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1. A surgical procedure for providing lacrimal drainage when the canaliculi are closed; plastic tubes are used to stent a passageway created from the conjunctival sac through the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity.
2. The opening so produced.
[conjunctiva + G. dakryon, tear, + kystis, cyst, + ris (rhin-), nose, + stoma, mouth]
References in periodicals archive ?
To improve the treatment of upper nasolacrimal duct obstruction or absence, Jones [sup][2] initialized to apply a surgery named conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy (CDCR) in 1962.
Long-term outcomes of endoscopic endonasal conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy with Jones tube placement: A thirteen-year experience.
Application of the Metaireau tube (M-tube) in conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy (CDCR).
Clinical study of endoscopic endonasal conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy with Medpor coated tubes placement.