Study confirms efficacy of polyethylene nasal implants

04/19/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Patients whose nasal septal perforations were repaired using polyethylene implants had significant improvement in crusting, nasal discharge and nosebleeds at the one-year follow-up, researchers report in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. The procedure requires no use of other tissue and has a lower morbidity rate than procedures that do, researchers said. Only one of the 14 patients undergoing the procedure did not have successful closure and bilateral mucosal coverage, and that patient had not complied with postoperative care instructions.

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