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Comment & Response
December 29, 2016

Comparison of Recent Studies of Postoperative Endophthalmitis From the Same National Database—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology, Hôpital Gui de Chauliac, CHU de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
  • 2Department of Ophthalmology, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
  • 3Inserm, Montpellier, France
  • 4Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Dijon, France
  • 5Eye and Nutrition Research Group, Centre Européen des Sciences du Goût, Dijon, France
JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online December 29, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5107

In Reply We thank Grzybowski and Lee et al for their interest in our recent studies of postoperative endophthalmitis (POE) using the French Medico-Administrative database SNIIR-AM (Système national d’information inter-régime de l’assurance maladie).1,2 This will allow us to discuss the precautions that we must consider when using “big data.” This is of importance because it seems likely to us that big data will increasingly be used in future studies.3

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