Programm                 "Degeneration und Regeneration– Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Therapie"


Hotelbuchung
   Hotel Registration
Grußwort
   Welcome address
Beteiligte Gesellschaften
   Societies involved
DOG Information
   DOG Information
Eröffnung des Kongresses
   Opening Ceremony
Preise
   Awards
Ablauf der Tagung 2003
   General overview of congress
Lageplan der Räumlichkeiten
   Map of Congress Center
Wissenschaftliche Themen
   Scientific topics
Symposien
   Symposia
Wissenschaftliches Programm
   Scientific program
Posterpräsentationen
   Poster Presentation
Kurse
   Courses
Begleitende Veranstaltungen
   Accompanying program
Arbeitssitzungen
   Working sessions
Rahmenprogramm
   Social program
Allgemeine Informationen
   General Information
Autorenindex
   Index of Authors
Industrieaussteller
   Commercial exhibitors
Sponsoren
   Sponsors
Impressum



DOG Homepage


Abstract
Abstract

Therapy of Postsaccal Occlusions by Dacryocystoplasty or Stent Implantation

Grob M.1, Lachmund U.2, Forrer A.3, Petralli C.2
1Vista Klinik, Binningen, Switzerland; 2Department of Radiology, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, Switzerland; 3Department of Ophthalmology, Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland

Purpose: To examine the clinical outcome of the dacryocystoplasty (DCP) or stent implantation in postsaccal occlusion.
Method: Between 01.03.1999 and 26.3.2003 11 patients with epiphora and proven obstruction of the canaliculus communis by dacryocystography (DCG) were treated with balloon dilatation or stent implantation in local anaesthesia. 3/11 patients had a short, 8 patients had a long postsaccal occlusion. A stent implantation was performed in long occlusions only.
Results: In 9/11 patients the DCP was successful, in 2 cases it came to an epistaxis. The 3/9 short occlusions were treated with DCP only, 2/3 successfully. In 5/8 long occlusions a DCP was performed initially. 3/5 of these cases showed a spontaneous re-occlusion. A stent implantation followed in 3/4 patients with DCP and in one patient without DCP. In 2/4 cases only the Cook stent, in 1/4 the Cook and Wilhelm stent, in one patient only the Wilhelm stent was implanted. The Cook stent made in 1/5 a spontaneous re-occlusion after 2 weeks, a second Cook stent had to be flushed after 1 year and remained open until now. The Wilhelm stent is easy to implant and does not re-occlude. After ½ year follow-up there are no re-occlusions. In sh


Zurück | Back