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Year: 2012  Vol. 16   Num. Suppl. 1  - May
DOI: 10.7162/S1809-9777201200S1O-020
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11º CONGRESSO DA FUNDAÇÃO OTORRINOLARINGOLOGIA - Oral Presentation Otorhinolaryngology
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DACRIOCISTORRINOSTOMY, THE EXPERIENCE OF A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DACRIOCISTORRINOSTOMIA, A EXPERIÊNCIA DE UM HOSPITAL UNIVERSITÁRIO
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Bruna Melo, Maria Helena de Magalhães Barbosa, Priscila Novaes, Shiro Tomita
Abstract:

Objective: To tell and to evaluate the results of submitted patients the endoscopic dacriocistorrinostomy in a university hospital between 2010 and 2011. Material and method: The endoscopic dacriocistorrinostomy between 2010 and 2011 in the HUCFF/UFRJ was carried through a retrospective study of the handbook of 7 submitted patients, having been the following observed parameters: age, sort, surgical indication, number of surgeries, use of sounding lead of Crawford in the postoperative one, if associate had high blockage, if she had participation of the ophthalmologist in the procedure, which age the cause of the blockage of the lachrymals ways and the surgical result. Results: The age varied of 10 to 72 years, being that 4 patients were women. 6 had been submitted the surgery for dacriocistitis of repetition and only 1 for epiphora. Of these, 2 had used sounding lead of Crawford in the one after operative and 1 case was reverse speed-operation. 1 patient had high blockage associate. The joined causes of the blockage had been: 1 for iatrogenic, 5 for idiopathic cause and 1 for trauma. In 1 procedure it had participation of the ophthalmologist. 4 patients had presented surgical success. The 2 patients who had used sounding lead had had failure with the surgery, one of these, were the only one operated for epiphora complaint, as well as the only one with associated high blockage and already she had been submitted to the procedure for saw external. The other case of failure was the patient youngest of the study. Conclusion: We could perceive that, we need a good evaluation of the adequate patient and indication of the surgical procedure, as well as, that the otolaryngologist is perfectly capable to carry through the endoscopic dacriocistorrinostomy.

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