Radiofrequency for inferior turbinate hypertrophy: could its long-term effect be predicted with a preoperative topical vasoconstrictor drop test?

Yilmaz M. , Kemaloglu Y. K. , Baysal E., Tutar H.

American journal of rhinology, cilt.20, ss.32-5, 2006 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/194589240602000106
  • Dergi Adı: American journal of rhinology
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.32-5


Background: Our purpose was to evaluate whether postoperative improvement by radiofrequency (RF) volumetric tissue reduction (RFVTR) correlated with a preoperative topical vasoconstrictor drop test (TVDT) in subjects with chronic nasal obstruction secondary to inferior turbinate hypertrophy (ITH).