Comparative Study of Endoscopic Septoplasty without and With Endonasal-Septal Suturing Techniques
Author(s): Dodia M N, Shah N, Shah A
Background: After the introduction of nasal endoscope, endoscopic septoplasty became the first choice of most surgeons.
Aim: The purpose of the study is to compare the results of the endoscopic septoplasty without and with endonasal septal suturing techniques.
Materials and Methods: It was prospective study of 60 patients that came in our hospital with nasal blockage.
Results: In our study, only 6% of patients experienced nasal pain, discomfort and headache in endonasal septal suture technique while it’s much higher (76%, 86%, 70% of patients respectively) in without suture technique. Highest number of cases was from 3rd and 4th decade of life in both sexes while male: female was 6:4.
Conclusion: Endonasal septal suture technique of endoscopic septoplasty has shorter hospital stay, early recovery and smooth post op period as compared to without suture technique.<