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Hiroki Koizumi, Shoji Ikezaki, Toyoaki Ohbuchi, Ba Hung Do, Nobusuke Hohchi, Rintaro Kawaguchi, Takuro Kitamura, Hideaki Suzuki
OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed at investigating ATP release in response to acetylcholine (Ach) and pharmacologically elucidating the intracellular signal transduction pathway of this reaction in an ex vivo experiment. METHODS: The inferior turbinate mucosa was collected from 21 patients with chronic hypertrophic rhinitis who underwent endoscopic turbinectomy. The mucosa was shaped into a filmy round piece, and incubated with chemical(s) in Hank's balanced salt solution for 10min...
September 27, 2016: Auris, Nasus, Larynx
Kyun Bum Lee, Young Sun Jeon, Seung-Kyu Chung, Sung Kyun Kim
The surgical term "turbinectomy" encompasses many variations in the location and extent of removal. As a systemic approach to consider the negative impact of middle turbinectomy(MT), such as the excessive removal of turbinate, airflows inside a pre-surgery model and a series of virtual surgery models were numerically analyzed and compared. These models simulate three variations of partial MT(three bilateral and three unilateral) with varying resection volume and location. Each middle turbinectomy results in alterations of flow and thermal parameters, such as nasal resistance (NR), velocity, temperature, wall shear stress(WSS) and wall heat transfer(WHT)...
October 1, 2016: Computers in Biology and Medicine
Sammy Sinno, Karan Mehta, Z-Hye Lee, Sarah Kidwai, Pierre B Saadeh, Michael R Lee
BACKGROUND: Inferior turbinate hypertrophy is often encountered by plastic surgeons who perform rhinoplasty. Many treatment options are available to treat the inferior turbinate. The objective of this study was to systematically review outcomes of available techniques and provide guidance to surgical turbinate management. METHODS: A MEDLINE search was performed for means of treating inferior turbinate hypertrophy. Studies selected focused on treatment of the inferior turbinate in isolation and excluding patients with refractory allergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, or hypertrophic rhinitis...
September 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
R Sahemey, A T Warfield, S Ahmed
Osteomas are the most common benign osteoclastic tumours of the paranasal sinuses. However, nasal cavity and turbinate osteomas are extremely rare. Only nine middle turbinate, three inferior turbinate and one inferior turbinate osteoma cases have been reported to date. The present case report describes the management and follow-up of symptomatic bilateral inferior turbinate osteoma.A 60-year-old female presented with symptoms of bilateral nasal obstruction and right-sided epiphora. Radiological investigation found hypertrophic bony changes involving both inferior turbinates...
2016: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
Rajendran Dinesh Kumar, M Rajashekar
To compare the symptomatic improvement of nasal symptoms following septoplasty with partial inferior turbinectomy (groups A) versus septoplasty alone (groups B) and to assess the improvement of nasal symptoms in both surgical groups before and after surgery by NOSE scale. This Tertiary Hospital based study was carried out between August 2012 and April 2014. 60 cases with septal deviation and contralateral inferior turbinate hypertrophy. Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) scale for evaluating nasal symptoms...
September 2016: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Güler Berkiten, Tolgar Lütfi Kumral, Ziya Saltürk, Yavuz Atar, Güven Yildirim, Yavuz Uyar, Imran Aydoğdu, Ahmet Arslanoğlu
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of deviated nasal septum (DNS) type on nasal mucociliary clearance, quality of life (QoL), olfactory function, and efficiency of nasal surgery (septoplasty with or without inferior turbinate reduction and partial middle turbinectomy). METHODS: Fifty patients (20 females and 30 males) with septal deviation were included in the study and were divided into 6 groups according to deviation type after examination by nasal endoscopy and paranasal computed tomography...
July 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Anupriya Dayal, John S Rhee, Guilherme J M Garcia
OBJECTIVES: This computational study aims to (1) use virtual surgery to theoretically investigate the maximum possible change in nasal aerodynamics after turbinate surgery, (2) quantify the relative contributions of the middle and inferior turbinates to nasal resistance and air conditioning, and (3) quantify to what extent total turbinectomy impairs the nasal air-conditioning capacity. STUDY DESIGN: Virtual surgery and computational fluid dynamics. SETTING: Academic tertiary medical center...
September 2016: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Pierre-Louis Bastier, Sylvestre Fierens, Sylvain Champel, Alix Ribadeau-Dumas, Ludovic de Gabory
The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and morbidity of a β-tricalcium phosphate implant in the treatment of empty nose syndrome after turbinectomy. Only patients with a history of inferior turbinectomy and a complaint of permanent paradoxical nasal obstruction were included. β-Tricalcium phosphate ceramic implants were implanted under the mucoperiosteal plane of the lateral nasal wall to replace the head of the inferior turbinate. Symptoms and quality of life were assessed by 2 questionnaires: the Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation and Rhinosinusitis Quality of Life...
September 2016: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Ayşe Enise Göker, İmran Aydoğdu, Ziya Saltürk, Güler Berkiten, Yavuz Atar, Tolgar Lütfi Kumral, Yavuz Uyar
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to analyze and compare the vocal quality in patients who underwent either submucosal turbinectomy or radiofrequency cauterization. METHODS: In this study, we enrolled 60 patients diagnosed with inferior concha hypertrophy. These patients were divided into two groups by using computer program "Research Randomizer." Of the 60 patients, 30 underwent submucosal inferior turbinoplasty and 30 underwent radiofrequency cauterization...
April 8, 2016: Journal of Voice: Official Journal of the Voice Foundation
Jin Seon Kwon, Seung Hun Park, Ji Hye Baek, Truong Minh Dung, Sung Won Kim, Byoung Hyun Min, Jae Ho Kim, Moon Suk Kim
Human turbinate mesenchymal stromal cells (hTMSCs) are novel stem cells derived from nasal inferior turbinate tissues. They are easy to isolate from the donated tissue after turbinectomy or conchotomy. In this study, we applied hTMSCs to a nonviral gene delivery system using polyethyleneimine (PEI) as a gene carrier; furthermore, the cytotoxicity and transfection efficiency of hTMSCs were evaluated to confirm their potential as resources in gene therapy. DNA-PEI nanoparticles (NPs) were generated by adding the PEI solution to DNA and were characterized by a gel electrophoresis and by measuring particle size and surface charge of NPs...
2016: Stem Cells International
Henry P Barham, Mona A Thornton, Anna Knisely, George N Marcells, Richard J Harvey, Raymond Sacks
BACKGROUND: Techniques for inferior turbinate reduction vary from complete turbinectomy to limited cauterization. Surgical methods differ on the degree of tissue reduction and reliance on surgical tissue removal vs tissue ablation. The outcome and morbidity from 3 different turbinate techniques are compared. METHODS: A randomized double-blinded study was performed. Patient nasal cavities were randomized to different interventions on each side within the same patient...
February 2016: International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
Ken-ichi Hisamatsu, Itsuhiro Kudo, Kiyoshi Makiyama
BACKGROUND: Nasal surgery often fails to ameliorate the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). We developed a compound nasal surgery (CNS) method that consists of septoplasty combined with submucosal inferior turbinectomy and posterior nasal neurectomy to ensure low nasal resistance during sleep. OBJECTIVE: To clarify the effect of CNS on OSAS, pre- and postoperative changes in sleep-related events were studied by using polysomnography, the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), the visual analog scale for snoring, and health-related quality of life (QOL)...
November 2015: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
Kelley M Dentino, Daniel Sierra-Vasquez, Bonnie L Padwa
PURPOSE: Patients with unilateral complete cleft lip and palate (UCLP) have a characteristic bilateral septal deformity, and septal deviation can be associated with turbinate hyperplasia, leading to paradoxical nasal obstruction. The purpose of the present study was to measure and compare the bony and mucosal dimensions of the inferior turbinate on the cleft and non-cleft sides in patients with UCLP. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We implemented a retrospective cohort study of patients with UCLP who had undergone computed tomography (CT) scan between 2002 to 2013...
April 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tomohisa Hirai, Noriyuki Fukushima, Nobuyuki Miyahara, Ayako Miyoshi, Masahiko Ariki
Preceding a endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), we have proposed performing a submucosal partial-turbinectomy (SPT) which removes a part of the inferior nasal concha bone attached to maxillary sinus with an antrostomy. By this method, we could not only make a large antrostomy but also obtain good maneuverability by opening the middle nasal meatus in ESS. We performed SPT preceding ESS in 140 cases (261 sides) between January 2012 and June 2014. The stenosis rates of the middle nasal meatus were 14.2% (37 sides from 261 sides) in one month, 7...
July 2015: Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho
Henry P Barham, Anna Knisely, Richard J Harvey, Raymond Sacks
INTRODUCTION: Techniques for inferior turbinate reduction vary from complete turbinectomy to limited cauterization. Surgical methods differ on the degree of tissue reduction and reliance on surgical tissue removal versus tissue ablation. METHOD: The technique and surgical steps of our preferred method of turbinate reduction are presented. RESULTS: Critical steps include proper design of the medial flap and removal of turbinate bone and lateral mucosa to allow lateral positioning of the medial flap...
July 2015: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
Asif Salimov, Serdar Ozer
Introduction Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a rare benign neoplasm in the nasopharynx. The tumor tends to be locally aggressive and is typically seen in adolescent boys. Extranasopharyngeal angiofibromas have been reported sporadically in the literature. They most commonly originate from the maxillary sinus. Objectives A 26-year-old woman was referred to our clinic with intermittent epistaxis from the right nasal passage for the previous 2 months. Maxillofacial magnetic resonance imaging showed a lobular, contoured mass originating from the right inferior turbinate and hanging in the right nasal cavity, with dense contrast enhancement denoting hypervascularity...
April 2015: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
Marco Antonio Ferraz de Barros Baptista, Fábio de Rezende Pinna, Richard Louis Voegels
Introduction The extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma is histologically similar to juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma, differing from the latter in clinical and epidemiologic characteristics. Objectives We present a case of extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma originating in the inferior turbinate. Resumed Report The patient was a girl, 8 years and 6 months of age, who had constant bilateral nasal obstruction and recurrent epistaxis for 6 months, worse on the right side, with hyposmia and snoring. Nasal endoscopy showed a reddish lesion, smooth, friable, and nonulcerated...
October 2014: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
Yasunori Fujimoto, Henrique F Ramos, Pedro P Mariani, Fabrizio R Romano, Arthur Cukiert, Edson Bor-Seng-Shu, Akatsuki Wakayama, Toshiki Yoshimine
We describe a practical technique of superior turbinectomy followed by posterior ethmoidectomy as a less invasive procedure for two-surgeon technique on endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery. After identification of the superior turbinate and the sphenoid ostium, the inferior third portion of the superior turbinate was coagulated and resected. This partial superior turbinectomy procedure exposed the posterior ethmoidal sinus. Resection of the bony walls between the sphenoid and posterior ethmoid sinuses provided more lateral and superior exposure of the sphenoid sinus...
2015: Neurologia Medico-chirurgica
Evangelia Tsakiropoulou, Victor Vital, Jannis Constantinidis, George Kekes
BACKGROUND: Turbinectomy, although a common procedure, is often accused of having a negative impact in all nasal functions. This study is the first in vivo study that evaluates objectively the effect of partial turbinectomy on nasal air-conditioning capacity. METHODS: In total, 57 patients with prior partial inferior turbinectomy and 28 healthy controls were examined. Intranasal temperature and humidity values were measured at the level of the head of inferior and middle turbinate...
March 2015: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
Osama G Abdel-Naby Awad, Khalf A Hamid
To assess the value of using the intranasal septal splint after partial inferior turbinectomy (PIT) surgery. Prospective, randomized comparative study. The study was conducted over a period of 2 years from January 2012 to January 2014 at Minia University hospital, Minia, Egypt. A total of 100 patients underwent bilateral PIT. They were randomly divided into 2 groups. Group A included 50 patients had PIT with intranasal splints and group B included 50 patients had PIT without splints. A comparison was made between the 2 groups regarding the postoperative pain, degree of nasal obstruction and the degree of tissue healing and adhesions formation at 2 time points (2 and 4 weeks postoperatively)...
March 2015: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
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