Open Septoplasty: Indications and Treatment

Mohamad Chaaban, Anil R. Shah

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Abstract

Septal deflections have traditionally being addressed by endonasal techniques. Open septoplasty describes using the open rhinoplasty approach to address septal deflections and deficiencies. Accordingly, the authors will highlight the history of open septoplasty, anatomic aspects, diagnosis of septal deflections, and technical nuances in performing open septoplasty. Accordingly, authors will highlight the history of open septoplasty, anatomic aspects, diagnosis of septal deflections, indications and technical nuances in performing open septoplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)513-519
Number of pages7
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume42
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2009

Keywords

  • Deviated nasal septum
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Open septoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septal repair
  • Septal surgery
  • Septoplasty surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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