Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia
versão impressa ISSN 0034-7280
LORENA, Silvia Helena Tavares e SILVA, João Amaro Ferrari. Complications intra and post operatory of external dacryocystorhinostomy. Rev. bras.oftalmol. [online]. 2011, vol.70, n.6, pp. 404-407. ISSN 0034-7280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-72802011000600013.
PURPOSE: The research project goal is to determine the incidence of complications during the external dacryocystorhinostomy and post surgery done by the author, in São Paulo Hospital, from april 10th , 2009 to january 15th, 2010. METHODS: This is a retrospective study of the records of the patients submitted to external dacryocystorhinostomy in São Paulo Hospital, from april 10th 2009 to january 15th, 2010.The patient were submitted to the ophtahalmologic evaluation: Ocular inspection, biomicroscopiy, Milder Test, Test of Jones I and II and dacryocystograph exam. It is important point out, that the included patients in this study, the patients were examined by the author of this work. RESULTS: This study was verified that out of 15 external dacryocystorhinostomy done, the complications were: bleeding (46,66%), oddment loss of the nasal mucosa (26,66%,utilização) of the hammer in the osteotomy (6,66%).The pos-operatory complications: cutaneous fistula (6,66%), hypertrophic (6,66%). Among the 15 surgeries there was only 1 failure corresponding to the 6,66%. The average time of surgery follow-up was of 4 months. CONCLUSION: The external dacryocystorhinostomy offers great results,according this study.
Palavras-chave : Dacryocystorhinostomy [adverse effects]; Ophthalmologic surgical procedures [adverse effects]; Lacrimal duct obstruction [surgery]; Postoperative complications.