Deleterious effect of smoking and nasal septal deviation on mucociliary clearance and improvement after septoplasty


Karaman M. , Tek A.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY & ALLERGY, vol.23, no.1, pp.2-7, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.2500/ajra.2009.23.3253
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY & ALLERGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2-7
  • Keywords: Nasal mucociliary clearance, postoperative, preoperative, saccharine test, septal deviation, septoplasty, smoking, CIGARETTE SMOKE, BEAT FREQUENCY, HUMAN RESPONSE, EXPOSURE

Abstract

Objectives: To investigate the effect of septal deviation, septoplasty, and smoking upon nasal mucociliary clearance by using saccharine test.