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A Comparative study of conventional external dacryocystorhinostomy with dacryocystorhinostomy using intracystic implant


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Author Details : Anup Mondal, Ratandeep Kumar Agrawalla*

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 108-111


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Abstract

Dacryocystitis is a common manifestation in ophthalmology practice. external DCR is the definitive gold standard management. however many modifications in external DCR are proposed now a days, out of which dcr using intracystic implant is one. This study aiims at comparing the surgical outcome of external conventional DCR with that of DCR using intracystic implant. After a follow up period of 6 months it was observed that the success rate in connventional DCR is significantly better(97%) than DCR using intracystic implant(85%). However intraoperative blood loss and surgical time is significantly less in DCR using intracystic implant than the conventional external DCR.

Keywords: Dacryocystorhinostomy, Intracystic Implant, Syringing, Nldo –Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction.


Doi : 10.18231/j.ijooo.2019.029

How to cite : Mondal A, Agrawalla R K, A Comparative study of conventional external dacryocystorhinostomy with dacryocystorhinostomy using intracystic implant. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2019;5(3):108-111

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