[Lacrimal duct endoscopy with the rigid GRIN endoscopy].

@article{Sens2000LacrimalDE,
  title={[Lacrimal duct endoscopy with the rigid GRIN endoscopy].},
  author={Frank Michael Sens and Pascal Rol and Ahmet Yanar and Yves C. A. Robert},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft},
  year={2000},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={418-21}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopes play a more and more important role in visualizing and treating pathologies of the lacrimal drainage system. The present study analyzes the results obtained during endoscopy of the lacrimal ducts using a gradient-index (GRIN-) endoscope. PATIENTS AND METHODS 44 patients, 18 to 87 years old (mean 59 years +/- 18.9), with chronic epiphora or symptoms of affection within the lacrimal ducts were examined using a rigid gradient-index (GRIN-) endoscope. Examination was… CONTINUE READING

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