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Reuults of submucosal laser turbinotomy with the neodymium:YAG laser
Author(s): Oliver Emmerling M.D.; Justus F. R. Ilgner M.D.; Martin Westhofen M.D.
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Paper Abstract

A variety of surgical procedures has been introduced for the reduction of hyperplastic inferior nasal turbinates. We describe the results of the submucosal laser turbinotomy with the Nd:YAG laser in 15 patients as a new simple, effective and low-risk operation method, which leads to early subjective and objective improvement of nasal breathing.

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Date Published: 28 June 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4166, Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World, (28 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389484
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Oliver Emmerling M.D., Univ. of Aachen (Germany)
Justus F. R. Ilgner M.D., Univ. of Aachen (Germany)
Martin Westhofen M.D., Univ. of Aachen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4166:
Laser Florence '99: A Window on the Laser Medicine World
Leonardo Longo; Alfons G. Hofstetter; Mihail-Lucian Pascu; Wilhelm R.A. Waidelich, Editor(s)

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