Transluminal balloon dilatation of the lacrimal drainage system for the treatment of epiphora.

@article{Ilgit1995TransluminalBD,
  title={Transluminal balloon dilatation of the lacrimal drainage system for the treatment of epiphora.},
  author={Erhan T. Ilgit and Deniz Y{\"u}ksel and Mehmet Unal and S Akpek and Sedat Işik and Berati Hasanreisoğlu},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1995},
  volume={165 6},
  pages={1517-24}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of transluminal balloon dilatation done under digital subtraction fluoroscopic monitoring in the treatment of incomplete and complete obstruction of the lacrimal drainage system (LDS) in patients with epiphora. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Transluminal balloon dilatation of the LDS was attempted in 19 eyes with incomplete and 61 eyes with complete obstruction, including six cases of anastomotic obstruction after failed… CONTINUE READING
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