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J Res Med Den Sci. 2015; 3(3): 219-221


Comparative Study of Endoscopic Septoplasty without and With Endonasal-Septal Suturing Techniques

Dodia M N, Shah N, Shah A.

Abstract
Background: After the introduction of nasal endoscope, endoscopic septoplasty became the first choice of most surgeons.

Aim: The purpose of the study is to compare the results of the endoscopic septoplasty without and with endonasal septal suturing techniques.

Materials and Methods: It was prospective study of 60 patients that came in our hospital with nasal blockage.

Results: In our study, only 6% of patients experienced nasal pain, discomfort and headache in endonasal septal suture technique while itís much higher (76%, 86%, 70% of patients respectively) in without suture technique. Highest number of cases was from 3rd and 4th decade of life in both sexes while male: female was 6:4.

Conclusion: Endonasal septal suture technique of endoscopic septoplasty has shorter hospital stay, early recovery and smooth post op period as compared to without suture technique.

Key words: Endonasal septal suture, septoplasty



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