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Aim: To compare the complications, operative features and results of external and video- endoscopic endonasal DCR performed from January 1st, 1995 to January 1st, 1999. Methods: External DCR with or without silicone tube intubation by Dupuy-Dutemps- Bourget technique was performed on 79 unilateral dacryocystitis patients (66 women and 13 men) in group 1 and endoscopic endonasal hammer-chisel DCR utilizing hammer-chiesel removal of bone located over the lacrimal sac on 51 eyes of 36 cases, 33 women and 3 men (15 bilateral patients) in group 2.
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COKKESER, Y., EVEREKLIOGLU, C., ER, H., GUNDUZ, A., KALCIOGLU, T., & OZTURAN, O. (2021). Comparison of external versus endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy . Annals of Medical Research, 7(2), 0140–0145. Retrieved from https://annalsmedres.org/index.php/aomr/article/view/2789
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