International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: A Prospective Study

Srikanth Myla [5] | Bhargav Pothula


Abstract: : A clinical study was undertaken to evaluate pre-operative, conditions prevailing at surgery ( prevalence in different ages and sex), symptomatology, per-operative conditions ( DNS, hypertrophied turbinate, pre-existing sino-nasal disease), post-op complications, & analyze result of the (technique) used. Its a Prospective study done in a tertiary referral hospital. A total of 50 patients with chronic nasolacrimal duct obstruction underwent endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy and were assessed at 1month, 3 months & 6 months post-operatively.6 months post-operatively total relief from epiphora was 90 % (N=50) with few complications. Endonasal endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy shows promise in long-term management of Nasolacrimal duct obstruction


Keywords: Lacrimal sac, Syringing, Dacryocystorhinostomy DCR, , Epiphora, Nasolacrimal duct


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,


Pages: 2589 - 2591


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