Nasal splinting using silicone plates without gauze packing following septoplasty combined with inferior turbinate surgery.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Nasal packing after septoplasty is uncomfortable and painful for patients. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of nasal splinting using silicone plates to prevent complications and decrease the pain after septoplasty compared with the conventional gauze packing. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-five adult patients who had undergone… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anl.2011.01.024

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