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Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2009 Jun;42(3):513-9. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2009.03.012.

Open septoplasty: indications and treatment.

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Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, 5841 S Maryland Avenue E-102, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.

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.

PMID:
19486745
DOI:
10.1016/j.otc.2009.03.012
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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