Israr Ahmad, Nadeem Raza, Tasawwar Bashir, Yaoob M.
Total inferior Turbinectomy in the treatment of Chronic Nasal obstruction.
Pak Postgrad Med J Jan ;11(1):16-7.
85 patients with persistent nasal obstruction due to hypertrophied inferior turbinates were treated by surgical resection of the inferior turbinates. Persistent relief from nasal obstruction was seen in 41/52 patients. (78.48%) who could be followed up for one year after surgery. After initial tissue healing minor crusting was seen in only 5/52 patients (9.61%). None of the patients displayed changes of strophic rhinitis or ozena (foul smelling nasal crusting) after surgical resection of the inferior turbinates.
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