Copyright ©2013 Baishideng.
World J Meta-Anal. Aug 26, 2013; 1(2): 78-82
Published online Aug 26, 2013. doi: 10.13105/wjma.v1.i2.78
Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study population
Number of episodes (inpatient, ambulatory)11944725
Mean age (yr, mean ± SD)48 ± 27
Female gender n (%)6598266 (55.2)
District with higher number of hospitalizations1st: Lisbon 21.2%
2nd: Oporto 17.2%
3rd: Setubal 7.66%
Mean hospital length-of-stay for inpatients (d, mean ± SD)7.1 ± 3.21
Number of probable ophthalmic ADRs1524
Table 2 Clinical codes searched and respective results in the portuguese database
ICD-9-CM codeDiagnosisNo. of episodes
Specific ophthalmic ADR codes
362.55Toxic maculopathy1388
365.03Steroid responders4
365.31, 365.32Corticosteroid-induced glaucoma0
364.55Miotic pupillary cyst (provoked by pilocarpine)2
364.81Floppy iris syndrome2
366.45Toxic cataract83
367.89Other drug-induced disorders of refraction and accommodation, Toxic disorders of refraction and accommodation25
377.34Toxic optic neuropathy, Toxic amblyopia20
Possible signs of ophthalmic ADRs
366.46Cataract associated with radiation and other physical influences10
372.54Conjunctival concretions67
372.55Conjunctival pigmentations, including conjunctival argyrosis
372.56Conjunctival deposits
368.55Acquired color vision deficiencies23
368.59Other color vision deficiencies
Sub-Total specific1524