Intraoperative mitomycin C in dacryocystorhinostomy.

  title={Intraoperative mitomycin C in dacryocystorhinostomy.},
  author={Yi-an You and Chi Tai Fang},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={17 2},
PURPOSE To assess the efficacy of intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC) in external dacryocystorhinostomy (EXT-DCR). METHODS Forty-six cases (50 lacrimal drainage systems [LDS]) with nasolacrimal duct obstruction were randomized into three groups. In the control group, a standard EXT-DCR procedure was performed. In the two MMC groups, a piece of cotton soaked with 0.2 mg/ml MMC (group 1) or 0.5 mg/ml MMC (group 2) was applied to the nasal mucosa and the mucosa of the lacrimal sac in the osteotomy… CONTINUE READING

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