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Materiale Plastice (Mater. Plast.), Year 2016, Volume 53, Issue 3, 354-356



Razvan Hainarosie, Teodor Dan Poteca, Octavian Ceachir, Dragos Cristian Stefanescu, Catalina Pietrosanu, Viorel Zainea

Innovative Design of the Silicone Stent Used in Dacryocystorhinostomies


Abstract:
Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is a well-established treatment for epiphora caused by anatomic or functional obstruction of the nasolacrimal apparatus. A thorough understanding of the endonasal anatomy, wide marsupialization of the lacrimal sac, and meticulous care for the mucosa are critical for success. Nasal endoscopy has also facilitated the level of performance of the technique. The aim of this paper is to propose a new alternative for the dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). The use of the new stent with a special design will give the surgeon the ability to keep the stent in the lacrimal duct as long as it is needed.


Keywords:
silicone stent; dacryocystorhinostomy

Issue: 2016 Volume 53, Issue 3
Pages: 354-356
Publication date: 2016/9/30
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