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Monocanalicular repair using angiocatheter tube as a stent in secondary level eye hospital


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Author Details : Suresh Rasaily, Sulaxmi katuwal, Santosh subedi, Nita Sunam, Jyoti Sapkota, Aric Vaidya

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2018

Article Page : 6-8


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Abstract

Canalicular lacerations can result from direct or indirect injury to the canalicular system.
Case 1: A 34 -year-old male had lower canalicular laceration in left eye with a sharp object. An angiocatheter tube was used as a stent for canalicular reconstruction.
Case 2: A 52-year-old male had road traffic accident sustaining injury in right eye resulted in a conjunctival tear in lower fornix, lid tear involving the canaliculus and medial and lateral canthi laceration. All of the structures were repaired successfully during a single procedure. An angiocatheter tube was used as a stent for canalicular reconstruction.
The focus of these report is on the method used, as well as the material for the repair in a rural hospital.
Conclusion: Angiocatheter tube can be a suitable alternative to silicone tube for canalicular repair.

Keywords: Canalicular reconstruction, Angiocatheter tube.

How to cite : Rasaily S, Katuwal S, Subedi S, Sunam N, Sapkota J, Vaidya A, Monocanalicular repair using angiocatheter tube as a stent in secondary level eye hospital. Int J Aesthet Health Rejuvenation 2018;1(1):6-8

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