Management of acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction: external and endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy. Is there a third way?

@article{Patel2009ManagementOA,
  title={Management of acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction: external and endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy. Is there a third way?},
  author={B. Patel},
  journal={British Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={93},
  pages={1416 - 1419}
}
  • B. Patel
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology
Although the first bony osteotomy was described by Celsus (25 bc to ad 50) (the bone was burned with a red-hot iron which led to sloughing of the bone),1 every lacrimal surgeon knows that the era of modern, successful lacrimal surgery began when the Florentine ear, nose and throat surgeon, Addeo Toti, described the external dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) in 1904.2 Dupuy-Dutemps and Bourget introduced anastomosis of the lacrimal and nasal mucosal flaps.3 The procedure has remained largely unchanged… Expand
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