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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 6, Issue 4, Part B (2022)

A comparative study of endoscopic Septoplasty versus conventional Septoplasty

Author(s): Dr. M Erin Jino, Dr. Mahiben J, Dr. Dayana Babu and Dr. Noorjihan BK
Abstract: Nasal obstruction due to deviated nasal septum is a common problem encountered by otolaryngologists. A variety of surgical procedures have been tried in the treatment of the same. This study was conducted to evaluate the outcomes and complications of endoscopic and conventional septoplasty. This is a prospective, randomized study. Fifty patients with symptomatic deviated nasal septum were included in the study, 25 of them underwent conventional septoplasty and the rest underwent endoscopic septoplasty. The difference in the functional outcome of both the surgeries was insignificant. There was a significant difference with respect to complications. Endoscopic septoplasty had better outcome with respect to complications. It is easier to correct posterior deviations and isolated spurs with endoscopic septoplasty. Complications are lesser with endoscopic septoplasty.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. M Erin Jino, Dr. Mahiben J, Dr. Dayana Babu, Dr. Noorjihan BK. A comparative study of endoscopic Septoplasty versus conventional Septoplasty. Int J Surg Sci 2022;6(4):89-91. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2022.v6.i4b.956
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