An improved septoplasty: the microsurgical suture technique.

An improved septoplasty procedure has been performed on 204 patients, 49 in combination with rhinoplasty. There were 2 minor complications: 1 small perforation and 1 septal hematoma. The use of septal sutures avoids the necessity of postoperative intranasal packing or splints. Magnification, proper lighting, and improved instrumentation have simplified the… CONTINUE READING