Manuel García Simal

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the epidemiologic data in 165 patients suffering nasal polyposis. MATERIAL AND METHOD We collected different variables that included age, gender, asthma, ASA sensitive, allergic rhinitis, smoker, drinker, familiar history. We studied the main symptoms (nasal blockage, rhinorrhea, anosmia, and headache) as well as otological and(More)
The objectives of this study are: 1) to assess the anatomical distribution of a topical liquid nasal gel in patients with and without rhinitis using a metered dose nasal pump, and 2) to determine whether the distribution pattern is influenced by dosage and delivery technique. Thirty-nine volunteers were evaluated, 26 without nasal inflammation and 13 with(More)
The goal of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and the safety of tissue reduction of the palate by means of radiofrequency for the treatment of snoring. Fifty-three patients were evaluated. Eight of them (15%) met criteria for mild OSAS. All of them underwent RF energy treatment with several ablation sites and the mean total energy administered was(More)
Nasal hamartoma is a rare lesion characterized by a mix of several tissue types. Its location in the nasal septum is even more rare. We report the case of a 35-year-old woman presenting hamartoma in the posterosuperior part of the right nasal cavity. Complete surgical resection by functional endoscopic sinus surgery was the treatment of choice to remove it(More)
OBJECTIVES Polyposis handicap evaluation through Spanish validation of the Rhinosinusitis Disability Index. MATERIAL AND METHODS Spanish validation of the Polyposis Disability Index (PDI). One hundred and fifty one patients referred to our Nose Unit in Fundación Hospital Alcorcón. The Spanish version of the PDI was administered after translation and(More)
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