JOURNAL ARTICLE

Repair of large nasal septal perforation with titanium membrane: report of 10 cases

Ahmad Daneshi, Shabahang Mohammadi, Morteza Javadi, Fatemeh Hassannia
American Journal of Otolaryngology 2010, 31 (5): 387-9
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OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to study a new treatment to repair large nasal septal perforation with medical titanium membrane.

METHOD: Ten patients with septal perforation underwent repair with open rhinoplasty approach using titanium membrane.

RESULTS: The perforation of nasal septum in 10 patients was closed satisfactorily. During our followup period (mean, 1 year), the titanium membrane was mucosalized, and this technique led to persistent closing of perforation.

CONCLUSION: Repair of septal perforation with titanium membrane yields excellent results.

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