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CASE REPORT

Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: Our Experience

Shashidhar S Suligavi, SS Chougule, SS Doddamani, CS Hiremath

Keywords : Dacryocystitis,Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (Endoscopic DCR),Epiphora

Citation Information : Suligavi SS, Chougule S, Doddamani S, Hiremath C. Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: Our Experience. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2010; 3 (3):131-133.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1047

Published Online: 00-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy is an established surgery for nasolacrimal duct block. We did a prospective study to evaluate the results and advantages. All the 90 patients underwent endoscopic DCR and 26 patients had septoplasty simultaneously. Postoperative evaluation of patency and relief of symptoms was done up to 6th month. Our study concludes that endoscopic. DCR is a safe, simple procedure with a better success rate and fewer complications along with review of literature.


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