Endoscopic DCR using bipedicled interlacing mucosal flaps.

@article{Mueller2018EndoscopicDU,
  title={Endoscopic DCR using bipedicled interlacing mucosal flaps.},
  author={Sarina K Mueller and Suzanne K. Freitag and Daniel R. Lefebvre and Benjamin Saul Bleier},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2018},
  volume={128 4},
  pages={
          794-797
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct is a relatively common condition that affects patients of all ages, races, and sexes. The surgical gold standard for complete nasolacrimal duct obstruction and dacryocystitis is dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). The purpose of this study was to describe a novel, bipedicled interlacing mucosal sparing flap technique for endoscopic DCR (eDCR). METHODS A posteriorly based mucosal flap over the fundus is combined with a novel, anteriorly based mucosal… CONTINUE READING
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