Endonasal endoscopic medial maxillectomy with preservation of the inferior turbinate.

@article{Weber2010EndonasalEM,
  title={Endonasal endoscopic medial maxillectomy with preservation of the inferior turbinate.},
  author={Rainer K. Weber and Jochen Werner and Tanja Hildenbrand},
  journal={American journal of rhinology & allergy},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={132-5}
}
BACKGROUND Endonasal endoscopic medial maxillectomy usually includes removal of the inferior turbinate (IT) even if it is not involved in the disease. A surgical approach is presented in which the IT is temporarily excised and then reinserted, followed by postoperative occlusion of the nose for at least 2 weeks. METHODS A retrospective case series of 12 patients with inverted papilloma (IP) of the maxillary sinus (Krouse II-III) and 2 patients with 3 mucoceles of the maxillary sinus after a… CONTINUE READING