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The "leicester lasso" lateral canthoplasty.
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PMID:  24614550     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: To describe an innovative technique of lateral canthal tendon (LCT) anchoring to the lateral orbital rim on its inner aspect using a "lasso" technique, in order to provide the ideal vector.
METHODS: A retrospective case review of seven patients (n = 7), performed from 2009 to 2013 at our institution by the senior author (RGS).
RESULTS: Excellent results in all cases with optimal restoration of form and function.
CONCLUSIONS: The 'Leicester Lasso' technique is a safer technique of securing the LCT to the orbital rim.
Authors:
Ruben Y Kannan; Joo L Chuah; Joyce Burns; Raghavan G Sampath
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1537-2677     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Publication Date:    2014 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-03-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508431     Medline TA:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186     Citation Subset:  IM    
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