Tabel 3

SSI in 608 patients after orbital surgery without antibiotic prophylaxis

PatientAgeGenderASASurgeryGroupSSIDays after surgeryTreatmentCulture
139F1Lateral orbitotomy for cavernous hemangiomaclWound infection2Oral amoxicillin/clavulanic acidNone
259F1Evisceration for painful blind eye; acrylic implantc+iOrbital cellulitis3Intravenous amoxicillin/clavulanic acid; oral clindamycin Staphylococcus aureus
334M1Evisceration after trauma; acrylic implantc+iPreseptal cellulitis4Oral amoxicillin/clavulanic acidCulture negative
465M2Evisceration after complications of intraoculur surgery; acrylic implantc+iPreseptal cellulitis5Oral azithromycinNone
580F2Orbital decompression medial wall for dysthyoid opticoneuropathyccWound infection7Oral amoxicillin/clavulanic acidNone
  • Patient 6 got preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and was excluded from the study.

  • ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologists; SSI, surgical site infection; cc, clean-contaminated; c+i, clean with implant; cl, clean.