Update on surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy

@article{Ye2015UpdateOS,
  title={Update on surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy},
  author={Ting Ye and Bing Zhou},
  journal={Current Opinion in Otolaryngology \& Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={29–33}
}
  • T. YeB. Zhou
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
Purpose of review There are numerous surgical managements of hypertrophic inferior turbinate. Controversy still exists involving the optimal surgical technique for hypertrophic inferior turbinate. The current review will discuss the most commonly used techniques for turbinate surgery and highlight their recently published clinical outcomes. Recent findings Microdebrider-assisted turbinoplasty, along with total removal of inferior turbinate mucosa, turned out to have no negative impact on… 

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