Comparative Analysis of Dacryo Cysto-Rhinostomy: External Versus Endoscopic


  •   Joumany Brahim Salem

  •   Mehdi Khamaily

  •   Imane Tarib

  •   Sidi Dahi

  •   Rachid Zarrouk

  •   Yassine Mouzari

  •   Fouad El Asri

  •   Karim Reda

  •   Abdelbarre Oubaaz


Dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) is a surgical procedure that restores communication between the tear sac and the adjacent nasal cavity. Our work consists of a comparative study of the results of external dacryocystorhinostomy (EX-DCR) versus endoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy (EN-DCR), whose rate of therapeutic failure by endoscopic route estimated at 20% against only 7% in the case of external surgery.

Keywords: Dacryocystitis; Dacryocystorhinostomy; Endoscopic; External


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