Turbinate-septal suture for middle turbinate medialization: a prospective randomized trial.

@article{Chen2015TurbinateseptalSF,
  title={Turbinate-septal suture for middle turbinate medialization: a prospective randomized trial.},
  author={Weihu Chen and Yonggan Wang and Yonghua Bi and Wenwen Chen},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2015},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={33-5}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS One of the primary goals of endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is to create widely patent paranasal sinus ostia, but lateralization of the middle turbinate (MT) after ESS can obstruct otherwise patent ethmoid and maxillary sinuses. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of turbinate-septal suturing in preventing lateralization of the MT. STUDY DESIGN A prospective, randomized, blinded controlled study. METHODS The study was performed in 120 patients who… CONTINUE READING
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