How to correct the perforation of the nasal septum?

Written by: Dr. Javier Máiz Cal
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Getting close a perforation of the nasal septum has always been a problem for specialists Otolaryngology worldwide. In fact if you were to ask ENT specialists big hospitals in the country, most reply that there is no effective surgical solution for most cases.

nasal septum I use the technical closure of septal perforation learned from Dr. July Stedile (Brazil), one of the world's leading authorities in this area. This technique allows the closure of perforations to 3cm in diameter, with results close to 100%.

The technique involves piercing the septal detachment and rotation across the nasal mucosa region (wall, ceiling and floor of the nostrils) to the side walls. This aims to facilitate the closure of the mucosa, then a graft composed of the temporalis muscle fascia with a filling of the ear cartilage obtained from the patient or tissue bank is introduced.

In most cases, the procedure is performed through a rhinoplasty, so it is used to aesthetic corrections necessary practicarle.


What are the symptoms of nasal septum perforation?

The main symptoms that indicate a nasal septum perforation occurs are: frequent nosebleeds, nasal obstruction, foul-smelling crusts production, wheezing and mucus secretion.

If the perforation is larger than 1cm, they can weaken the structures that support the nose, so they tend to cause changes in the aesthetics of the nose as the sinking of the back.


Causes of nasal septum perforation

The main cause perforation of the nasal septum is the previous nasal surgery, ie, a sequel of this. Surgery via transnasal pituitary included. However, there are other causes such as accidents, cocaine, and clogging by nosebleeds, among others.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Javier Máiz Cal

With over 30 years of professional career, Dr. Corn Cal specializes in head and neck surgery, Head of the University Hospital Mutua de Terrassa and has a private practice since 1992 in the Teknon Medical Center. He is a doctor of first level for its international prestige, with whom he learned innovative techniques worldwide, as the technique of closure of the perforation of the nasal septum, associating rhinoplasty technique otoplasty without sutures or technique augmentation surgery of the upper lip, and also improving refinement techniques in rhinoplasty and mentoplastias.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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