A meta-analysis of primary external dacryocystorhinostomy with and without mitomycin C.

OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of local application of intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC) at the osteotomy site in primary external dacryocystorhinostomy (EX-DCR). METHODS A comprehensive literature search of the Cochrane Library, PubMed and Embase was undertaken to identify relevant trials comparing EX-DCR with MMC (MMC group, from 0.2-1.0 mg… CONTINUE READING