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Setup for Nasal Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery

  • Hesham Saleh
  • Natasha Choudhury
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Abstract

Nasal examination should be obligatory in any patient who is being considered for lacrimal surgery. Preoperative assessment should include nasal endoscopy to allow evaluation of any concurrent intranasal pathology or anatomical variations. Furthermore, lacrimal surgery itself is now widely practiced via an endoscopic approach and therefore ophthalmologists performing lacrimal surgery should familiarize themselves with the use of nasal endoscopes.

Keywords

Endoscopic Surgery Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Nasal Endoscope Scrub Nurse 
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References

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    Olver J. Adult lacrimal surgery. In: Olver J, editor. Colour atlas of lacrimal surgery. 1st ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann; 2002. p. 91–145.Google Scholar
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    Tsirbas A, Wormald PJ. Mechanical endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy with mucosal flaps. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002;87:43–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyCharing Cross Hospital and Imperial CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of OtolaryngologyCharing Cross HospitalLondonUK

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