Comparison of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty and submucosal resection for children with hypertrophic inferior turbinates.

@article{Chen2007ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty and submucosal resection for children with hypertrophic inferior turbinates.},
  author={Yu-Lin Chen and Chia-Ming Liu and H M Huang},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={921-7}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness and safety of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty (MAIT) with submucosal resection (SR) for children with hypertrophic inferior turbinates. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and twenty children with chronic nasal obstruction due to hypertrophic inferior turbinates were enrolled. These children were randomly assigned to receive SR of the inferior turbinate (n=60) or MAIT (n=60). Ten children who did not appear to… CONTINUE READING

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