Enlargement of nasal vault diameter with closed septoturbinotomy.


BACKGROUND Septal deviation and inferior turbinate hypertrophy are important contributors to nasal airflow obstruction. In recent years, a closed septoturbinotomy, whereby a speculum is inserted into the nose and the blades are spread, has been shown to centralize the bony septum and outfracture the turbinates in most cases. It is a minimally invasive… (More)


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