Septoplasty pearls

Dobratz EJ, Park SS. Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street, MMC 396, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2009 Jun;42(3):527-37.


Techniques used for the diagnoses and treatment of septal deformity vary according to indications for the procedure and surgeon preference. Septoplasty is commonly performed to treat septal deformity causing nasal airway obstruction. Various preoperative and intraoperative “pearls” that the authors have found to be helpful in treating septal deformity and nasal airway obstruction are discussed.

PMID: 19486747 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]