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Type: Journal article
Title: Vertical lid split approach for optic nerve sheath decompression
Author: Prabhakaran, V.
Selva-Nayagam, D.
Citation: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 2009; 57(4):305-306
Publisher: Medknow Publications Pvt Ltd.
Issue Date: 2009
ISSN: 0301-4738
1998-3689
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Venkatesh C Prabhakaran, Dinesh Selva
Abstract: We describe a vertical lid split orbitotomy approach to perform optic nerve sheath fenestration which was done in a patient with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. A vertical lid split incision was used to enter the superomedial orbit and approach the optic nerve sheath. This approach resulted in a successful nerve sheath fenestration, with improvement in the patient's symptoms. The vertical lid split incision provides access to the optic nerve sheath with minimal morbidity and may be an option for optic nerve sheath decompression.
Keywords: Optic nerve sheath fenestration; vertical lid split
RMID: 0020091151
DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.53057
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