Outcome of Dacryocystorhinosotomy With Silicone Intracystic Implant In Patients With Chronic Dacryocystitis

Gupta, Surbhi; Mengi, R. K.
October 2013
JK Science;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p181
Academic Journal
The present study evaluated the outcome of Dacryocystorhinostomy with silicone intracystic implant in patients with chronic dacryocystitis, in terms of Operative time involved, Success rate achieved (patency of the tract) and Complications on an out patient basis in the Postgraduate department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Hospital, Jammu during the year 2010-2011. A group of 40 patients with obstruction of nasolacrimal duct were treated with DCR with silicone intracystic implant. Maximum no. of patients(65%) were <65yrs of age, the youngest patient being 20yrs old with a Female:Male ratio of 2.3:1. The disease was more common on the left side with Left: Right ratio of 1.6:1. The success rate of the procedure was 90% which was statistically and clinically significant.


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