Septoplasty Versus Submucous Resection in young Adults

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Muhammad Iqbal
Mohib Ullah
Saeed Ullah
Hidayat Ullah Khan
Javed Iqbal Shah


Summary Forty five patients after septoplasty and 48 patients after SMR were studied for 8 months and the results were compared. Post-operative complications such as more frequent after submucous resection (SMR). Functional results of SMR, such as relief of nasal obstruction and headaches, were better (73% and 50% respectively than those of septoplasty ( 69% and 44%). Septoplasty technique is advocated but in the hands of trained surgeon.

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Iqbal M, Ullah M, Ullah S, Khan HU, Shah JI. Septoplasty Versus Submucous Resection in young Adults. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 9 [cited 2022 Oct. 3];13(1). Available from:
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