Revision endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy with betamethasone injection under assisted local anaesthetic.

@article{Zeldovich2009RevisionED,
  title={Revision endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy with betamethasone injection under assisted local anaesthetic.},
  author={Alina Zeldovich and Raf Ghabrial},
  journal={Orbit},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={
          328-31
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the success rate of revision endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) with an injection of intraoperative betamethasone under local anaesthetic. METHODS In a prospective, nonrandomized consecutive case series, 16 adult patients (19 eyes) with failed primary endoscopic DCR underwent revision surgery under assisted local anaesthetic. During revision endoscopic DCR, 1mg of betamethasone was injected into the lacrimal sac and scar tissue surrounding the surgical osteum. The… CONTINUE READING
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