COMPARISON OF MICRODEBRIDER - ASSISTED TURBINOPLASTY VERSUS ENDOSCOPIC PARTIAL TURBINECTOMY IN CASES OF INFERIOR TURBINATE HYPERTROPHY IN ALLERGIC RHINITIS PATIENTS

  • Muhammad Ahmed Khan Combined Military Hospital Mardan/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Faiz Ul Hassan Nawaz Combined Military Hospital Malir/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Muhammad Tahir Combined Military Hospital Malir/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Hina Mazhar Combined Military Hospital Malir/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Muhammad Dawood Combined Military Hospital Khuzdar/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Ejaz Rahim Combined Military Hospital Multan/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Allergic rhinitis, Microdebrider-assisted turbinoplasty, Endoscopic partial turbinectomy, Inferior turbinate hypertrophy

Abstract

Objective: To compare microdebrider-assisted turbinoplasty versus endoscopic partial turbinectomy in cases of inferior turbinate hypertrophy in allergic rhinitis patients in terms of relief/improvement of nasal obstruction, post operative bleeding, crusting and synechie formation.

Study Design: Quasi experimental study.

Place and Duration of Study: Combined Military Hospital Mardan and Combined Military Hospital Malir, from Jan 2019 to Jan 2020.

Methodology: A total of 90 patients of allergic rhinitis with severe nasal obstruction due to bilateral inferior turbinate hypertrophy fulfilling the inclusion exclusion criteria were selected. Cases were randomly divided into two groups of 45 each. Group A cases underwent microdebrider assisted turbinoplasty and Group B cases underwent partial turbinectomy via endoscpic approach. They were comparedin terms of post op bleeding, relief of nasal obstruction, post op crusting & synechie/adhesions. All the data was entered on SPSS-17 and analyzed.

Results: Out of 90 cases, there were 43 (47.8%) females and 47 (52.2%) males with age range from 15-65, mean age 37.68 ± 11.56 Years. There was only 1 case of post op bleeding after microdebrider assisted turbinoplasty requiring nasal packing in contrast to 6 cases of post op bleeding after endoscopic partial turbinectomy. On one month post op visit, there was no case of nasal crusting in turbinoplasty group in contrast to 7 of mild and 1 of moderate crusting & 3 synechie/adhesions in endoscopic partial turbinectomy group.

Conclusion: Microdebrider-assisted turbinoplasty is associated with less post operative bleeding and synechie formation as compared to endoscopic turbinectomy.

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Published
2021-12-31
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Khan, M., Nawaz, F. U., Tahir, M., Mazhar, H., Dawood, M., & Rahim, E. (2021). COMPARISON OF MICRODEBRIDER - ASSISTED TURBINOPLASTY VERSUS ENDOSCOPIC PARTIAL TURBINECTOMY IN CASES OF INFERIOR TURBINATE HYPERTROPHY IN ALLERGIC RHINITIS PATIENTS. PAFMJ, 71(Suppl-3), S598-602. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v71iSuppl-3.4121
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