Journal of Otology & RhinologyISSN: 2324-8785

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Case Report, J Otol Rhinol Vol: 2 Issue: 1

How we do it: A Method for Placement and Easy Removal of Anteriorly and Posteriorly Placed Fixation Sutures for Intranasal Splints: Increased Postoperative Comfort

Salim Erkin1 and Gul Caner Mercan2*
1Private Practice, Otorhinolaryngology, Turkey
2Department of Otolaryngology, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Corresponding author : Gul Caner Mercan, MD
Department of Otolaryngology, Izmir Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Tel: +90-232-3753524; Fax: 90-232-4647884
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: December 10, 2012 Accepted: December 13, 2012 Published: December 18, 2012
Citation: Erkin S, Caner Mercan G (2013) How we do it: A Method for Placement and Easy Removal of Anteriorly and Posteriorly Placed Fixation Sutures for Intranasal Splints: Increased Postoperative Comfort. J Otol Rhinol 2:1. doi:10.4172/2324-8785.1000110

Abstract

How we do it: A Method for Placement and Easy Removal of Anteriorly and Posteriorly Placed Fixation Sutures for Intranasal Splints: Increased Postoperative Comfort

In order to reduce the complication rate after nasal septal surgery, several measures have been described. With the use of septal mucosal quilting sutures to stabilize mucosal flaps, many surgeons have abandoned using nasal packing. This technique also helps to close any mucosal tears and may help prevent septal perforation.

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