Figure-of-eight vertical mattress suture technique for anterior flap suspension to overlying tissues in external dacryocystorhinostomy


Evereklioglu C., Oner A., Somdas M. A. , Ketenci I., Dogan H., Mirza E., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.143, no.2, pp.328-333, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 143 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajo.2006.09.057
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.328-333
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

PURPOSE: To describe figure,of-eight vertical mattress suture technique in external dacryocystorhinostomy for a combined one,step closure of anterior mucosal flaps and overlying wound tissues and to evaluate its effectiveness on surgical outcome.