Outcomes of Concurrent Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Rhinoplasty: A Case Control Study

  • Mohammad Sadeghi Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Babak Saedi Mail Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Aydin Mahdkhah Cheif Resident of Otolaryngology, School of medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Azin Tabaree Cheif Resident of Otolaryngology, School of medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords:
FESS, Nasal Plastic Surgery, Outcome, Rhinoplasty, Sinusitis, Sinus Surgery

Abstract

To evaluate results of concurrent functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) and nasal plastic surgery in terms of safety, efficacy and patient satisfaction, and compare them with the results of single procedures. We conducted a prospective case control study in three groups of patients with chronic sinusitis and nasal deformity; 25 cases had concurrent FESS and rhinoplasty, 25 controls had FESS, and 25 controls had rhinoplasty alone. The patients preoperative and postoperative sino-nasal outcome test (SNOT22) and also patients' satisfaction using the visual analogue scale were evaluated after one year. There were no significant differences between aesthetic indexes of concurrent surgery and control groups. Also, we found no significant inter-group difference between SNOT22 scores. There was no major complication in the studied patients. Conducting nasal plastic surgery and FESS concurrently can be a feasible surgery with functional and aesthetic results comparable to those with individual FESS or rhinoplasty.

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Sadeghi M, Saedi B, Mahdkhah A, Tabaree A. Outcomes of Concurrent Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Rhinoplasty: A Case Control Study. Acta Med Iran. 51(11):765-770.
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