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  • Condition: Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction in Children
  • Journal: Orvosi hetilap
  • Treatment Used: Monocanalicular Silicone Stent Implantation
  • Number of Patients: 25
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This study evaluated the outcomes of monocanalicular lacrimal duct stent implantation in children with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
  • Condition: Unilateral Coronal Synostosis (UCS) in Young Children
  • Journal: BMC ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 30
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This study reported outcomes of surgical treatment for pediatric unilateral coronal synostosis (early fusion of cranial sutures; UCS).
  • Condition: Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction (NLDO)
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Antimetabolites as Adjunct to Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Number of Patients: 1309
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This review of the literature determined whether adjuvant treatment with antimetabolites improves functional success in dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) for patients with nasolacrimal (tear) duct obstruction (NLDO).
  • Condition: Primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO)
  • Journal: Scientific reports
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Number of Patients: 342
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The study researched the effects of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy for adults with primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO).
  • Condition: Nasolacrimal Duct Ostium Stenosis
  • Journal: Vestnik otorinolaringologii
  • Treatment Used: Meatoplasty
  • Number of Patients: 78
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using a meatoplasty to treat patients with nasolacrimal duct ostium stenosis.
  • Condition: Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Journal: The Journal of laryngology and otology
  • Treatment Used: Image-Guided Navigation System for Routine Endonasal Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study evaluated the results of routine endonasal endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (tear duct surgery) combined with computed tomography guided navigation in patients with nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
  • Condition: Complex Persistent Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstructions (pCNLDO)
  • Journal: Indian journal of ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Nasal Endoscopy Guided Bicanalicular Intubation
  • Number of Patients: 32
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This study examined the clinical presentation, nasal endoscopic features, and outcomes of nasal endoscopy guided (NEG) bicanalicular intubation (BCI) in children with complex persistent congenital nasolacrimal (tear) duct obstruction (pCNLDO).
  • Condition: Bilateral Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction (NLDO)
  • Journal: The Journal of craniofacial surgery
  • Treatment Used: ame Day or Asynchronous Bilateral External Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Number of Patients: 57
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This study evaluated the characteristics of bilateral nasolacrimal (tear) duct obstruction (NLDO) carriers and success rates of same day (simultaneous) or asynchronous (different day) bilateral dacryocystorhinostomy (surgery to open tear duct; DCR).
  • Condition: Neonatal Dacryocystoceles with Intranasal Cysts
  • Journal: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • Treatment Used: Awake Bedside Nasal Endoscopy
  • Number of Patients: 10
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using awake bedside nasal endoscopy to treat patients with neonatal dacryocystoceles and intranasal cysts.
  • Condition: Syndromic Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Journal: Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Number of Patients: 12
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This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy to treat patients with syndromic congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
  • Condition: Punctal Stenosis and Obstruction in Patients With Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Journal: Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Treatment Used: Bicanalicular Silicone Intubation
  • Number of Patients: 51
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In this study, researchers evaluated the safety and effectiveness of bicanalicular silicone intubation for the treatment of punctal stenosis and obstruction in patients with allergic conjunctivitis.
  • Condition: External Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) for Primary Acquired Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction (PANDO)
  • Journal: Indian journal of ophthalmology
  • Treatment Used: Oral vs. Single Intravenous Bolus Dose Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  • Number of Patients: 338
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This study compared the effectiveness of a single perioperative bolus dose of intravenous antibiotic versus postoperative oral antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of surgical site infection (SSI) in external dacryocystorhinostomy (opening of tear duct; DCR) for primary acquired nasolacrimal (tear) duct obstruction (PANDO).
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