A randomized study comparing DCR with and without excision of the posterior mucosal flap.

@article{Elwan2003ARS,
  title={A randomized study comparing DCR with and without excision of the posterior mucosal flap.},
  author={Sherif A Elwan},
  journal={Orbit},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
AIM A prospective randomized study was carried out to compare the success rate of external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) with and without excision of the posterior sac mucosal flap. METHODS Forty patients (Group A) underwent DCR without excision of the posterior sac mucosal flap, and the results obtained were compared with those of another series of 40 patients (Group B) where DCR was performed with excision of the posterior sac flap. A large posterior flap was excised from the lacrimal sac and… CONTINUE READING

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