Use of desmopressin for unremitting epistaxis following septorhinoplasty and turbinectomy.

@article{Faber2011UseOD,
  title={Use of desmopressin for unremitting epistaxis following septorhinoplasty and turbinectomy.},
  author={Carey Faber and Kelsey Larson and B Amirlak and Bahman Guyuron},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={128 6},
  pages={728e-32e}
}
BACKGROUND Cauterization, nasal packing, and topical and/or injection of intranasal vasoconstrictors have been the mainstay of treatment for epistaxis following outpatient nasal surgery. In this study, the authors report the clinical outcomes in a cohort of patients with postoperative epistaxis managed with a single dose of intravenous desmopressin. METHODS A retrospective chart review of 268 consecutive nasal operations (rhinoplasty, septoplasty, and/or turbinectomy for cosmetic and/or… CONTINUE READING
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