The Effect of Closed Septorhinoplasty on Nasal Functions and on External and Internal Nasal Valves: A Prospective Study

@article{Pecorari2017TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Closed Septorhinoplasty on Nasal Functions and on External and Internal Nasal Valves: A Prospective Study},
  author={Giancarlo Pecorari and Giuseppe Riva and Francesca Antonella Bianchi and Giovanni Cavallo and Francesca Revello and Marco Bironzo and Laura Verz{\'e} and Massimiliano Garzaro and Guglielmo Ramieri},
  journal={American Journal of Rhinology \& Allergy},
  year={2017},
  volume={31},
  pages={323 - 327}
}
Background Because nasal function and shape are so closely intertwined, quantitative assessments can better define their relationship and how they are affected by septorhinoplasty. Objective The aim of this prospective study was to perform an analysis of the nasal airflow resistances and a three-dimensional (3D) evaluation of the soft-tissue changes after closed septorhinoplasty. Methods Before surgery (TO) and 6 months after closed septorhinoplasty (Tl), 30 patients underwent symptoms… 
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