Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2022 Mar 23. Epub 2022 Mar 23.
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel Department of Ophthalmology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
Background: Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) has become an acceptable alternative to the open approach, with considerable data demonstrating comparable success rates and advantages such as avoiding skin incisions. Drug-eluting bio-absorbable materials are relatively new innovation in sinus surgery, the usefulness of such materials in Endoscopic DCR is yet to be described.
Methods: A retrospective analysis of 253 endoscopic DCR procedures performed by a single surgical team from September 2011 to June 2020 was performed. Read More