Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-018-1400-x ORIGINAL ARTICLE Evaluation of Role of Mitomycin C in the Cases of Nasolacrimal Duct Blockage Undergoing Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy 1 1 Sudhir Majhi Akriti Sharma Received: 22 April 2018 / Accepted: 12 May 2018 Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2018 Abstract Dacryocystorhinostomy is a common surgical effective means of preventing adhesions and ostium procedure done for the treatment of obstruction of the closures in patients undergoing endoscopic DCR. lacrimal sac or nasolacrimal duct. Adjunctive use of a wound healing inhibitor like Mitomycin C is considered Keywords Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy to minimize the risk of complications and increase the Mitomycin C Epiphora Lacrimal irrigation success rate of endoscopic endonasal DCR. The current study is aimed to compare the results of endoscopic DCR without silicon stents with or without Mitomycin C and Introduction to see for any complications resulting from the surgery. This was a prospective study carried out in the depart- Nasolacrimal duct obstruction is a common disorder clin- ment of Otorhinolaryngology at Safdarjung Hospital, ically manifested by the presence of Epiphora. With the New Delhi from February 2015 to September 2017. Out advancement of endoscopes and instruments for paranasal of the 30
Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 3, 2018
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