turbinoplasty

turbinoplasty

(tŭr-bĭn′ō-plăs-tē)
Reduction of the size of the nasal turbinates. The surgery is used occasionally in the management of snoring and airflow disorders.
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We performed a septoplasty, a turbinoplasty (submucous microdebrider resection and therapeutic outfracturing), and a left nasal valve suspension with placement of a Mitek bone-anchored suture (Mitek Synthes; Raynham, Mass.
Group 2 includes 24 patients who underwent Turbinoplasty.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) announced today that results of a study published in the February issue of the Laryngoscope were favorable toward the use of Medtronic's Straightshot([R]) M4 Microdebrider for powered inferior turbinoplasty.
Jung et al recruited 40 patients who had undergone septoplasty only, without sinus surgery or turbinoplasty.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) announced today results of a study published in the February issue of the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery that were favorable for the powered inferior turbinoplasty technique.
Comparison of microdebrider-assisted inferior turbinoplasty and submucosal resection for children with hypertrophic inferior turbinates.
2]) laser turbinoplasty as a treatment for symptoms related to turbinate dysfunction in 58 patients.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced today that results of a study published in the September issue of the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery were favorable toward the use of Medtronic's powered inferior turbinoplasty technique.
A new turbinoplasty technique for the management of concha bullosa: Our short-term outcomes.
4) If access remains restricted, a submucosal resection of the nasal septum and a bony turbinoplasty will allow for further exposure and will facilitate extraction.
Submucosal inferior turbinate reduction turbinoplasty with a microdebrider may also be a useful procedure.
Another method was reported by Unlu et al, (8) who modified the middle turbinoplasty technique first described by Har-el and Slavit (16) for resecting the inferior turbinate.