Pediatric canalicular lacerations: epidemiology and variables affecting repair success.

@article{Murchison2014PediatricCL,
  title={Pediatric canalicular lacerations: epidemiology and variables affecting repair success.},
  author={Ann P. Murchison and Jurij R. Bilyk},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={2014},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={
          242-8
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the epidemiology and outcomes of all pediatric canalicular lacerations at a high-volume urban tertiary eye care center. Variables of repair were evaluated in relation to age and success of repair. METHODS A retrospective review over a 10-year span of all primary pediatric canalicular laceration repairs was performed. Variables included patient demographics, repair setting, mechanism of injury, associated injuries, type of stent used, and success of repair. RESULTS Of 137… CONTINUE READING
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