Surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy: a systematic review of the evidence.

@article{Batra2009SurgicalMO,
  title={Surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy: a systematic review of the evidence.},
  author={Pete S. Batra and Allen M Seiden and Timothy L Smith},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2009},
  volume={119 9},
  pages={1819-27}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS The evidence-based medicine (EBM) schema advocates critical appraisal of the scientific literature for treatment of diseases. The objective of this review was to analyze the role of surgery for symptomatic adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy (ITH) by focusing on the following question: In adults with nasal airway obstruction (NAO) from documented ITH having failed medical therapy, does inferior turbinate surgery improve disease-specific quality of life, symptoms, and/or… CONTINUE READING
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