods: Retrospective chart review of patients with OGIs presenting to the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary between 1999 and 2011. Kaplan–Meier analysis was used to estimate the time to detachment, and multivariable logistic regression was used to define the clinical factors associated with RD after OGI.Main Outcome Measures: Demographic and clinical characteristics at the time of presentation after OGI, date (Read more...)

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