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[FP-TH-14] The Lacrimal System
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Apr 03 (Thu)
10:30 - 12:00
Room 14 - Tokyo International Forum 4F G405
Oculoplastics, Lacrimal System and Orbit
Chair)Vinod Gauba、Chair)Minoru Furuta


Duration 5min, Q&A 3min

New Method of Bicanalicular Drainage of Lacrimal Passages

Sergey Shkolnik
Sergey Shkolnik

Drainage of lacrimal passages' system, during dacriocystorhinostomy included, has many modifications. They differ according to the method of draining into lacrimal passages, set of necessary for the procedure instruments, construction of intubation set and materials its parts are made of.

Developing a new lacrimal set and method of use.

About 500 patients with lacrimal obstruction were operated on by this method.

The developed technology of temporal drainage of lacrimal passages with intubation set use, discardable drainage tube and independent conductor-line has proven to be highly effective, independent of the way of access to the part of lacrimal passages' system involved into pathological process.

Results and Conclusion
It’s simple to render and not expensive compared with foreign analogues. Absence of significant reaction of tissues to the materials of intubation set, comfort in use and perspectives of its use allow to consider this method as an isolated and additional way of dacryostenosis treatment in conditions of ophthalmologic and rhinologic clinics.

[ Keyword ]
lacrimal passages / drainage / drainage tube / intubation set

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