disc was used to cover the denuded promontory.
Younis: Gelfoam, Gelfilm
, paper, and tape have all been used to patch perforations following tube removal, and I don't know if there is any consensus as to whether one is better than another.
At the end of the procedure, a rolled-up Gelfilm
splint can be inserted into the surgically widened middle meatus to help keep the space open (figure, D).
splints were then placed between the middle turbinate and the lateral nasal wall on both sides (figure, C and F).
can be rolled into a multilayered stent and placed in the middle meatus (figure, A).
2] piece of Gelfilm
impregnated with an antibiotic ointment.